Strange history

Delve into the intriguing world of strange history and discover fascinating facts that will leave you amazed. Explore the bizarre events and hidden stories that shaped our past.
Ideas, True Interesting Facts, Truth Hurts, Weird Facts, Scary Facts, Wow Facts, Unbelievable Facts, Wtf Fun Facts, Creepy Facts

1. Before people knew the full extent of the harmful effects of x-rays, women would get face x-rays in order to kill bacteria which would make their skin look healthy and beautiful. In the 1930s high dose x-ray machines were a popular method for hair removal. Women needed upwards of 15 treatments a year to induce permanent hair removal. After a while, people who underwent these treatments started developing tumors on their faces and some even died.

Jessica Ockerman

With real-life facts often being far stranger than fiction, there’s nothing like a good history book to get your noggin’ joggin’ and make you appreciate life from a whole different perspective. I might have started my love affair with history as a subject with the amazing Horrible History book series, but I’ve since then graduated to thick and dusty tomes.

sofia leiva