Believe it or not, Christmas was once illegal in America. You might think you know the United States, but these strange facts will have you second guessing! Perhaps if some of these were taught in school, history class would have been a little more interesting.
Scroll through the gallery to learn the interesting, funny, and just plain weird facts about the U.S.
Teddy Roosevelt Was Shot While Giving a Speech
But he didn’t let it get in the way–he finished his speech with a bullet in his chest.
The U.S. Government Intentionally Poisoned People
During prohibition, the government poisoned alcohol to deter people from drinking. It’s estimated about 10,000 people died from government mandated poisonings.
Abraham Lincoln is in the Wrestling Hall of Fame
He won 299 out of 300 matches!