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Historical "facts" that are anything but factual

StarsInsider Logo By Stars Insider of StarsInsider | Slide 1 of 50: History has a way of sticking around, teaching us how far we've come and illustrating how human nature has both changed and managed to stay the same all at once. However, sometimes embellishments and downright inaccurate events get passed down along with history, masking as factual episodes. From who built the Egyptian pyramids to who the ninjas actually wore, history is filled with misconceptions and wrongful assumptions.Have you mistaken any myths for historical facts? Browse the gallery and find out.You may also like: Stars who risk their lives to film their own stunts

Historical "facts" that are anything but factual

History has a way of sticking around, teaching us how far we've come and illustrating how human nature has both changed and managed to stay the same all at once. However, sometimes embellishments and downright inaccurate events get passed down along with history, masking as factual episodes. From who built the Egyptian pyramids to who the ninjas actually wore, history is filled with misconceptions and wrongful assumptions.

Have you mistaken any myths for historical facts? Browse the gallery and find out.

You may also like: Stars who risk their lives to film their own stunts

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