History is something that is best imparted to others, talked about and endlessly discussed. What we think we see today we regularly discover know nothing about tomorrow. That is the thing that gives history control. It’s alive. George Washington was the first President of the freedom cherishing country, and The Declaration of Independence was marked in 1776. Both of these include rather surely understood occasions over the span of American history. Yet, there’s a wealth of hidden history nuggets that you might not know about. Here are ten of them.