30 Movie, Science and History Now-You-Know Facts

30 Movie, Science and History Now-You-Know Facts

When you study history lessons, it may appear that you’re simply memorizing spontaneous facts and information about historical events. And while knowing the past is essential, uncovering a few odd history lessons makes learning even more enjoyable. The amazingly weird historical trivia tidbits below are amongst the most interesting facts from the previous era — whether you’re hoping to expand the history or become a whiz during your next random history facts trivia night.

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In 2016, Mozart outsold Beyonce, Adele, and Drake in CDs Universal released a 200-disc box set for the 225th anniversary of Mozart's death, meaning that each purchase counted for 200 disc sales. NOW YOU KNOW CRACKED.COM


In Turkey, you can no longer use cryptocurrencies to buy anything at all. Due to rising inflation, people started using crypto for everyday transactions more and more, but the government put a stop to that on April 30, 2021. NOW YOU KNOW CRACKED.COM


In 1999, lions fought a two-week war with hyenas in Ethiopia. A pride of lions lost six, but killed 35 hyenas and drove off the entire group to take control of the territory -- a conflict that was broadcast on Ethiopian TV and monitored by the police. NOW YOU KNOW CRACKED.COM


Egyptian medicine was. surprisingly specialized, and they even had proctologists. 1 The Egyptian term for those literally translates to shepherd of the anus. NOW YOU KNOW CRACKED.COM


The fearsome Blackbeard was only active for a grand total of two years. He's first mentioned as a pirate in 1716 (he was a privateer from 1701 to 1713), and they caught and killed him in 1718 8 - - and that was that. NOW YOU KNOW CRACKED.COM


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