1. The First Pyramids in Egypt and the Woolly Mammoth
Believe it or not, the prehistoric Woolly Mammoth was still roaming the earth when the first pyramids were built in 675 BC.
2. People were being beheaded in France at the time of the Star Wars
Amazingly there were actually people who were executed by the guillotine in France on the year the first Star Wars movie was released – on 1977!
3. Fax Machine and the Oregon Trail – what’s common?
Well, it was 1843 when there was the Oregon Trail and that was also the year when Alexander Bain invented the very first Fax machine. Unbelievable!