/r/HistoryAnecdotes/

r/HistoryAnecdotes

67k members
r/HistoryAnecdotes is a subreddit with 67k members discussing topics like History and Events. Its distinguishing qualities are that the community is large in size.
Home to the most interesting, and often humorous, anecdotes and short accounts from history.

Popular Topics in r/HistoryAnecdotes

#1

History

: "The Carolina parakeet, the only parrot native to the eastern United States, was officially declared extinct in 1939. But what do we know about these beautiful birds and their History?"
117 posts
#2

Events

29 posts
#3

People

20 posts
#4

Death

: "A Death squad mercenary takes a lunch break in El Salvador. The photographer said he bought the man a beer and “took three shots before he went ballistic”, 1980s."
11 posts
#5

Archaeology

7 posts
#6

Mystery

: "Unveiling the Mysteries of Petra: Jordan's Enigmatic Lost City"
6 posts
#7

Tragedy

: "Death Jump 1912: The Tragic & Ironic Story of Tailor Turned Inventor Franz Reichelt and his Leap from the Eiffel Tower"
5 posts
#8

Battles

4 posts
#9

Art

4 posts
#10

Execution

: "The Duke of Monmouth’s Executioner was so (infamously) incompetent that the Duke lifted his head and gave the Executioner the side eye for botching the first swing."
3 posts

Popular Themes in r/HistoryAnecdotes

#1
News
: "Pompeii's hidden treasure is revealed after 2,000 years: Archaeologists discover a lavish painting of a mythological scene while excavating the ancient Roman city"
1 post

Popular Posts in r/HistoryAnecdotes

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Member Growth in r/HistoryAnecdotes

Daily
+19 members(0.0%)
Monthly
+2k members(2.6%)
Yearly
+8k members(14.5%)

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