A unique collection of 15 Interesting Facts From History which are definitely going to surprise you. These are jaw dropping historical facts which will make you feel super young. So read those Interesting Facts from history.
15 Interesting Facts From History
1. The first pyramids were built when the majestic wooly mammoth was still alive.
Few Mammoths survived until 1650 B.C Which is around the same time when first Pyramid was built.
2. Cleopatra actually lived closer to the era of Pizza Hut than the era of Pyramids.
Surprised!! But truth. Cleopatra live around 30 B.C while Pyramid era was 2560 BC and Pizz Hut opened in 1958. Do the math, Pizza Hut is 500 Years closer.
3. In the span of just 66 years, we went from flying the first flight to practically landing on the moon!
Science progressed so much from 19003 to 1969
4. Oxford University is older than Aztec civilization!
Aztec found their city in 1325 know as Tenochtitlán. But Teaching in Oxford began in 1096
5. The iconic jewelry company Tiffany and Co. has been around longer than Italy.
Italy became a country in 1861, 24 years after Tiffany and Co. was founded i.e. 1837.
6. Harvard University was founded way before Calculus was invented.
Harvard was founded in 1837 while Calculus was invented in late 17th century.
7. The fax machine was invented while people were still traveling on the Oregon Trail.
Alexander Bain invented the first fax machine in 1843. At that time people were using Oregon Trail for transportation.
8. We went to the moon before we thought to put wheels on the suitcase!
Landing on Moon was easy for us as human accomplished that mission in 1969, but we invented suitcase with wheels in 1970.
9. If you’re over 45, the world population has actually doubled in your lifetime!
In 1968 it was 3.5 billion. Today, the world population is 7.3 billion and growing by 2,00,000 Per day.
10. If you’re to scale the history of the earth to a single year, humans wouldn’t appear till December 31st, 11.58 pm on New Year’s Eve!
Means our time on earth is negligible compared to Earth’s birth.
11. There was more time between the Stegosaurus and the Tyrannosaurus Rex than between Tyrannosaurus Rex and you.
Hah that one is an interesting facts from History which none of you knew. The Stegosaurus lived 150 million years ago, while the T-Rex lived only 65 million years ago.
12. There are whales alive today who were born before Moby Dick was written.
Some of the Whales alive were born 200 Years ago while Moby Dick was written in 1851.
13. There is more processing power in a TI-83 calculator than in the computer that landed Apollo 11 on the moon!
The guidance computer from the Apollo 11 mission ran at 1.024 MHz, about 1/6th of the processing power of a TI-83 calculator.
14. Every two minutes, we take as many photos as all of humanity took during the 1800s.
Too many selfies.
15. This is what’s happening in the world at this very moment.
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