World History

Urban legends about world history.

World history has its oddities and mistaken beliefs.


Red bullet The four kings in a deck of playing cards represent Charlemagne, David, Caesar, and Alexander.

Red bullet Winston Churchill was born in a ladies' room during a dance.

Yellow bullet King Juan Carlos of Spain accidentally killed his brother.

Red bullet The eleven points on the maple leaf of Canada's flag represent the number of Canadian provinces and territories.

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