Historical Infographics

An Explosive Display: Fun on the 4th

An Explosive Display: Fun on the 4th

It’s July 4th again! Check out this infographic from Military VA Loan which includes some interesting facts about how we get our flags, how the 4th is actually the most dangerous driving day of the year, and more. No matter what, make sure you have a safe and fun holiday celebrating America’s history.

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How the (English) Channel Tunnel Was Built

The Channel Tunnel is one of the biggest engineering projects ever undertaken in the UK and had been named as one of the seven wonders of the modern world. This infographic, published by Eurotunnel le Shuttle, describes how the impressive structure was built.

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Queen Elizabeth II: 60 Years as Monarch

Queen Elizabeth II will be celebrating her Diamond Jubilee next month. To mark this historical occasion, Angie Chan has created this infographic filled with facts and figures related to Her Royal Majesty’s 60 years as reigning Monarch.

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Titanic By the Numbers

Did you know that Titanic burned more than 650 tons of coal every day, and that it cost $167 million in today’s money to build the ship? How about the fact the she set sail with over 16,000 bottles of wine and liquor? Get these facts and more on one of history’s most infamous maritime disasters with Titanic By the Numbers.

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The People Behind The Way We Live

Do you ever stop to think how many of the inventions we utilize on a daily basis and often take for granted came to be? The following infographic from BestCollegesOnline.org takes a look at how some of the most widely used inventions originally came about as well as how they evolved over time.

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How To Spot a Tumblr User

With over 42.9 million blogs reblogging animated gifs and Ryan Gosling memes, this community of blogging fanatics has developed a unique language and quirks that set it apart from the rest of the Internet. This infographic will help you to spot an average Tumbly user.

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70th Anniversary of Attack on Pearl Harbor

70 years ago today, the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor, “a day that will live in infamy,” in the words of President Franklin Roosevelt, an attack that thrust the United States into World War II. This Infographic shows the events that took place that fateful day.

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