Jimmy Kimmel Proves Americans Are Clueless About Christopher Columbus

10/15/2013 10:44 am ET | Updated Oct 15, 2013

Most of us learned that Christopher Columbus discovered America before reaching double digits. But as Jimmy Kimmel learns, plenty of Americans forgot that very basic fact, and have absolutely no idea why we celebrate Columbus Day each year.

See if you can get through this clip without cringing.

Also on HuffPost:

Gifs That Will Un-Restore Your Faith In Humanity
Suggest a correction