20 Random And Interesting Facts That Are 100% True But Sound Fake Completely
The world is truly unique and things people say sound fake at times, even though they might be true.
1. First Public screening of motion movie
The first such screening was held on December 28, 1895. Interestingly, the first pornographic movie too was released within a year.
2. Humans appeared 200,000 years ago
The written record however began 6,000 years ago. This practically means that 97 percent of the history has been lost.
3. Warner Brothers
Warner Brother’s entertainment Inc. came into existence months before downfall of Ottoman Empire.
4. Seven of the deadliest wars were fought in China
Ten deadliest wars have been fought till date and seven of these were fought in China.
5. Lebensborn Program
Nazis put into practice a program by name of Lebensborn in which Norwegian women had to mate with Nazi officers.
6. John Tyler
The President of United States of America John Tyler had a son when he was 63. His two grandchildren are still alive even as he became the President in 1841.
7. The Golden Era for Persia
In 480 BC The First Persian Empire covered 44 % of world’s population. Alexander however did all the damage 150 years later and extended his rule all over the region.
8. Pyramids were build by labourers
It was believed that pyramids were build by Egyptian slaves. However, the fact is that it was built by paid labourers.
9. Peace lasted little
Of the last 3500 years for which history is available, peace has prevailed for only 230 years in the civilized world.
10. Flag of US was designed by a 17 year kid
The flag of United States was designed by a 17 year old child Robert G. Heft as a part of school project. The teachers initially disapproved of the same but the effort was appreciated when it became the official flag.
11. George W. Bush was nearly assassinated
George W. Bush was nearly assassinated in 2005 by a man who threw a grenade at him. Luckily, it did not explode and the President survived.
12. Interracial Marriage
Interracial marriages were banned in South Africa from 1949 to 1985 for 36 years. Interestingly, the same were banned in United States from 1776 to 1967.
13. Pension to War Widows
The federal government is paying Civil War pension to children of soldiers who participated in the war. The last of these war widows died in 2003.
14. Marijuana Use
It was thought that Marijuana was mostly used in 1960’s. However, interestingly, 34% of Americans did not know of Marijuana in 1960’s.
15. Soviet Union paid the brunt in war
For every two US soldiers killed during Second World War, twenty one from Soviet Union died.
16. Napoleon Bonaparte
If Napoleon would have been alive today, he would have been 1 inch shorter than average French man.
17. Baseball facts
Baseball was invented in 1755 in Britain. The world thought that it came into existence in 1790.
18. Bangladesh is more populated than Russia
Russia has over 9 time zones and has area more than Pluto. Population wise however Bangladesh is bigger with a population of 156.6 million. The population of Russia is 143.5 million.
19. Park in Austria gets submerged in 30 feet of water every spring
The park is in Styria in Austria and gets submerged in water every year when snow melts from Hochschwab Mountain.
20. Heroin was used to treat children’s cough
Bayer the company which manufactured heroin used the drug to cure children cough until 1912. Later it was found that it was a dangerous drug for children.