These 20+ Historical Facts Will Mess With Your Perception Of Time


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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Princess Diana And Mother Teresa Died Days Apart In 1997

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