Category Archives: BCE

Historical Facts from 0001 BCE and earlier

June 19, 240 BCE

On June 19, 240 BCE Eratosthenes estimated the circumference of the Earth using a well in Syene and a stick at Alexandria and some simple geometry. He’d previously noted that on the summer solstice, in a well at Syene, you … Continue reading

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August 11, 3114 BC

On this date in Twisted-History.com in 3114 BC the second Mayan Long Count Calendar started which would run to December 21, 2012, which was the date that many people predicted the world would end. Those same people did not take … Continue reading

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August 13, 3114 BC

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com in 3114 BC according to the Lounsbury correlation, the Mayan calendar started. This is in direct conflict with the work of Archbishop James Ussher, who claims the world was created on Sunday, October 23, 4004 … Continue reading

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