10 Facts About Outstanding People That They Probably Didn’t Teach You in School (You May See the Past in a Whole New Light After This)

On May 29, 1856, in Bloomington, Illinois, Abraham Lincoln gave a speech that is believed to have been lost because all reporters were literally hypnotized by the words of the then-future president and forgot to write down any notes. We’re sure that Lincoln was really talented but have to admit that the story sounds rather strange.

10 Facts About Outstanding People That They Probably Didn’t Teach You in School (You May See the Past in a Whole New Light After This)

There’s also another theory that claims the text was deliberately lost due to its impassioned condemnation of slavery. Nevertheless, Lincoln’s lost speech had a great influence on people and a memorial plaque devoted to this event was later installed

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