>Oxford University is older than the Aztec Empire
>Late actor Christopher Lee was present at the last public guillotine execution in France
>9/11 is now closer to the fall of the Berlin Wall than the current year
>The Home Insurance Building and castle Schloss Neuschwanstein were built at the same time
>When World War II happened, there were still ex-slaves living in the US
>We put a man on the moon before we put wheels on suitcases
>Harriet Tubman died when Rosa Parks was just over one month old.
>Today's oldest tree was 1000 years old when the last Wooly Mammoth died.
>Yellowstone National Park was established the year after Germany officially became a country
>The sushi roll and sandwich were created in the same century. Both were made by noblemen, one in Japan and one in Europe, who loved playing games (Go and Chess, respectably) so much that they demanded their chefs make a meal that they can eat with one hand so they didn't have to stop playing.
>Cleopatra lived closer to the moon landings than she did to the building of the Pyramids of Giza
>Baseball in St. Louis and the Little Big Horn happened at the same time
>The U.S.A. and the Holy Roman Empire were contemporaries
>When Kublai Khan became the Mongol Emperor, the first humans were setting foot on New Zealand.
>Newton came up with gravity about the same time Massachusetts became a colony.
>The first commercial radio station was founded the same year slavery was abolished in China
>The last american slave died in 1971
>Mountain Dew was invented when the Nazis invaded Belgium
>The last widow of a US Civil War veteran died after the release of the iPhone 3G.
>George Washington Carver lived to be filmed in color.
>The Simpsons and the Soviet Union existed at the same time.