In our never-ending quest to show why no education system can hold a candle Cracked, we asked our readers to drop some knowledge bombs about history that don't turn up in your text books. We're not exactly sure if you can cite us in research papers, but you should be able to. Now you can go show your high school teacher this article and say “when I left you I was but a learner. Now I am the master.” Make sure to wear that same Darth Vader mask we know you totally didn't keep in your locker at high school. 

You know what? Even if you did, so what! You are the master now! That trilogy works out great for Darth Vader! Embrace yourself! Embrace your past! And speaking of the past, we'd like to know about it. Give us some history facts! We need our history facts! Man we love history. Such a cool discipline. The winner is below, but first the runners-up ...

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