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“Those who do not learn history are doomed to repeat it.” This infamous quote is known by pretty much everyone. But just how much history do you actually know? Certainly you know the basics, but there is even much left to be learned about those.

Additionally, there’s a lot of interesting information behind some of your favorite brands, sports, and holidays! For example, do you know where the first McDonald’s was opened? We all love Halloween, but where did the idea to dress up come from? Find out all this and more with this variety of history facts!

10 Crazy Coincidences That Are Hard To Believe

Coincidence is something that's bound to strike us sooner or later - it's is just a natural part of life. Even so, there are times when there are coincidences so crazy that it makes you stop and wonder. Here are 10 coincidences that are so crazy they are hard to believe!

50 Fun Facts About William Shakespeare For Kids

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Shakespeare is one of the most famous writers in history! This well spoken playwright is still well-known by all generations, and that likely won't be changing any time soon. We've assembled 50 of the best facts about Shakespeare to hopefully inspire you to appreciate his impressive works even more!

20 Historical Facts About Tutankhamun

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King Tut was the youngest Pharoah to be appointed in Egyptian history! There is a lot of mystery surrounding this young ruler, like who his parents were, and even how he died is still relatively unknown. Here we have a list of facts about what we DO know about Tutankhamun!

Nine Unknown Facts About Adolf Hitler

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As despicable as Hitler was, he is an important piece of world history. It's fascinating to learn about this character, because even though he committed many heinous crimes against humanity, he still had a few quirks himself that you would be surprised to learn about here.

30 Resonating Facts About Ludwig van Beethoven

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Ludwig van Beethoven is arguably one of the most influential classical music composers of all time. This German composer made his mark in the transitional period between the Classical & Romantic eras in classical music. Check out these 30 facts about Beethoven that you probably never knew!

50 Humbling Facts About 9/11

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9/11 was the biggest and most devastating assault on the United States with the highest death toll out of all previous and forthcoming attacks. While it may leave a bitter taste, it's now part of history and important to recognize. Here are 50 important facts about September 11.

Three Times The World Almost Entered A Nuclear War

Nuclear war has been a threat hanging over the world for decades now. Luckily, we've managed to avoid it - so far. But there are a more than a few times where we certainly came close! Here are three of which that you may not have heard about until now!