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History is full of curious facts and a very broad subject. Most often, it has to be separate up into several different classifications to make it more manageable. Since this topic is so broad, there is absolutely no way you can cover it all, especially not in great detail.
But sometimes those details — the little fun facts you can use to wow your friends — are the most interesting things of all. That’s why we went ahead and compiled a list of historical facts that your teachers failed to mention.

Trial by ordeal

In the Middle Ages, there was a thing called "trial by ordeal" in which the accused would stick his/her art in a pot of boiling water. If they didn't get burned, it meant they were innocent. Fact source...

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Unusual

Santa Anna, a Mexican General, once held an extremely elaborate funeral... for his amputated leg. Fact source...

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