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Most Forgotten Embarrassing Chapters in History

Guess these people, places, and things in the history of these nations that most people have forgotten.
The 5 least guessed answers from the embarrassing history quizzes were taken, and the percentages are displayed.
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Last updated: July 1, 2020
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U.S. History
49%
In 1830 this president signs the Indian Removal Act
Andrew Jackson
40%
This 1925 trial in Tennessee sees a high school teacher charged with teaching human evolution
Scopes Trial
35%
Nearly 300 Lakota Indians are victims of this massacre in 1890
Wounded Knee
30%
Photos of detainee abuse at this prison are released in 2006
Abu Ghraib
27%
In 1857, this slave sues for his freedom but is told by the Supreme Court that he can not be a US citizen due to his race and status as property
Dred Scott
 
 
 
British History
45%
40,000 troops are slaughtered trying to capture this tiny Turkish peninsula during WWI
Gallipoli
42%
British troops torture people during the Mau Mau uprising in this country
Kenya
33%
This English king spends only six months of his reign in England, preferring his estates in southwest France
Richard the Lionheart
27%
Nearly 100 people die in this city's St. Scholastica Day Riot after students complain about the quality of their beverages
Oxford
18%
This royal office, responsible for helping the King use the toilet, is considered one of the most desirable positions in the Tudor court
Groom of the Stool
 
 
 
Russian History
84%
American Bobby Fischer defeats Boris Spassky at the world championships of this game
Chess
77%
In an event called the Holodomor, Soviet leaders inflict a terrible famine on this country, killing millions
Ukraine
75%
This leader is found drunk, in his underwear, trying to hail a cab, and wanting pizza during a 1995 visit to Washington D.C.
Boris Yeltsin
74%
In the early 20th century, tens of thousands of people die in "pogroms" targeting this group of people
Jews
28%
This Russian ballet dancer emigrates to Canada in 1974
Mikhail Baryshnikov
 
 
 
Chinese History
48%
Tens of millions die in the Taiping Rebellion after a man named Hong Xiuquan proclaims himself to be the brother of this religious figure
Jesus Christ
34%
In 2013, a zoo in the city of Louhe defrauds patrons by displaying a dog that they claim is this type of animal
Lion
29%
Foxconn factories in this industrial city install nets to reduce the suicide rate of workers
Shenzhen
29%
A terrible famine is made worse thanks to Mao's campaign to kill this type of bird
Sparrow
18%
Manchus conquer China and force the men to adopt this hairstyle
Queue
 
 
 
German History
43%
This German duo, famous for "Girl You Know its True" are busted for lip-synching in 1989
Milli Vanilli
39%
Over 1,200 German women are sexually assaulted by migrants on this holiday in 2015, which is intially not reported by German media
New Year's Eve
39%
Desperate to enter the U.S. market, Deutsche Bank loans money to this American after no other bank will
Donald Trump
32%
During the Nazi era, fraudulent anti-Semitic text is taught in German schools
The Protocols of the Elders of Zion
21%
21 people die (and 500 are injured) in a stampede at this electronic music festival
The Love Parade
 
 
 
Italian History
71%
This insane Roman emperor, known as "Little Boot", supposedly plans to promote his horse to the rank of consul
Caligula
55%
Radiocarbon dating shows that this piece of cloth was not actually used to bury Jesus
Shroud of Turin
40%
This nuclear physicist is forced to flee Italy for the United States in 1938 because of anti-Jewish laws that threatened his wife
Enrico Fermi
40%
This illegitimate son of a pope supposedly holds an orgy at the Papal Palace called the "Banquet of Chestnuts"
Cesare Borgia
29%
Early Romans need women, so they steal them from this nearby tribe
Sabines
 
 
 
French History
66%
Painter Paul Gauguin likely spreads syphilis to the population of this tropical island
Tahiti
63%
France protects and celebrates this film director who drugged and raped a 13 year old girl
Roman Polanski
61%
France loses many of its North American colonies as a result of this 1756-1763 war
Seven Years' War
57%
In 1415, France loses this battle against a much smaller English army, mostly peasant archers
Battle of Agincourt
49%
In this last 19th century "affair", an innocent Jewish soldier is convicted of treason
Dreyfus affair
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