Vasco Nunez de Balboa

Vasco Núñez de Balboa (Spanish pronunciation: [ˈbasko ˈnuɲeθ ðe βalˈβo.a]; c. 1475 – around January 12–21, 1519) was a Spanish explorer, governor, and conquistador. Continue reading

First European Settlements in South America

Spanish explorer, Diego de Nicuesa founded the Nombre de Dios European settlement near Panama, South America settlement in 1510, Continue reading

China Population Reached 1 Billion

China’s population reached 1 billion people in 1987. Continue reading

World Population Exceed 4 Billion

The world’s population exceeded 4 billion in 1974. Continue reading

World Population Exceeds 3 Billion

The world population exceeded 3 billion in 1960. Continue reading

World Population Exceeds 5 Billion

The world’s population exceeded 5 billion in 1987. Continue reading

Sweden Mandates Birth Registry

Sweden mandated birth registration in 1686 by creating a national birth registry. Continue reading

World Population Exceeds 6 Billion

That right folks, as of the year 1999, the world’s population exceeds 6 billion. Continue reading

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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