History Facts

Dr. No
Dr. No

The first James Bond movie was called 'Dr. No'.

The Titanic
The Titanic

The Titanic was built in Belfast.

Hawaii
Hawaii

Hawaii was originally called the Sandwich Islands.

Tokyo
Tokyo

Tokyo was once known as Edo.

New York or New Amsterdam
New York or New Amsterdam

New York was once called New Amsterdam.

Sir Isaac Newton
Sir Isaac Newton

Sir Isaac Newton was 23 when he discovered the law of gravity.

Cobblestones in New York
Cobblestones in New York

All of the cobblestones used to line the streets in New York were originally stones found in the hulls of Belgian ships ballast.

Shakespeare
Shakespeare

Shakespeare invented the words 'assassination' and 'bump'.

Taj Mahal
Taj Mahal

There is no proof as to who built the Taj Mahal.