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Visit Earth. Discover its history. Learn about the people who lived there through stories, old newspaper articles, pictures, postcards and genealogy.

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Fun fact: The 7,500,000,000 people who live on Earth today make up only 7% of the total number of people who have ever lived on Earth.

The Earth's rotation is gradually slowing.

The Earth was once believed to be the centre of the universe.

Earth has a powerful magnetic field.

There is only one natural satellite of the planet Earth.

Earth is the only planet not named after a god.

The Earth is the densest planet in the Solar System.
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There is MUCH more to discover about Earth. Read on!
  • 1805 - Treaty of Pressburg formally dissolves the Holy Roman Empire
    "The fourth Peace of Pressburg (also known as the Treaty of Pressburg; German: Preßburger Frieden; French: Traité de Presbourg) was signed on 26...Read MORE...


  • News 1924 - January 25 - First Olympic Winter Games

    January 25, 1924

  • 1948 - The State of Israel is officially created
    On May 14, 1948, David Ben-Gurion, the head of the Jewish Agency, proclaimed the establishment of the State of Israel. U.S. President Harry S. Truman ...Read MORE...


  • 1949 - Communists under Mao assume power in China
    Mao Zedong proclaims People’s Republic of China

    "Naming himself head of state, communist revolutionary Mao Zedong officially proclaims the...Read MORE...


  • 1982 - The camcorder is invented (Sony Corp., Japan)
    "...In 1982, two events happened that eventually led to the home camcorder boom: JVC introduced the VHS-C format, and Sony released the first...Read MORE...


  • 1990 - Iraq invades Kuwait, beginning the Persian Gulf War
    "At about 2 a.m. local time, Iraqi forces invade Kuwait, Iraq’s tiny, oil-rich neighbor. Kuwait’s defense forces were rapidly overwhelmed, and those...Read MORE...




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  • 1805 - Treaty of Pressburg formally dissolves the Holy Roman Empire
    "The fourth Peace of Pressburg (also known as the Treaty of Pressburg; German: Preßburger Frieden; French: Traité de Presbourg) was signed on 26... Read MORE...

  • News  1924 - January 25 - First Olympic Winter Games
    January 25, 1924
  • 1948 - The State of Israel is officially created
    On May 14, 1948, David Ben-Gurion, the head of the Jewish Agency, proclaimed the establishment of the State of Israel. U.S. President Harry S. Truman ... Read MORE...

  • 1949 - Communists under Mao assume power in China
    Mao Zedong proclaims People’s Republic of China

    "Naming himself head of state, communist revolutionary Mao Zedong officially proclaims the... Read MORE...

  • 1982 - The camcorder is invented (Sony Corp., Japan)
    "...In 1982, two events happened that eventually led to the home camcorder boom: JVC introduced the VHS-C format, and Sony released the first... Read MORE...

  • 1990 - Iraq invades Kuwait, beginning the Persian Gulf War
    "At about 2 a.m. local time, Iraqi forces invade Kuwait, Iraq’s tiny, oil-rich neighbor. Kuwait’s defense forces were rapidly overwhelmed, and those... Read MORE...


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