Buckle in, dweebs. I know you’ve been dying to talk to somebody about that really obscure WWII fact or little known Cold War satellite war.
Don’t worry, you’ll get your history meme fix in just a second.
Here’s a fresh batch of 13 history memes for you folks on the brink of writing another post on Reddit’s r/AskHistorians.
1. Karl’s rolling in his grave
I mean, I guess they tried?
2. Just don’t look
It’s not happening if you don’t look.
3. Cue panic mode
The irony is, Finnish soldier Simo Häyhä managed to rack up over 500 casualties with a Russian-made rifle.
It was basically the longest ever large-scale game of Monopoly.
5. How the mighty have fallen
That looked like it hurt. Sorry to Romulus Augustulus.
6. Whose land is it anyway?
England has been conquered so many times that almost everyone feels some type of way about it.
7. The greatest friendship of all time
They’ve had their highs and lows…
8. Oh, trebuchet
The absolute unit of the medieval era.
9. Colonization’s the worst
The fact that Columbus really thought he’d landed in India just says it all.
10. He’s back
And he’s here to stay (for a limited time only.)
11. We love an opportunity
Especially when it involves money.
Sorry folks, you’re just a hair late.
13. This one
This is possibly the greatest use of The Eric Andre Show of all time.
Wasn’t that a pleasant trip down our planet’s memory lane? The real beauty of history memes is that they’re a constant reminder that the world was always a hot mess. What a comfort in times like this.
What are some of your favorite history memes? Share with us in the comments below!