Skip To Content

    16 Times Tumblr Taught You More About History Than School Ever Did

    "Isaac Newton may have discovered gravity, but his luxurious flowing hair sure didn't, damn son."

    1. On George Washington:

    Tumblr / Via

    2. On Rutherford B. Hayes:

    Tumblr / Via

    3. On John Adams:

    5. On Napoleon:

    6. On Henry VIII:

    7. On Isaac Newton:

    Tumblr / Via

    8. On Uranus:

    9. On the Western Schism, the Liechtenstein army, and the Potsdam Giants.

    10. On Albert Einstein:

    11. On the Great Emu War:

    12. On the telephone:

    14. On women in ancient Sparta:

    15. On Khutulun:

    Tumblr / Via

    BuzzFeed Daily

    Keep up with the latest daily buzz with the BuzzFeed Daily newsletter!

    Newsletter signup form