21 Bizarre History Facts You Never Learned In High School

It might be surprising to know that what we have learned in schools and other academic institutions is just a minute part of history. There are significant and defining moments in our past that has long been forgotten or has not been emphasized for some reasons unknown. Perhaps, the most important thing is to understand that our textbooks are limited and do not reveal everything that we need to know. Here are some bizarre and surprising history facts that you may not have come across in your years in high school. Take a look back in time and uncover secrets of the days gone by.

1. Stalin Basically Invented Photoshop

Did you know that the dictator of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republic, Joseph Stalin, was the first to think or retouching his photos to remove people within his circle? He thought that it would exculpate him from families questioning the death of their loved ones.