25 Rare History Facts You Won’t Find In Books!

Learning history often involves fat dusty books and dreary professors. Fortunately for you, we’ve compiled a gallery of 25 amazing facts which will hopefully make it a bit more interesting…

1. Polar Bear Roaming London

Image Source: arhiva.dalje.com
Image Source: arhiva.dalje.com

Rumour has it that Henry III kept a polar bear, yes, a POLAR BEAR, in the Tower of London. Obviously, these days that would be an immediate call to the WWF, but he was nice enough to let it swim in the then very sanitary Thames…

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