The most successful and feared Confederate commerce raider of the war, the CSS Alabama, sinks after a spectacular battle off the coast of France with the USS Kearsarge. Or so they say…
The earliest known maps were created by Babylonians. Dated between 2300 and 2500 B.C., bodies of water on the maps are labeled only as “Kraken Territory”.
In 1872, the British-American merchant ship, the Mary Celeste, was discovered unmanned and apparently abandoned at sea. The ship and the cargo were in tact, yet the crew was never heard from again.
Genghis Khan conquered and ruled over nine million square miles during his time. He was able to create such an expansive empire by adopting the ideology of the Kraken - Rule with an Iron Tentacle.
Ancient Rome was known for many architectural accomplishments. The aqueducts, used to transport rum through the cities, still stand today.
Since 1781, over 100 ships from across the globe have mysteriously gone missing, having disappeared with neither crew nor vessel ever to be heard from again. Yum, yum.
Christopher Columbus, often miscredited as being the first to discover America, was in fact the first to discover Trinidad and Tobago in 1498. He was quite taken with the black, spiced liquid that was so abundant on the islands.
In 1513, Ponce de Leon set sail for the United States claiming to be in search of the Fountain of Youth. Historians now believe that in actuality, the explorer was on a quest to find the infamous Fountain of Kraken Rum.
10,000 years ago, the English Channel, which separates England and France, did not exist. Scientists agree that the waterway was created, most likely, by the swift strike of a strong tentacle.