So remember when I said thrift day was my favorite? scratch that, today might be the winner. It's national bacon lovers day! The pork belly, or bacon, comes from the belly of the pig. Bacon from the loin is called Canadian bacon. But honestly, any slice is good for me. Fun fact, bacon is one of the oldest processed meats in history. People began eating bacon as early as 1500 B.C.

Are you ready for 5 of the weirdest and scariest facts for August 20th? Weird facts are always for me.

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 past events is important to understand how we live life today.

Seeing what happened in the past fascinates me. You might think I’m weird, but I find history interesting because of the weird and scary things that happen. Here are 5 of the weirdest and scariest facts for August 20th.

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