Category Archives: 21st Century

Historical Facts from 2001 to 2100 CE

September 8, 2015

On September 8, 2015, British researchers revealed that evidence of a larger version of Stonehenge had been found about 2 miles from the original Stonehenge location. They had identified 90 buried stones that had been found through the use of … Continue reading

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September 5, 2003

On September 5, 2003, “magician” David Blaine had himself encased in a clear plastic box. This box was then suspended by a crane over the banks of the River Thames. He remained there until October 19 while he went without … Continue reading

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September 4, 2018

On September 4, 2018, the FBI announced that a pair of the red slippers that Judy Garland wore in “The Wizard of Oz” was finally recovered. The slippers had been stolen thirteen years previously from the Judy Garland Museum in … Continue reading

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August 30, 2017

On August 30, 2017, per late author Terry Pratchett’s will, his computer that contained all of his unfinished works was destroyed by steamroller. His fans worldwide were saddened to learn that they would never know what other stories he had … Continue reading

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August 28, 2004

On August 28, 2004, senior citizen, George Brunstad, at age 70, became the oldest person to swim the English Channel. When asked why he did it, he said that his wife Ethel had recently retired and was finding way too … Continue reading

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July 25, 2017

On July 25, 2017, the scientific journal, “Human Reproduction Update” reported that sperm counts in the western World have halved in the last forty years. The researchers stated that they aren’t sure why this has happened, but in Britain, it … Continue reading

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July 24, 2001

On July 24, 2001, Simeon Saxe-Coburg-Gotha, the last Tsar of Bulgaria when he was a child from 1943 to 1946, was sworn in as the Prime Minister of Bulgaria. He became the first monarch in history to regain political power … Continue reading

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July 20, 2015

On July 20, 2015, the hacker group called, “Impact Team” announced that they had hacked the extramarital dating site Ashley Madison. The hacker group threatened to release the data of all of the users, which included names and addresses, if … Continue reading

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July 11, 2011

On July 11, 2011, the planet Neptune completed its first orbit around the sun since it was discovered by Johann Gottfried Galle on September 23, 1846. It only took Neptune 165 years or 60,182 Earth days to complete a Neptunian … Continue reading

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July 9, 2018

On July 9, 2018, researcher, Dr. Nur Gueneli, discovered that bright pink might be the world’s oldest biological pigment. The ancient pink pigments were discovered in 1.1-billion-year-old marine shale rocks found deep beneath the Sahara Desert in the Taoudeni Basin … Continue reading

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