Historical Misconceptions
10 Historical Misconceptions

­Scholars agree that Eve didn't eat an apple in the Garden of Eden -- it was more likely a fig or grapes.

2008 HowStuffWorks

Don't belie­ve everything you read in the history books. Many events that for centuries have been pa­ssed do­wn as true have eventually been proven false. Some­ were originally based on fact, but all became twisted and em­bellished as they were told and retold like a game of telephone.

None of the following really happened. Trust us... would we lie to you?

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