Have you ever wondered about how all of the weird, strange, and outlandish historical world events came to be? Planet Earth as we know it has been home to the human race for thousands of years, but only recently have we begun recording specific historical moments. Well, the Weird History Twitter page is home to all of those weird and wonderful historical events you have never heard of, yet are intrigued to learn about. That is why we have compiled a list of some of the weirdest events from the Weird History Twitter account just for you. If you are a history buff and trivia nerd, this is the article for you.
#1: Great Smog of London
There are some historical events that are so well known, we speak about them in school, see them documented on television, and read about them in books. But then other times you come across less well-known events that are just as interesting…
Considering how well-versed people are in British history, it is interesting that the Great Smog of London wasn’t taught when we were in school. For 5 days in December of 1952, the whole city of London was taken over by thick smog that was so debilitating many people could not see.