Aristotle was bornCleopatra was bornVia Getty Images
Aristotle was born in 384 BCE. Cleopatora was born in 69 BCE.
The moon landingVia Getty ImagesThe first Star Wars movieVia 20th Century Fox
Apollo 11 landed on the moon in 1969. The original Star Wars movie was released in 1977.
Eyeglasses were inventedTaj Mahal was completedVia Getty Images
The first documented eyeglasses date back to the end of the 1200s. The Taj Mahal was completed in 1648.
Sliced bread became commercially availableEinstein published the theory of general relativityVia Getty Images
Einstein published the theory of special relativity in 1905 and the final form of the theory of general relativity was published by 1916. Sliced bread was first sold in 1928.
Can openers were inventedVia Getty ImagesFrankenstein was writtenVia Amazon
Frankenstein was published in 1818 while can openers did not appear until the 1850s. The first can opener was patented in 1855 in England.
The first flushing toiletThe first commercial typewriterVia Getty Images
The first flush toilet was patented in 1775, while the first commercial typewriters weren't introduced until 1874.
"Girl With a Pearl Earring" was paintedVia Creative Commons / commons.wikimedia.orgThe French RevolutionVia Getty Images
The French Revolution took place between 1789 and 1799. Johannes Vermeer painted "Girl With a Pearl Earring" in 1665.
Snow White and the Seven DwarfsVia 20th Century FoxThe cassette tape was inventedVia Getty Images
Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs premiered in 1937. The cassette tape wasn't introduced until 1962.
The discovery of UranusThe discovery of the atomic nucleusVia Getty Images
Uranus was discovered in 1781, while the atomic nucleus was formally discovered in 1911.
The first McDonald's openedVia Getty ImagesABBA released "Mamma Mia"Via Vevo
The first McDonald's restaurant opened in 1955. "Mamma Mia" was released 20 years later, in 1975.
Joan of Arc was burned at the stakeOxford University was foundedVia Getty Images
Joan of Arc died in 1431. Although the exact age of Oxford University is unknown, it was recognised as a university by 1231.
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