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Random History and Word Origins for the Curious Mind

Welcome to RandomHistory.com! We've created a site full of brief, random histories and word origins for the closet history buff like you. If you're looking to brush up on a few items of history, learn something new about a random subject, or just wile away some time on the Internet learning interesting facts, we are definitely the site for you. Please browse through our entire history collection or our newly-added random facts section to see what we have to offer.

As you peruse the site, you will find histories and word origins on a wide array of topics...but, if you can't find what you're looking for, feel free to request a topic and we'll do our best to provide an accurate, interesting history. We currently offer a number of different, interesting histories, including a history of Halloween and an intriguing history of Google. If you are in a more scholarly mood, you can also find a history of the English language and a history of plastic surgery, among many others. We invite you to take a moment, sit back, relax, and satisfy your curiosity at RandomHistory.com.

2014-07-25
ZIP Code

2014-05-15
Calendar

2014-01-21
Zero

2013-12-01
Pizza

2013-02-01
Popcorn

2011-09-21
Golf

2011-05-17
Snowboarding

2011-03-10
Zipper

2011-02-04
Same-Sex Marriage

2010-12-31
Christopher Columbus