21 People Who Get Unfairly Left Out Of The History Books

They say history is written by the winners, but frankly, we're beginning to suspect that it's written by the jerks. How else do you explain how these folks got shoved aside in favor of the names that we've come to know and love? Well it's time to fix that. Here are some people whom you've probably never heard of, but absolutely should have.

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21 People Who Get Unfairly Left Out Of The History Books - Ub Iwerks was a Missouri-born animator and Walt Disney's oldest and closest friend. He was For details, read 5 Sidekicks Who Got Screwed By History

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21 People Who Get Unfairly Left Out Of The History Books - Sally Ride wasn't the first woman in space. She wasn’t even the second. The first woman in For details, read 5 Groundbreaking Firsts That Your History Books Lied About

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21 People Who Get Unfairly Left Out Of The History Books - Elisha Gray developed one of the very first voice-transmission systems using a revolutionarFor details, read 5 Groundbreaking Firsts That Your History Books Lied About

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21 People Who Get Unfairly Left Out Of The History Books - The team that investigated Al Capone for bootlegging was headed by the now-world-famous EliFor details, read 5 Important People Who Were Screwed Out of History Books

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21 People Who Get Unfairly Left Out Of The History Books - The power behind Alexander the Great was his mother, Olympias. When questions came up aboutFor details, read 6 People Who Secretly Ruled The World

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21 People Who Get Unfairly Left Out Of The History Books - While Napoleon was out declaring war on everything he saw, his minister of foreign relationFor details, read 6 People Who Secretly Ruled The World

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21 People Who Get Unfairly Left Out Of The History Books - Galileo didn’t really invent the telescope. Dutchman Hans Lippershey did in 1608. He attempFor details, read 5 Famous Inventors (Who Stole Their Big Idea)

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21 People Who Get Unfairly Left Out Of The History Books - A hundred years before Rosa Parks, Elizabeth Jennings Graham took a stand against segregateFor details, read 5 Important People Who Were Screwed Out of History Books

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21 People Who Get Unfairly Left Out Of The History Books - Plenty of people messed around with the idea of the light bulb, (Jean Foucault, Humphrey DaFor details, read 5 Famous Inventors (Who Stole Their Big Idea)

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21 People Who Get Unfairly Left Out Of The History Books - You’re probably familiar with the Jonestown Massacre, but have you heard of Leo Ryan? The cFor details, read 5 Horrifying Attacks on America Your History Books Left Out

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21 People Who Get Unfairly Left Out Of The History Books - In 1940, Percy Julian figured out how to isolate hormones so they could be used in medicineFor details, read 5 Important People Who Were Screwed Out of History Books

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21 People Who Get Unfairly Left Out Of The History Books - After writing a handful of episodes for the first few seasons of <i>The Simpsons</i>, Matt For details, read 6 Pop Culture Visionaries Who Get Too Much Credit

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21 People Who Get Unfairly Left Out Of The History Books - Gene Roddenbwerry is world-renowned for creating <i>Star Trek</i>. But Gene Coon served as For details, read 6 Pop Culture Visionaries Who Get Too Much Credit

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21 People Who Get Unfairly Left Out Of The History Books - There’s no historical evidence that Betsy Ross had anything to do with the design or creatiFor details, read 5 Important People Who Were Screwed Out of History Books

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21 People Who Get Unfairly Left Out Of The History Books - For details, read 5 Groundbreaking Firsts That Your History Books Lied About

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21 People Who Get Unfairly Left Out Of The History Books - Among Genghis Khan's circle of advisers was Yelu Chucai, a clever outsider in the unique poFor details, read 6 People Who Secretly Ruled The World

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21 People Who Get Unfairly Left Out Of The History Books - In 1919, Woodrow Wilson suffered a stroke which left him paralyzed on his left side. So hisFor details, read 6 People Who Secretly Ruled The World

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21 People Who Get Unfairly Left Out Of The History Books - Stan Lee and Jack Kirby are generally credited with creating the X-Men. But their vision ofFor details, read 6 Pop Culture Visionaries Who Get Too Much Credit

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21 People Who Get Unfairly Left Out Of The History Books - In 1811, a slave named Charles Deslondes led between 200 and 500 uniformed, semi-armed, flaFor details, read 5 Sidekicks Who Got Screwed By History

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21 People Who Get Unfairly Left Out Of The History Books - John Wayne copied his whole persona from a man named Yakima Canutt. Not only was he Wayne’sFor details, read 5 Important People Who Were Screwed Out of History Books

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21 People Who Get Unfairly Left Out Of The History Books - Already an old man and a retired engineer in 1890, Octave Chanute began tinkering with flyiFor details, read 5 Sidekicks Who Got Screwed By History

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