Historical Infographics

The Most Influential People Made in the USA

The following infographic from Victor Pest Control takes a look at some of the world’s most influential people, all of who were “Made in the USA.”Learn who has made significant impacts on history both nationally and globally.

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The History of American Gambling

Gambling has been an American tradition since the 1600’s. It’s one of America’s favorite past times and will continue to be one for many years to come. However, have you ever wondered how gambling has changed over the years? Well, wonder no more. This infographic presented by casino.org takes you through the history of American gambling.

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Great Depression vs Great Recession

It has been said that the great recession is comparable to the great depression. The great recession hit the nation hard, but so did the great depression. This infographic illustrates the comparison of the great depression and the great recession. They have quite a few similarities and differences. Take a look at the infographic to learn more.

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The History of Swimming Pools

Would you believe the first swimming pool was build in the 3rd century BCE? Or that the first swimming pool aboard a cruise ship was built in 1912? Just in time for swimming season, Hohne Pools has created an infographic on “The History of Swimming Pools.”

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Happy Independence Day!

Happy Independence Day!

Independence Day also known as “4th of July” is considered to be one of the most important holidays in U.S. as it celebrates the publication of the declaration of independence from Great Britain in 1776. The following infographic takes a look at numbers behind the 4th of July.

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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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