History Is Actually Much More Complex Than We Think (30 pics)

Posted in       31 Aug 2018       9003       GALLERY VIEW

John Tyler, America's Tenth President, Was Born In 1790. He Has Two Living Grandchildren. So This Means...

Marilyn Monroe And Queen Elizabeth Were Born In The Same Year. Here They (Both 30 At The Time) Meet At A Movie Premier In London In October 1956

Woolly Mammoths Were Still Alive While Egyptians Were Building The Pyramids (2660 BCE)

Harriet The Tortoise, Who Died In 2006, Had Seen Charles Darwin In Person

Oxford University Existed For Hundreds Of Years Before The Aztec Empire Was Founded (1428)

George Washington Died In 1799. The First Dinosaur Fossil Was Discovered In 1824. George Washington Never Knew Dinosaurs Existed

Nintendo Was Founded When Jack The Ripper Was Still On The Loose (1889)

Today's Oldest Living Tree (A Bristlecone Pine) Was Already 1,000 Years Old When The Last Wooly Mammoth Died

Star Wars Came Out The Same Year As The Last Guillotine Execution In France (1977)

Anne Frank And Martin Luther King Junior Were Born In The Same Year (1929)

Swiss Women Got The Right To Vote The Same Year The U.S. Drove A Buggy On The Moon (1971)

By The Time The Pilgrims Made It To Plymouth Rock, There Was A 'Palace Of The Governors' In New Mexico

The Fax Machine Was Invented The Same Year The First Wagon Crossed The Oregon Trail (1843)

You Could Take The London Underground To The Last Public Hanging In The UK (1868)

Princess Diana And Mother Teresa Died Days Apart In 1997

NASA Was Exploring Space By The Time Scientists Could Agree On Plate Tectonics (1967)

Prisoners Arrived At Auschwitz Just Days After Mcdonald's Was Founded (1940)

Ecstasy Was Invented The Same Year The Titanic Sank (1912)

Harvard University Didn't Offer Calculus Classes For The First Few Years After The School Was Established... Because Calculus Hadn't Been Invented Yet

The Last Known Widow Of A Civil War Vet, Maudie Hopkins (Seen Here At Her Lexa, Ark., Home In 2004 At 89 Years Old), Died In 2008. That's The Same Year Barack Obama Won His First Presidential Election

Charlie Chaplin And Adolf Hitler Were Both Born In 1889. Interestingly, Chaplin Portrayed Hitler In The 1940 Satire "The Great Dictator"

Orville Wright Was Still Alive When Hiroshima And Nagasaki Were Bombed (1945)

Charlie Chaplin Died In 1977, The Same Year Apple Was Incorporated

The First Underground Line In London Was Opened On January 10, 1863. At That Time, The Civil War Was Still Raging In The United States

The Ottoman Empire Existed The Second To Last Time The Chicago Cubs Won The World Series (1908)

Eiffel Tower Was Inaugurated In 1889 For The World's Fair, Which Was The Same Year Van Gogh's 'Starry Night' Was Painted

The Colosseum In Rome, Italy, Was Unveiled In 80 A.D., Around The Same Time The Gospel Of Luke And The Acts Of The Apostles In The Bible Were Written

Buffalo Bill Cody Was Alive At The Same Time The Germans Were Bombing With Zeppelins (1916)

The Brooklyn Bridge Was Being Built During The Battle Of Little Bighorn (1876)

Microsoft Was Founded While Spain Was Still A Fascist Dictatorship (1975)

Credits:  www.boredpanda.com



How to comment

•    Don't insult other visitors. Offensive comments will be deleted without warning.

•    Comments are accepted in English only.

•    No swearing words in comments, otherwise such comments will be censored.

•    Your nickname and avatar are randomly selected. If you don't post comments for 7 days, they both are reset.

•    To choose another avatar, click the ‘Random avatar’ link.