22 Surprising Facts About Historical Dates

Everything that happened before you were born might as well have been a 10 million years ago. [via dorkly]

     

                

18 responses to 22 Surprising Facts About Historical Dates

  1. John Tyler, the 10th President of the United States who served from 1841-1845, and died in 1862, has 2 living Grandchildren today.

    This always blows me a way when I think about it.

  2. Also, the Great Pyramid and Stonehenge are approximately the same age. Give or take a couple of hundred years, due to the lack of written records in Britain at the time of Stonehenge’s construction, they had to carbon-date it.

    1. My hometown was founded during the iron age somewhere between 1200BC and 600BC.
      3000+ years later and we still dont have a decent place to eat out at on a weekend.

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