10 Hilarious Historical Facts That Actually Happened

We usually consider history as boring and something to sleep on, but these historical personalities have done some really messed up stuff and embarrassing things that are hilarious.  This Article will surely not be boring as it has many silly historical facts which we have never heard of.

WheeBuzz gives you 10 hilarious historical facts you won’t believe happened.

1. Ben the Prankster

One Redditor Jason Yaya found out that the founding fathers were not keen on letting Benjamin Franklin work on the Declaration of independence because they were worried about the fact that he would write a joke on it.

2. A Pirate Who Looted A Ship Only For The Crew’s Hats

Historian Peter Earle writes in his book that Benjamin Hornigold was a famous Pirate hunter who had once looted a ship by only just taking their hats. Hornigold’s crew members had got so drunk in a party that they lost all their hats so they went on a voyage to rob new ones.

3. Just Go With It

The so- famous Pentagon of the states wasn’t actually built for any reason or a defense base, its shape is not even that of a regular pentagon. It was actually fitted into a field which was lying between five big roads, but they had built it somewhere else because it was falling in some other city region. But they went ahead and built as they had already paid the designer for a five-sided building.

4. Trade Routes Existed Long Before The Pilgrims Landed On Plymouth.

Trade routes between the Europeans and North Americans had already existed even before the pilgrims arrived in Plymouth. Europe was mainly used for trade by fishermen and trade diplomats. The first Native American to welcome the pilgrims was Samoset. It has not yet been proven, but there is a probability that he may have.

5. Napoleon’s Killer Bunnies

“Napoleon was attacked by a horde of bunnies while hunting.” Once when Napoleon was hunting, he was attacked by a horde of bunnies, although it does seem fake and fictitious it’s not.  A rabbit hunt was requested by the emperor for him and his soldiers. The person in charge of this hunt was Chief of staff Alexander Berthier. They had caught 3,000 rabbits which were released and to be hunted. Instead of the bunnies running in fright when the emperor and his men chased them, they turned around and bounded towards the dictator and his army. Hundreds of bunnies were attacking the world’s most powerful dictator of his time.

6. I’m Going Home With The Enemy.

In the Austro-Prussian war in 1866, Liechtenstein a tiny country had sent 80 men to war. They returned with no casualties and an extra comrade with a total of 81 men. This actually happened and this was the last battle of the country.

7. Pythagoras Was Afraid Of Beans

The most iconic mathematic discoverer in History was Pythagoras but he was afraid of beans and lentils. The main reason for his death was his phobia for beans. He had to escape through a field of beans when killers were chasing him, but he refused to pass through and chose death instead.

8. The “B” Stands for Big. *Wink Wink*

President Lyndon B. Johnson was the 36th president of the United States. He was very fond of showing the journalist his penis. He always spoke about how big it was. He gave it a name “Jumbo”. This is true.

9. “Pull Mein Finger!” Hitler Had a Massive Farting Problem

The most horrible and bad gas complaints were given to Adolf Hitler.  Having dinner with Adolf Hitler would be even considered worse than torture for some guests. The reason for such problems was because he had frequent stomach problems and always relied on weird medicines like Morell. Adolf Hitler dosed himself with 28 different types of drugs to control his farting. But the main reason for his stomach pain was his medicines because they contained Strychnine, a type of poison.

10.  It’s Not Going to Lick Itself!

A six-piece canon with the name Leck Mich Im Arsch was written by Mozart. The meaning translated to Lick or kiss my Arse. You can listen to it on YouTube.

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Written by Andrew Alpin

Andrew Kevin Alpin is a senior content specialist from Kolkata, India. With a passion for writing from a very young age, he has 8 years of experience in content writing behind him. Apart from being well versed in several niches, Andrew’s forte is social media stories, news, health, fitness, parenting, entertainment, literature, philosophy, travel and food. With a penchant for writing poetry, he has also published a collection of poems written over years titled “Thy will be Done”. Andrew’s interests include reading, music and collecting occult and spiritual books.

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