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Random History Facts

To generate a set of random historical facts select how many you would like to see and hit the generate button.

After the release of the 1996 film Scream, which involved an anonymous killer calling and murdering his victims, Caller ID usage tripled in the United States.
75% of the world’s diet is produced from just 12 plant and five different animal species.
There is a punctuation mark used to signify irony or sarcasm that looks like a backwards question mark ⸮

What is this tool?

The history of humankind is littered with amazing events that have been written down for future generations to learn about.

As a fun way to explore just some of these historical facts, I created this random generator containing 155 facts through different periods in time.