Weird History Facts You Probably Didn’t Learn In High School

1. Flour sacks were fashionable.

1. Flour sacks were fashionable.

2. Winston Churchill loved smoking cigars. Like, really loved it.

2. Winston Churchill loved smoking cigars. Like, really loved it.

3. King Tut’s parents were incestuous.

3. King Tut's parents were incestuous.

4. Einstein could have been president! (Kind of.)

4. Einstein could have been president! (Kind of.)

5. The “Spanish Donkey” was a torture device, not a dance move.

5. The Spanish Donkeywas a torture device, not a dance move.

6. Fingerprints

6. Fingerprints

7. Generals brought hookers along for their men.

7. Generals brought hookers along for their men.

8. The shortest war ever lasted less than an hour.

8. The shortest war ever lasted less than an hour.

9. People thought the bodies of saints didn’t decay.

9. People thought the bodies of saints didn't decay.

10. Anna Mae Dickinson must be the luckiest person ever.

10. Anna Mae Dickinson must be the luckiest person ever.