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Do You Actually Know When Anything Happened In History?

Time is fake tbh.

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  1. Which of these things came first?
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    Aristotle was born
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    Cleopatra was born
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    Aristotle was born in 384 BCE. Cleopatora was born in 69 BCE.

  2. Which of these things came first?
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    The moon landing
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    The first Star Wars movie
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    Apollo 11 landed on the moon in 1969. The original Star Wars movie was released in 1977.

  3. Which of these things came first?
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    Eyeglasses were invented
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    Taj Mahal was completed
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    The first documented eyeglasses date back to the end of the 1200s. The Taj Mahal was completed in 1648.

  4. Which of these things came first?
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    Sliced bread became commercially available
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    Einstein published the theory of general relativity
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    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.

  5. Which of these things came first?
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    Can openers were invented
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    Frankenstein was written
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    Frankenstein was published in 1818 while can openers did not appear until the 1850s. The first can opener was patented in 1855 in England.

  6. Which of these things came first?
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    The first flushing toilet
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    The first commercial typewriter
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    The first flush toilet was patented in 1775, while the first commercial typewriters weren't introduced until 1874.

  7. Which of these things came first?
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    "Girl With a Pearl Earring" was painted
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    The French Revolution
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    The French Revolution took place between 1789 and 1799. Johannes Vermeer painted "Girl With a Pearl Earring" in 1665.

  8. Which of these things came first?
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    Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs
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    The cassette tape was invented
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    Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs premiered in 1937. The cassette tape wasn't introduced until 1962.

  9. Which of these things came first?
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    The discovery of Uranus
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    The discovery of the atomic nucleus
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    Uranus was discovered in 1781, while the atomic nucleus was formally discovered in 1911.

  10. Which of these things came first?
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    The first McDonald's opened
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    ABBA released "Mamma Mia"
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    The first McDonald's restaurant opened in 1955. "Mamma Mia" was released 20 years later, in 1975.

  11. Which of these things came first?
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    Joan of Arc was burned at the stake
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    Oxford University was founded
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    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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