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A treasure trove of interesting history facts, videos, and infographics that include ancient and modern history, major wars, biographies, and more

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Mona Lisa Facts
Russian Civil War Facts
Russo-Japanese War Facts
Berlin Wall Facts
Pearl Harbor Facts
Titanic Facts
Veterans Day
Afghanistan War
Chernobyl Facts
KKK Facts
Rwandan Genocide
Mummy Facts
Civil War Facts
Black Death Facts
Cold War Facts

Military Draft

10 Educational Military Draft Facts

10 Educational Military Draft Facts

10 Educational Military Draft Facts

Mona Lisa Facts

Besides the Mona Lisa, there are other famous paintings at the Louvre, such as "Liberty Leading the People," "The Raft of the Medusa," "The Dying Slave," "Death of the Virgin," "Aphrodite of Milos,"

Mona Lisa: The Heart of the Louvre

Besides the Mona Lisa, there are other famous paintings at the Louvre, such as "Liberty Leading the People," "The Raft of the Medusa," "The Dying Slave," "Death of the Virgin," "Aphrodite of Milos,"

Its much-publicized theft in 1911 helped propel the Mona Lisa to celebrity status #art #monalisa #facts

The Mona Lisa hasn't always been famous

Its much-publicized theft in 1911 helped propel the Mona Lisa to celebrity status #art #monalisa #facts

Does the "Mona Lisa" live up to the hype? #monalisa #arthistory #interstingfacts

What is the most famous work of art in the world?

Does the "Mona Lisa" live up to the hype? #monalisa #arthistory #interstingfacts

Russian Civil War Facts

Anastasia was the last Romanov to be left alive before she was executed #russiancivilwar #fact

Russian Civil War Fact

Anastasia was the last Romanov to be left alive before she was executed #russiancivilwar #fact

Don't turn your back on Stalin #russia #russiancivilwar #facts

Russian Civil War Fact

Don't turn your back on Stalin #russia #russiancivilwar #facts

Russo-Japanese War Facts

The Russo-Japanese War (1904-5) was a brief conflict between the Russian Empire and Japan, a rising power in Asia #russojapanesewar #history #war

When did the Russo-Japanese War begin?

The Russo-Japanese War (1904-5) was a brief conflict between the Russian Empire and Japan, a rising power in Asia #russojapanesewar #history #war

The Russo-Japanese War revolutionized warfare #russojapanese #facts #history

Russo-Japanese War Fact You Probably Didn't Know

The Russo-Japanese War revolutionized warfare #russojapanese #facts #history

In fact, many scholars believe that the Russo-Japanese War set the stage for WW I #russojapanesewar #war #facts

World War Zero

In fact, many scholars believe that the Russo-Japanese War set the stage for WW I #russojapanesewar #war #facts

Little-known Russo-Japanese War Facts #russojapanesewar #facts

Russo-Japanese War Fact

Little-known Russo-Japanese War Facts #russojapanesewar #facts

Berlin Wall Facts

West Berlin police threw him bandages, but Fetcher could not reach them. He bled to death after an hour of being shot. #berlinwall #facts #history

Tragic Berlin Wall Fact

West Berlin police threw him bandages, but Fetcher could not reach them. He bled to death after an hour of being shot. #berlinwall #facts #history

Margaret Thatcher believed that a unified Germany would destabilize Europe #berlinwall #facts #history

Margaret Thatcher believed that a unified Germany would destabilize Europe #berlinwall #facts #history

She also has an object relationship with Lance, her competition bow (Erika is a competitive archer) #berlinwall #history #facts

A woman married what?

She also has an object relationship with Lance, her competition bow (Erika is a competitive archer) #berlinwall #history #facts

In 1987, President Reagan challenged Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev to "tear down this wall," referring to the Berlin Wall #berlinwall #facts

Did you know this about Ronald Reagan?

In 1987, President Reagan challenged Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev to "tear down this wall," referring to the Berlin Wall #berlinwall #facts

Pearl Harbor Facts

Pearl Harbor didn't happen out of the blue #pearlharbor #facts #history

Little-Known Pearl Harbor Fact

Pearl Harbor didn't happen out of the blue #pearlharbor #facts #history

Pearl Harbor and 9/11: Two dates that will live in infamy #pearlharbor #americanhistory #facts

Attacks on American Soil

Pearl Harbor and 9/11: Two dates that will live in infamy #pearlharbor #americanhistory #facts

Learn little-known facts, amazing history, and stunning trivia with this info-packed Pearl Harbor infographic #infographic #pearlharbor #facts

Amazing Pearl Harbor Infographic

Learn little-known facts, amazing history, and stunning trivia with this info-packed Pearl Harbor infographic #infographic #pearlharbor #facts

10 Historical Facts about Pearl Harbor #pearlharbor #history #facts

10 Historical Facts about Pearl Harbor

10 Historical Facts about Pearl Harbor 1. Only the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001 sparked as big of a governmental investigation as Pearl Harbor. 2....

Titanic Facts

The Titanic ignored the many warnings about icebergs because it had a strict schedule to keep, and because the Titanic was thought to be unsinkable  #titanic #facts #history

Why did the Titanic ignore warnings about icebergs?

The Titanic ignored the many warnings about icebergs because it had a strict schedule to keep, and because the Titanic was thought to be unsinkable #titanic #facts #history

Despite the warnings, the Titanic travelled near max speed until it hit an iceberg  #titanic #history #facts

How many warnings did the Titanic receive?

Despite the warnings, the Titanic travelled near max speed until it hit an iceberg #titanic #history #facts

In 1912, the actual Titanic cost about $7.5 million (roughly $140 million in 1997 dollars) to build. James Cameron's film cost $200 million to make. #titanic #history #facts #movies

Titanic: History vs. Movie

In 1912, the actual Titanic cost about $7.5 million (roughly $140 million in 1997 dollars) to build. James Cameron's film cost $200 million to make. #titanic #history #facts #movies

There is a debate whether the wreck of the Titanic should be save or if nature should take its course #titanic #fact #history

45 Interesting Facts about the Titanic | FactRetriever

There is a debate whether the wreck of the Titanic should be save or if nature should take its course #titanic #fact #history

Veterans Day

On Veterans Day, Americans honor all living military veterans. Memorial Day honors those who died while in military service. #veteransday #facts

Veterans Day

On Veterans Day, Americans honor all living military veterans. Memorial Day honors those who died while in military service. #veteransday #facts

Afghanistan War

United States soldier Robert Bales avoided the death penalty after a military judge accepted his guilty plea #afghanwar #warcrimes #facts

Who is Robert Bales?

United States soldier Robert Bales avoided the death penalty after a military judge accepted his guilty plea #afghanwar #warcrimes #facts

The War in Afghanistan has lasted longer than the Civil War, Spanish-American War, World War I, World War II, and Korean War--combined. #afghanistan #history #facts

What is the longest war in U.S. history?

The War in Afghanistan has lasted longer than the Civil War, Spanish-American War, World War I, World War II, and Korean War--combined. #afghanistan #history #facts

Chernobyl Facts

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Rwandan Genocide

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Mummy Facts

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Black Death Facts

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Besides the Mona Lisa, there are other famous paintings at the Louvre, such as "Liberty Leading the People," "The Raft of the Medusa," "The Dying Slave," "Death of the Virgin," "Aphrodite of Milos,"

Mona Lisa: The Heart of the Louvre

Besides the Mona Lisa, there are other famous paintings at the Louvre, such as "Liberty Leading the People," "The Raft of the Medusa," "The Dying Slave," "Death of the Virgin," "Aphrodite of Milos,"

Its much-publicized theft in 1911 helped propel the Mona Lisa to celebrity status #art #monalisa #facts

The Mona Lisa hasn't always been famous

Its much-publicized theft in 1911 helped propel the Mona Lisa to celebrity status #art #monalisa #facts

Does the "Mona Lisa" live up to the hype? #monalisa #arthistory #interstingfacts

What is the most famous work of art in the world?

Does the "Mona Lisa" live up to the hype? #monalisa #arthistory #interstingfacts

United States soldier Robert Bales avoided the death penalty after a military judge accepted his guilty plea #afghanwar #warcrimes #facts

Who is Robert Bales?

United States soldier Robert Bales avoided the death penalty after a military judge accepted his guilty plea #afghanwar #warcrimes #facts

10 Educational Military Draft Facts

10 Educational Military Draft Facts

10 Educational Military Draft Facts

The Titanic ignored the many warnings about icebergs because it had a strict schedule to keep, and because the Titanic was thought to be unsinkable  #titanic #facts #history

Why did the Titanic ignore warnings about icebergs?

The Titanic ignored the many warnings about icebergs because it had a strict schedule to keep, and because the Titanic was thought to be unsinkable #titanic #facts #history

On Veterans Day, Americans honor all living military veterans. Memorial Day honors those who died while in military service. #veteransday #facts

Veterans Day

On Veterans Day, Americans honor all living military veterans. Memorial Day honors those who died while in military service. #veteransday #facts

Anastasia was the last Romanov to be left alive before she was executed #russiancivilwar #fact

Russian Civil War Fact

Anastasia was the last Romanov to be left alive before she was executed #russiancivilwar #fact

Don't turn your back on Stalin #russia #russiancivilwar #facts

Russian Civil War Fact

Don't turn your back on Stalin #russia #russiancivilwar #facts

The Russo-Japanese War (1904-5) was a brief conflict between the Russian Empire and Japan, a rising power in Asia #russojapanesewar #history #war

When did the Russo-Japanese War begin?

The Russo-Japanese War (1904-5) was a brief conflict between the Russian Empire and Japan, a rising power in Asia #russojapanesewar #history #war

The Russo-Japanese War revolutionized warfare #russojapanese #facts #history

Russo-Japanese War Fact You Probably Didn't Know

The Russo-Japanese War revolutionized warfare #russojapanese #facts #history

In fact, many scholars believe that the Russo-Japanese War set the stage for WW I #russojapanesewar #war #facts

World War Zero

In fact, many scholars believe that the Russo-Japanese War set the stage for WW I #russojapanesewar #war #facts

Little-known Russo-Japanese War Facts #russojapanesewar #facts

Russo-Japanese War Fact

Little-known Russo-Japanese War Facts #russojapanesewar #facts

West Berlin police threw him bandages, but Fetcher could not reach them. He bled to death after an hour of being shot. #berlinwall #facts #history

Tragic Berlin Wall Fact

West Berlin police threw him bandages, but Fetcher could not reach them. He bled to death after an hour of being shot. #berlinwall #facts #history

Pearl Harbor didn't happen out of the blue #pearlharbor #facts #history

Little-Known Pearl Harbor Fact

Pearl Harbor didn't happen out of the blue #pearlharbor #facts #history

Pearl Harbor and 9/11: Two dates that will live in infamy #pearlharbor #americanhistory #facts

Attacks on American Soil

Pearl Harbor and 9/11: Two dates that will live in infamy #pearlharbor #americanhistory #facts