Past events, present tense.

History Facts brings the past to life both in your inbox and on the web. Each day we publish a daily digest highlighting a lesser-known event from yesteryear, one your textbooks probably didn’t cover but we think you’ll enjoy learning about.

For example, did you know Ohio and Michigan went to war in 1835? How about the fact that Andrew Jackson’s pet parrot was kicked out of the President’s funeral for swearing? And have you ever heard of Blackout Cake, the dessert created during WWII to remind Brooklyn residents of mandatory blackouts? It’s delicious.

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