history

  1. The origin of "99 cents"
  2. Did the future Prime Minister of Poland help the future president of USA to pay his tuition?

  3. Did tax revenue improve after tax rates were cut after Kennedy's death?

  4. Was Walt Disney a Freemason?

  5. Did Swedish tax rate ever exceed 100%?

  6. Is Christianity responsible for the scientific method?
  7. Is the US Army Field Manual 30-31B a forgery?

  8. Did Walt Disney accidently kill someone during a game of polo?
  9. Are there more trees in America today than there were during colonial times?
  10. Did René Descartes develop the Cartesian coordinate system by watching a fly on the ceiling?

  11. Has the Quran (the recitation) been preserved since Muhammad?

  12. Did Charlie Chaplin lose a Charlie Chaplin look-alike contest?
  13. Did fewer Jews die of the Black Plague because of ritual washing?
  14. Did Confucius punish a correct student for arguing with an incorrect one?

  15. Did steel from WWI battleships make it into space?

  16. Is the story of a divine miracle at Mt. Sinai, witnessed by a national audience, unique among cultures or religions?

  17. Did the EU threaten to sue in connection with "Comic Sans" having an eye on the Euro symbol?

  18. Was there a "samurai duel" between a Montenegrin and a Japanese warrior?
  19. Did secret police in the Eastern Bloc use X-ray machines to give people cancer?

  20. Was slipping on a banana peel an actual danger in the early 20th century?
  21. Does chain mail protect against arrows?

  22. Did commerical flag makers catalog and sell the second Confederate national flag as "whiteman's flag"?

  23. Did the Constitution of the Confederate States of America ban the slave trade?

  24. Did William T. Thompson design a flag with explicit white supremacist symbolism, which was adopted by the US Confederacy?
  25. Was there an embargo of Soviet Gold in 1932, and was grain the primary exportable good?
  26. Is the practice of circumcision in the US an attempt to stop masturbation?
  27. Did Islam dominate slave trade, and did Christians enter the slave market only later?

  28. Did 13 men kill themselves after being rejected by Princess Qajar?

  29. Did a Jewish boxer survive the holocaust by fighting fellow prisoners?
  30. Did the North Korean Navy sink the heavy cruiser U.S.S. Chicago by torpedo boat in 1950?

  31. Did the Soyuz 1 mission fail because of an ignored decimal point?
  32. Was it common to perform surgeries on babies without anesthesia because doctors felt they weren't "conscious enough to feel pain"?
  33. Did Whiskey taxation make up 30%-50% of England's revenue?
  34. When instituting Quds Day, did Khomeini say that one should emulate Imam Ali who killed 700 Jews?
  35. Were lawn jockey statues used to indicate stops on the Underground Railroad?
  36. Did the ballet/orchestral work 'The Rite of Spring' provoke a riot?

  37. Did The Beatles write "Norwegian Wood" after hearing Bob Dylan's "4th Time Around" as claimed by producer Al Kooper?

  38. Did John Stuart Mill write a history of Roman law at age 10?

  39. Did the biblical King David exist?
  40. Did the bible say slavery was okay?

  41. Did the story of Columbus and the lunar eclipse take place?
  42. Did spaghetti originate in China?
  43. Did CNN broadcast this "fake news" in 1990?

  44. Was this quote on a clay tablet about unruly kids written by an Assyrian?
  45. Was Phyllis Mullenix fired after publishing research on neurotoxicity of fluoride?

  46. Did the Germans invent Radar first?

  47. Did Franciscan friars survive the nuking of Nagasaki in a way suggesting a miracle?

  48. Were the Japanese suing for peace prior to the bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki?

  49. Do ~25% of Japanese people believe that USSR dropped nuclear bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki?

  50. Was John F Kennedy accidentally shot by a secret service agent?
  51. Ancestry tracking DNA tests
  52. Did Lee Harvey Oswald kill John F. Kennedy?

  53. Did Micheal Madhusudan Dutt in his youth just pay handfuls of money without counting?
  54. Is there an (official) explanation for the Gotthard Base Tunnel Opening Ceremony other than "Satanic ritual"?

  55. Ancestral DNA tests

  56. Did Muhammad behead 600 Jews in one day and torture unbelievers?

  57. Did McKinsey & Co. tell AT&T there was no market for mobile phones?

  58. Did Betsy Ross make the first US flag?
  59. Was this a fire brigade reservoir at Auschwitz?
  60. Did Muhammad marry a 6 year old?

  61. Is the novel "Sleepers" a true account?

  62. Did training Bell executives in humanities subjects lower their interest in working?

  63. Did Master Stone Masons have to Bow to the King?

  64. Did Lyndon Johnson have an amphibious car?

  65. Did Jesus use cannabis?

  66. Did Six FBI Agents die before they could testify before the House Select Committee on Assassinations?

  67. Did a British committee in 1907 recommend pushing Middle East into internal wars?

  68. Did James Buchanan say there were "too many educated people in the world"?
  69. Did Marie Antoinette say "Let them eat cake"?

  70. Is biting a gold coin a working method to verify its authenticity?

  71. Did Ataturk say this about Islam?
  72. Was there a co-regency of Tiberius and Augustus?

  73. Is "five" removed from military countdowns because it sounds like "fire"?

  74. Is Mother's Day an invention of florists?
  75. Did the French General Henri Gouraud kick and insult Saladins grave in 1920 after putting down an anti-colonial uprising?

  76. What is the real history behind of the Ford GAA engine?

  77. Were there bears at the Treblinka Zoo?

  78. Did Hitler support zionism?

  79. Were Many of the people McCarthy Accused Paid Spies of the Soviets

  80. Were the works of Greek and Roman thinkers available to the West during the Middle Ages?

  81. Did the Ottoman government kill ~1 million Armenians during and after World War I?
  82. Was this Indian from British India the first to strike Berlin during World War I?

  83. Would it have been possible for the ancients to have built a Tower of Babel?

  84. Did 5 million non-Jews die in the Holocaust?
  85. Did Daniel Ekechukwu resurrect from the dead?
  86. Did the first Mughal emperor of India, Babur, write love poems for men?

  87. Were metered taxis busy roaming Imperial Rome?

  88. Were Buddhists murdered en masse during the first Muslim conquest of India?

  89. Did Isaac Newton give lectures to empty rooms while he was a professor at Cambridge?

  90. Was kissing punishable by death in 16th century Naples?

  91. Did Hippocrates say "The soul is the same in all living creatures, although the body of each is different"?

  92. Did Marcus Aurelius say "Live a good life"?

  93. Did Hitler design the VW Beetle?
  94. Did India's population decrease "by 80 million between 1000 and 1525" CE?

  95. Was Johnny Cash the first American to learn of Stalin's death?

  96. Did the Philadelphia Experiment ever take place?

  97. Have any "cures" been invented since the 1950's or so?

  98. Do "popular revolts" usually occur with the support of the ruling dictatorship's army?
  99. How many non-citizens were removed from the US from 2009--2015?
  100. Was a practice of making non-Muslims wear special markings introduced by Umar II?