The English King is famous for marrying quite a few wives (and executing a couple of them!). At the root of his numerous nuptials was the difficulty he had producing a male heir. A son was a sign of masculinity and ensured the family lineage. Henry shouldn’t have worried though, his daughter, Elizabeth I, became one of England’s most famous monarchs.
The USS Batfish is a Balao Class submarine from World War 2. During its 7 wartime patrols it sunk 15 Japanese warships and solidified its place in history as one of the most successful submarines. During a 76 hour period on its 6th war patrol, the USS Batfish sank 3 enemy submarines, the most sub to sub kills for any submarine in history!
Although the United States didn’t achieve independence from Great Britain until 1776, many cities in the country were settled hundreds of years earlier. European explorers began arriving on the shores of the U.S. in the early 16th century to establish settlements, some of which still exist today. In the following infographic, TitleMax looks at the oldest cities in each U.S. state.
The 9/11 terrorist attacks began what is now known as the War on Terror, but how many lives were lost of that tragic day? This infographic represents the almost 3,000 fatalities from that day, broken down into ranks of the brave first responders that courageously gave their lives to help others.
From 1975 to 2020, a lot has changed in technology. The same is true with the technology giant Microsoft. Across four decades, Microsoft has revolutionized the computer operating system. In this infographic, let’s see how a company started in a garage changed the world.
Throughout history, human stampedes have occurred at crowded events, generally sparked by panic that spreads through the crowd like wildfire. Something as simple as someone tripping over luggage has triggered a deadly human stampede, as was the case with the 2006 Hajj Stampede. Discover the the 27 most deadly human stampedes of all time in the following infographic.
What are the largest passenger ships of all time? Here is the ultimate cruise ship size comparison timeline which will allow you to take a deep dive through maritime history and discover when famous ocean liners and cruise ships. Naval vessels such as SS Great Eastern, RMS Titanic, SS France, RMS Queen Mary 2, and Symphony of the Seas have held the title of biggest passenger ship in the world.
Here is an intriguing infographic from the folks at VizionOnline that will take you on a journey through the history of the American multinational technology company, Apple Inc. Check out fascinating facts about Apple since the company was started in 1976 by Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak.
A vacuum cleaner is the most useful tool for every household owners. It already becomes an integral part of our daily life. But we don’t know how it reached its present shape. This Infographic takes a brief journey of the invention of vacuum cleaners.
The effects of past epidemics have led to the invention of the first effective flu vaccine, the creation of the middle class, and creations by Shakespeare and Sir Issac Newton. What will COVID-19 bring? TopMastersInPublicHealth takes a closer look at the possibilities.