Businessman worth US$100 billion

William Henry "Bill" Gates III, chairman and co-founder of the Microsoft Corporation, (a software development company) in Redmond, WA, USA, worth slightly more than US$100 billion in April 1999, according to the international business magazine Forbes Global. Continue reading

1 billion bits of data per square inch

In April 1996 an American computer company IBM (International Business Machines) of Armonk, NY, USA, introduced a disk drive that could hold / store 1 billion bits of data per square. Continue reading

China Population Reached 1 Billion

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

Great Britain Issued a Third World Loan

Great Britain issued a billion pound Third World Loan in 1917 to pay for World War I expenses following a six week fundraiser. 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

World Population Exceeds 6 Billion

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

World Population Exceeds 1 Billion

In 1804, the world's population exceeds 1 billion.
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