18 Historic Events That Were Nothing Like You Picture Them

Whether through Hollywood conjurings, wrong teachings, or bad word-of-mouth, we've gained some pretty faulty knowledge when it comes to history. Thankfully, here at Cracked we pride ourselves on debunking all that bullshit and providing you with the hot, sexy facts.

To help us, we asked our readers to drop some knowledge bombs on us that would blow our minds. And now we share them with you. The winner is below, but first the runners-up ...

Advertisement

18
Entry by Scott Laffey

Entry 18

17
Entry by S Peter Davis

Entry 17

Continue Reading Below

Advertisement

Continue Reading Below

Advertisement

16
Entry by mkad

Entry 16

15
Entry by Eraser

Entry 15

Continue Reading Below

Advertisement

Continue Reading Below

Advertisement

14
Entry by Giovenna

Entry 14

13

Entry 13

Continue Reading Below

Advertisement

Continue Reading Below

Advertisement

12
Entry by sixtyeight

Entry 12

11

Entry 11

Continue Reading Below

Advertisement

Continue Reading Below

Advertisement

10
Entry by sixtyeight

Entry 10

9
Entry by S Peter Davis

Entry 9

Continue Reading Below

Advertisement

Continue Reading Below

Advertisement

8
Entry by ItalianDude

Entry 8

7
Entry by Giovenna

Entry 7

Continue Reading Below

Advertisement

Continue Reading Below

Advertisement

6
Entry by waterlilyslim

Entry 6

5

Entry 5

Continue Reading Below

Advertisement

Continue Reading Below

Advertisement

4

Entry 4

3
Entry by TaiGin

Entry 3

Continue Reading Below

Advertisement

Continue Reading Below

Advertisement

2
Entry by MJPatrick

Entry 2

1
And the winner is ...

Congrats, frenchfood. You win money.

Entry 1

Continue Reading Below

Advertisement

Continue Reading Below

Advertisement

To turn on reply notifications, click here

1380 Comments

Load Comments

More Pictofacts

34 Famous People You Won't Recognize From These Photos

Unrecognizable photos of super-recognizable people.

125

15 Innovations That Were Banned For Being Too Innovative

Apparently it's possible to dunk too hard on the competition.

159

26 WTF Pop Culture Stats That Can't Be Right (But Are)

We defy you to wrap your brain around these numbers.

218

25 Stats That Will Change The Way You View Fictional Worlds

Think math is boring? Hold our beer.

167

Here's Why You're Wrong To Call These Celebrities 'Lazy'

Oh look, it’s another way celebs are making the rest of us look bad.

190