WTF Fun Fact – Bells Don’t Disperse Thunderstorms

In the 1700’s, it was believed that the sound of a bell could disperse thunder. Many bell-ringers were electrocuted as a result. In France, between 1753 and 1786, 103 bell-ringers were killed during thunderstorms as a result of holding on to wet bell ropes. – WTF Fun Facts

Source: Bell-ringer – Wikipedia

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