If you consider yourself a history buff, trivia aficionado, or just happen to love random facts and tidbits about decades past, you’re not going to want to miss this list.

Below, we have 30 of the most interesting (but lesser-known) facts about the last century and beyond, from overseas and here in the United States. Chances are, you might not have learned some of this stuff in school — and if you did, you probably don’t remember. Refresh your historical mind grapes with these compelling moments from history: #19 is an amazing moment.

#1. The wreckage of an airplane, post-crash into a Brooklyn neighborhood in 1960.


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