It's national watermelon day! Did you know that watermelon is 92% water? The earliest record of watermelon dates all the way back to the B.C. era. Wild! I'm personally not a big fan, but if you'd like to indulge enjoy pick up some watermelon at your local grocery store and get to snacking.

Here’s a bonus one for you…August 3rd is the day we all were blessed by “The Princess Diaries.” Yes, thank you 2001 and Anne Hathaway for the quotes like “stay off the grass” we use regularly. This was also her debut film!

Ready for some August 3rd facts? The world is such a strange and somewhat scary place full of history. Every morning I wake up grateful for the day and wonder what strangeness is associated with it. (Yes, I admit I’m a different breed of human) Knowing major historical events is crucial to understanding how we live today. Seeing what happened in the past intrigues me.

You might think I’m ghastly, but I find history fascinating because of the weird and scary things that happen. In this article, we’ll explore five bizarre occurrences that occurred on August 3rd throughout history. So sit back, relax and enjoy the weird and somewhat scary facts in history.

Alexis Zarycki is your average girl with the hopes of leaving an everlasting impact on the world. Follow her on Instagram @official_lexpaige