More Suburbanites than City and Rural Dwellers

In 1990, the United States achieved the distinction of being the first country Continue reading

World Population Exceeds 1 Billion

In 1804, the world's population exceeds 1 billion.
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The world population exceeded 500 million

In the year 1500 the world population exceeded 500 million. Continue reading

Christopher Columbus

Christopher Columbus (c. 1451 – 20 May 1506) was an Italian explorer, navigator, and colonizer. Born in the Republic of Genoa, under the auspices of the Catholic Monarchs of Spain he completed four voyages across the Atlantic Ocean. Continue reading

Alcazar de Colon built by Christopher Columbus

A colonial palace built in New World was the Alcazar de Colon, also called the Virreinal Palace, in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, Continue reading

First Euro Town in New World, La Isabela

Christopher Columbus a European in the New World, founded a town called La Isabela, Continue reading

First Known Permanent Human Settlement: village of Zawi Chemi

Archeologists found a permanent human settlement, located in in south-eastern Anatolia on the Turkish-Iranian border. Continue reading