Hilarious History Jokes That Are Sure to Make You Smile

You don't have to be a history buff to find these jokes hilarious—but it might help!

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History Jokes Worth Memorizing

Roman rules

A Roman walks into a bar. He holds up two fingers and says, “Five beers, please!”

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Royal regrets

Q: How did Louis XIV feel after completing the Palace of Versailles?
A: Baroque.

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Straight outta Groan-land

Q: How did the Vikings send secret messages?
A: Norse code! @welovehistory

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An executive order

“I have left orders to be awakened at any time in case of national emergency—even if I’m in a Cabinet meeting.” —Ronald Reagan

These jokes about sleep will have you chuckling in bed.

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Dark humour

Q: Why were the early days of history called the Dark Ages?
A: Because there were so many knights.

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Spring thing

Q: If April showers bring May flowers, what do May flowers bring?
A: Pilgrims.

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One lump or two?

Q: Why did Karl Marx dislike Earl Grey tea?
A: Because proper tea is theft.

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A presidential quip

“In my many years, I have come to the conclusion that one useless man is a shame, two is a law firm, and three or more is a congress.” —President John Adams

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Washington’s habits

Q: Why did George Washington have trouble sleeping?
A: Because he couldn’t lie.

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Some things never change

“My ancestors wandered lost in the wilderness for 40 years because even in biblical times, men would not stop to ask for directions.” —Elayne Boosler, comedian

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Numbers game

Q: Who invented fractions?
A: Henry the 1/8th.

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It’s all Greek to me

Trojan general: “We are at war with Greece and must not drop our guard at any time.”
Trojan soldier: “Sir, the enemy has given us a giant wooden horse.”
Trojan general: “Great, bring it in!” @nickeldoodle

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Corsican roots

Teacher: Can you describe for me Napoleon’s origin?
Student: ‘Course I can!

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