From Napoleon being attacked by a pack of wild rabbits to a war that lasted less than 40 minutes, these are 25 strange facts from history you probably didn’t learn in school.
20. Karl Marx was once a correspondent for the New York Daily Tribune.
15. In 1912, a Paris orphanage held a raffle to raise moneyâ€”the prizes were live babies.
10. England’s King George I was actually German.
5. Arabic numerals (the ones used in English) were not invented by the Arabs at all – they were actually invented by Indian mathematicians.
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