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12 Rare Known Facts That'll Change The Way You See History. #Titanic Will Shock You Again!

It is often said "It's a matter of perception," the way we look at things might not be the same as others look. It comes as no surprise that we may even distort the perception of time. Sometimes, looking back at history and comparing it with present and simply trying new things change the way we look at things. 

These little facts will change your perception of history. 

12 Rare Known Facts That'll Change The Way You See History. #Titanic Will Shock You Again!

12 Rare Known Facts That'll Change The Way You See History. #Titanic Will Shock You Again!

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1. Jefferson Davis was never tried for treason. 

1. Jefferson Davis was never tried for treason. 

The Federal government was worried that the confederate president would either he would become the martyr if was executed or he might prove to a jury that session was legal. 

2. It is the last known cycad tree in the world. 

2. It is the last known cycad tree in the world. 

It was found in 1895 and was transferred to Royal Botanical Gardens where it grew further. After that, no cycad tree was found ever after.

3. Dante placed bankers in a lower circle of hell than murderers. 

3. Dante placed bankers in a lower circle of hell than murderers. 

In this divine comedy, bankers are depicted as swatting sparks and surrounded by stinging sand.

4. Utah instituted four-day work in a week.

4. Utah instituted four-day work in a week.

In 2008, when the banks collapsed state reported that million dollars were saved on energy, carbon emission was cut down by 14 % and workers became more productive because of four days work week. 

5. Mark Hamill believes that Luke Skywalker might be a gay. 

5. Mark Hamill believes that Luke Skywalker might be a gay. 

J.J. Abrams, the director of 'The Force Awakens,' backs him up saying that it is too narrow-minded to have the world without homosexuals. 

6. Former President Eisenhower came out of retirement to denounce the movie, 'The Battle of The Bulge.'

6. Former President Eisenhower came out of retirement to denounce the movie, 'The Battle of The Bulge.'

'The Battle of the Bulge' did such a bad job because it did not end the same way as the real battle and had to be denounced because the filmmakers were sloppy with details to create the movie in the same way as World War ll. 

7. Alice Cooper gave up drinking.

7. Alice Cooper gave up drinking.

Alice Cooper turned his life by giving up drinking for Golf. He used to play six rounds in a week with a handicap of two.  

8. From saline to Coconut water.

8. From saline to Coconut water.

Due to the shortage of saline, the doctors of Japan and Britain used coconut water to rehydrate soldiers in second World War. 

9. From rags to riches.

9. From rags to riches.

In 2008, in the span of just three days, Elon Musk took Tesla Motors and SpaceX from bankruptcy to the valuation of $1.6 billion after signing a contract with investors. 

10. The Greek states put down their spares and shields for the three month period leading to the Olympics.

10. The Greek states put down their spares and shields for the three month period leading to the Olympics.

In ancient Greece, audiences and athletes were allowed to move freely without harm.

11. 50% books on ethics are missing from library.

11. 50% books on ethics are missing from library.

The philosophical books which occupy more space in the library than ethical books ultimately mean that experts on ethics might not practice what they preach. 

12. Thomas Andrews Jr, one of the designers of Titanic was on the board when the ship sank. 

12. Thomas Andrews Jr, one of the designers of Titanic was on the board when the ship sank. 

You'll be amazed to know that he along with Captain Smith helped people to get into lifeboats. He went down with the ship, helping people to float in water by throwing anything. 

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