Rare Discoveries Show A Different Side To History Than You Already Know

By Sophia Maddox | June 15, 2023

A triple-decker bus roaming the streets of Berlin, Germany

Forget what you learned in the history books. More often than not they only tell one side of a story filled with nuance. The rare discoveries that have been collected here show a side of history that we rarely get to see. They peel back the layers of stories that we think we know to expose little known facts that make history all the more fascinating. If you are ready to see a different side to history than you already know, then click ahead...the truth awaits!

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Imagine how fantastic public transportation would be if people were moving around on public transportation that was three decks high, it would be great but it’s not real. Double decker busses came about in 1923, and while there are plenty of photos of triple decker busses out there, they’re not actually real.

The closest the world ever got to a triple decker bus was a double decker bus with a third layer bubble that went into service in 1932. The bus could carry up to 88 passengers and it operated between Rome and Tivoli. As cool as the bus in the above photo looks it’s just not real.

Legendary whiskey distiller Jack Daniel died from kicking his safe after forgetting the combination

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What a way to go. On October 9, 1911 in Lynchburg, Tennessee a titan of the American liquor industry was taken down by his own safe. This safe didn’t fall on him and he didn’t try to detonate with dynamite that backfired, instead he was trying to take care of some paperwork that was left inside the safe. Without the combination Daniel started kicking it, which of course didn’t do anything but leave him with a nasty infection on his big toe. The infection turned gangrenous and spread throughout his body, and luckily he had time to turn over his business to his favorite nephew Lem Motlow before he passed away from complications due to his infection.