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People Are Sharing Mindblowing Historical Overlaps That Changed Their Perspective (28 Tweets)

Maybe you think you know everything because you saw one Ken Burns documentary. Well, I’m here to tell you that there are two or three more you haven’t watched.

History is odd because anything that happened before your lifetime feels like it was something from long ago. Then you hear that Vietnam ended only ten years before you were born and you think “dang, I was wrong about the world.”

What are some truly weird historical overlaps? Well, a viral Twitter thread had some suggestions. All of them really threw me for a loop.

Reporter Zack Budryck kicked things off with this gem of a historical tidbit:

From there, people had many unbelievable but true historical overlaps to share.

Here are the best tweets that will change your perspective on what happened when in history:


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