40 Historical “Truths” You May Have Been Taught In School That Are Actually Completely False

We all sat through history classes in school, and, mostly, we pretty much believed what our teachers taught us. But how often are accepted historical “facts” anything but true? How about a president’s wooden dentures, horns on Viking helmets, a cow that started the Great Chicago Fire? Truth is, they’re all historical facts that need a good trashing. Read on to discover 40 of the most pernicious “truths” from history that are actually entirely false.