Today many people have misconceptions about the timeline in the history. I offer you truly amazing facts about the time that will make you look at history in a new way.
If you are 45 years old, during the time of your life for the world population has increased by 2 times
“Within this circle more people reside than outside”
In 1968, the world population was 3.557.000.000. Today, the world population was 7.217.000.000, the Earth’s population is replenished by 200,000 “newcomers” daily
Every two minutes, we take as many photos as photos all done by mankind before 1900
On the left you can see the first photograph in history (1826), it is called “View from the window” This photo was taken by the French inventor by the name of Joseph Nicephore Niepce. On the right, there is a cat that accidentally took a picture of himself (2013). 10% of all pictures ever made were created in the last 12 months.
Cleopatra lived closer to the creation of the restaurant chain Pizza Hut, than to the creation of the pyramids
The Great Pyramid was built in 2560 BC, while Cleopatra lived about 30. BC. The first restaurant Pizza Hut opened in 1958, almost 500 years closer to Cleopatra than the construction of the pyramids
Oxford University is older than the Aztec civilization
Education at Oxford began in 1096, in 1249, the university was officially opened. Aztec civilization, as you certainly know, goes back to the founding of the city of Tenochtitlan in 1325.
Over the past 66 years we have moved from the first flight, To landing on the Moon
In 1903, the Wright brothers successfully tested the first airplane,it flew in duration of whopping 59 seconds. 38 years later, in 1941, the Japanese used planes to bomb Pearl Harbor. And 28 years after that, in 1969 Apollo 11 landed on the Moon
TI-83 calculator has more computing power than the computer that put the rocket Apollo 11 to the Moon
The computer on board the Apollo 11 worked at a frequency of 1,024 MHz, which is about 1/6 of the power of the TI-83 calculator
The first pyramids were built when the woolly mammoth was still alive
While most of the mammoths became extinct long before the rise of civilization, their small populations survived until 1650 BC By that time, Egypt was already halfway to the creation of the Empire, and the pyramids of Giza were already about 1000 years
The first fax machine was invented in the period of the great migration of the peoples of America
The first fax machine was designed by Alexander Barinov in 1843, during the beginning of the Great Migration across America
When the first Star Wars movie was released, France was still executing people by guillotine
The premiere of “Star Wars” was held in theaters in May 1977, the last execution by guillotine beheading took place on 10 September of the same year