It might be my favorite holiday today. It is National Thrift Shop Day! Macklemore said it best, "I'm gonna pop some tags, only got twenty dollars in my pocket!" Sorry I had to do it.

Weird facts are always for me. It’s August 17th people and I’m ready to get weird with you. Just like the days before and the ones to come, the history is weird, a little scary and we’ve got a list of them for you to enjoy.

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 weird, but I find history fascinating because of the weird and scary things that happen. Here are 5 of the weirdest and scariest facts for August 17th.

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