15 Extraordinary Details From History Proving Weirdness Is Eternal!

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History is filled with interesting stories. Some of them are pure coincidences and some of them are acts of people. In this list, we put together 15 of the weirdest things that happened in the history of the world. Some of them are acts of men while others are natural phenomenon. Enjoy the list!

1. Former US president Calvin Coolidge frequently hit the emergency button in his office, hiding under his desk as the guards rushed in.

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2. In 2002, a cow crossed a 6.5-foot fence in a slaughterhouse in Cincinnati. It managed to run away from the cops for 11 days and made headlines before eventually reaching New York and found its freedom!

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This event is called the Cincinnati Freedom.

3. The Guinness Book of Records has canceled the category of the fattest animals to prevent people who overfeed their animals in order to break the record.

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4. On April 1, 1998, Burger King announced that they released a "Whopper for left-handed people," in the newspaper.

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That day, thousands of customers rushed to Burger King and wanted to order "Whopper for lefty."

5. Once upon a time, there were about 4 billion chestnut trees in America. But a fungus species destroyed all of them.

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6. In 1987, the Fisher-Price company released a camera that could record video on its audio tapes.

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7. One piece of graffiti in the city of Pompeii, which drifted away when the volcano erupted, writes: "Cry girls. My penis gave up on you. Now it is fooling around with the men. Goodbye!"

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8. Although he was a young boy at the time, John F. Kennedy confessed that he had learned that there had been such a thing as the Great Depression while studying at Harvard.

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9. Nikola Tesla was a gambling addict. When he lost all his education money while gambling, he was kicked out of school and suffered from a nervous breakdown.

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10. There are huge mysterious tunnels underground in South America. These tunnels are thought to have been opened by extinct giant lazy sloths!

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11. Ava Gardner once swam naked in the pool of Ernest Hemingway. Hemingway ordered that the pool water should never be changed after this incident.

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12. Zildjian is one of the oldest cymbal companies in the world. It was founded in Istanbul in 1623.

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Their aim was to frighten the enemies of the Ottoman State on the battlefield with these cymbals. Today, millions of musicians prefer the Zildjian brand for their drums.

13. Uday, the son of Saddam Hussein, had a real Iron Maiden (a tool for torture) and was punishing people he didn't love with it.

Uday, the son of Saddam Hussein, had a real Iron Maiden (a tool for torture) and was punishing people he didn't love with it.
Uday, the son of Saddam Hussein, had a real Iron Maiden (a tool for torture) and was punishing people he didn't love with it.
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14. Sean Connery was fined a traffic ticket by a police officer named James Bond.

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15. In 2005, a girl from Ethiopia was kidnapped by 7 men and they started to beat her. At that moment, a pride of lions came and scared the men away then continued to protect the girl until help arrived.

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