There’s a village in China where people have blonde hair and fair eyes, and it is believed that a lost Roman Legion might have settled in the village.
In the 18th century, to discreetly tax rich people more, Scotland, England and France imposed window taxes based on the number of windows your residence had. To this day you can see many bricked over windows from that time.
The Taj Mahal was in the 1830’s scheduled to be torn down.
A Buddha statuette from India was found in Sweden at an excavation of a Viking village.
The oldest intact human ever found has tattoos.
27 million years ago penguins were five feet tall.
From the late 19th century to 1916, mustaches were mandatory in the British Army. Soldiers were forbidden to shave their upper lip.
The Spartans grew their hair long, because “Long hair adds beauty to a good face, and terror to an ugly one” according their leader, Lycurgus.
During Mughal rule; Pakistan, Bangladesh, Afghanistan, Ceylon(Sri Lanka), Nepal, Bhutan, Maldives and Aksai Chin(Xinjiang) province of China were in India.
Germany made its final reparations payment from the WWI Treaty of Versailles in 2010.