Maybe some of these people are in the history books for the wrong reason...
Have you ever wondered if the history books that you’ve studied in school were hiding anything from you? Maybe if they weren’t telling the whole truth, but instead just a reworked more friendly sounding alternative? These Reddit users reveal the truth with some history facts that might make you second guess who was the good guy and who was the bad guy…
How ’bout them apples?
Sir Isaac Newton and Nikola Tesla died virgins. (Tdeg3)
That millions more chinese people died cruely at the hands of the Japanese than jewish people died at the hands of the germans but it seems that our history books sort of left that out…hmm (relapsed_teletubby)
Boston Corbett, the guy who killed John Wilkes Booth castrated himself with a pair of scissors to avoid the temptation of prostitutes. Then he ate dinner and went to church before seeing a doctor. He was a hatter and they think the mercury involved caused his mental issues. (Astrapho)