Here Are 14 Astonishing History Facts You Never Knew!!!
When it comes to history people absolutely snooze! However, here are 14 most interesting facts of the history which will blow your mind. Scroll down to know more!!
Olympics Awarded Medals For Arts Too
From the year of 1912 to 1948, the Olympics games held competitions in fine arts. Medals were awarded for literature, architecture, sculpture, painting as well as music. This addition was essential because of the Ancient Greeks who held art festivals along with games.
Turkeys Were Worshipped As Gods!!
America’s favorite part of Thanksgiving Turkey! Although, these birds were worshipped by Mayan people as vessels of god. The birds were held as a symbol of power as well as prestige. You can find these in Maya archaeology.
Captain Morgan Actually Existed!
The very much loved Rum brand used to be a real guy! Can you believe it? He was, however, a Welsh more private who fought for the English against the Spanish!
Do You Use Forks?
Forks are widely used for eating! Although these utensils were considered as an offense to God because they were ‘artificial hands.’ As well as these were introduced in the late 11th century.
Titanic Owners Never Said The Ship Was Unsinkable!
However, the movie might have let you believe that Titanic was unsinkable! Although its owners never mentioned so!
Mary Did Own A Little Lamb!
You may very well be aware of the rhyme, ‘Mary has a little lamb!’ However, you probably weren’t aware that this actually is based on a true story! As well as her name was Mary Sawyer, an eleven-year-old girl who helped to raise money for the church with the wool from her lamb!
Ketchup Was Used As Medicine!
Yep, Yep! The very well known partner for fries was sold as medicine in the late 1830s. However, ketchup was sold as a cure for indigestion!
Mr. Abrahm Lincoln Is In Wrestling Hall Of Fame!
Before Mr. Lincoln took the office as President, he was a wrestling champion! Among his 300 contests, Mr. Lincoln only lost one of the matches! Although his physic doesn’t suggest that I will believe it is true!
Independence Day Is Not Actually On 4th Of July!
Independence day is actually on the 2nd of July because this is when the second continental congress in Philadelphia approved a resolution for Independence!
Mr. Lincoln Was Also A Licensed Bartender!
In 1833 Mr. Lincoln opened up a bar called Berry and Lincoln with his friend William F. Berry. However, the funny part is the shop was eventually closed because of Mr. Berry who was an alcoholic consumed most of the shop’s supply!
Thomas Edison Didn’t Invent Light Bulb!
However, Mr. Edison is known for his invention of the light bulb, he had actually stolen the invention from Warren de la Rue in 1880. As well as the real inventor had discovered the light bulb forty years before Mr. Edison!
Columbus Did Not Discover America!
The European explorer did not discover America! Not only he was the one to discover America, but he was also 500 years late to discover America! Shocking isn’t it? However, it was the Norse explorer Leif Erickson who landed on American shores during the 10th century!
Walt Disney Did Not Draw Mickey Mouse!
The most adorable cartoon owned by Walt Disney was not actually drawn by them! However, Walt Disney has the idea, it was created by animator Ub Iwerks!
Historic Disasters Were Due To Sleep Deprivation!
The very famous Chernobyl as well as the other historic disasters were due to sleep deprivation! Now you know why sleep is essential!