14 Most Painstakingly Stupid Mistakes in World History
Posted on Jun 06, 2016
Every once in a while, we all do something we haven't thought over thoroughly and end up regretting it. However, compared to these gigantic mistakes that shaped world history, your mistakes will make you feel a whole lot better.
1. The Halifax Explosion
A miscommunication between two ships resulted in their collision near the town of Halifax on December 6th, 1917. A French ship carried large quantities of explosives that detonated and completely demolished the entire town. The explosion killed about 2,000 and injured 9,000 people.