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7 popular historical myths you probably believe in

History Story: 7 popular historical myths you probably believe in

They say, lies always spread faster than truth. Especially when it comes to interesting facts about famous events and people. You will be surprised to find out all these popular historical facts are actually myths.


Do you believe everything you read or hear? Take a look at these facts and tell us how many of them you weren't aware of.


Did you know these facts were actually myths? Do you have any other myths from history to share with us?


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150 Comments
Joyce A Lennon
I'm not sure I believe this. I saw a documentary years ago showing Walth drawing "Mortimer " at that time. Plus health care for gladiators? Not sure I believe that.
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Sep 26, 2017 5:16PM
Jim Kinsey
Don't believe it. Read Edison's biography and it will tell you the truth. Most of this stuff is not even close.
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Sep 25, 2017 5:08PM
Ralph A. Caya
Edison took credit for inventions created by others but put the pattern under his name.
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Aug 26, 2021 11:35PM
Julie Domaille
I did know gladiators were often fed well, wounds treated by top Doctors of the day (probably worse than no treatment if Plinny the elder is anything to go by) they being the rock stars of their time
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Aug 18, 2021 4:31PM
Anthony O'Connor
currta, what are they
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Sep 20, 2020 4:36PM
currta
Here's another MYTH....Antifa is NOT a bunch of trained MARXISTS TERRORISTS....!!!
2
Aug 8, 2020 8:03PM
lindawebber
Deanna Modrall, The healthy kind🤪🤪
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Jul 21, 2020 8:54PM
mistylor
stevenbtabak, hahaha
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Apr 14, 2020 6:12PM
brokenjohn
I am surprised how tall Napoleon was and I always thought witches were burned at the stake in Salem
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Apr 5, 2020 5:46PM
tradjazzer
Beware of Zinn History.
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Jan 24, 2020 3:39PM
tradjazzer
Deanna Modrall, There's always been healthcare. Nothing like today, (thank God) but they had healthcare.
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Jan 24, 2020 3:39PM
fforrest
If you dont believe what is posted search for yourself.
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Jan 5, 2020 5:14AM
Pamela Hoffmann
Believe what you want! Then get the truth!
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Dec 9, 2019 5:50PM
dragondawg
Deanna Modrall, Probably blood letting, if they were sick.Cauterization of wounds, limbs removed because of gangrene. And all while in a closed room with incense burning to help them breathe. Hippocrates actually realized that fresh air was better than a closed stuffy room. From what I can recall of my pre-med history courses.
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Nov 23, 2019 5:31PM
drhauss
THIS IS FAKE NEWS FROM THE DEEP DARK WEB, to encourage us NOT to BELIEVE in our TRUTH. THE GUT FEELING, WITHOUT proof or evidence. If it doesn't feel RIGHT its a lie. BELIEVE in TRUMP no matter where THE TRUTH, EVIDENCE, OPPOSITION WITNESSES LEAD. THE PROCESS is faulty. Their PROOF was gathered illegally, therefore inadmissable. Admission of guilt was a trick of technology. Trump is as innocent as JESUS CHRIST!😇 Its an elaborate frame job by HILLARY, OBAMA, THE CONSTITUTION, DEMOCRATS, AND ANYBODY who says different. Trump is truth, honesty, integrity, compassion. (Yuk yuk yuk)
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Oct 29, 2019 8:04PM
Gale0013
Could have elaborated a bit more on the info to make it more believable.
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Jul 24, 2019 11:36PM
ear
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Lighting never strikes the same place twice.
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Jul 12, 2019 9:32PM

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