NASA staff accidentally erased all the tapes of the landing of people on the moon. Therefore, the original records of this event is not preserved.
Took whole117 years, to build the Tower of Pisa, and all10 yearsso she began to bend over.
The Titanic was considered unsinkable, so there were few lifeboats on the ship.
The Persians returned to Genghis Khan only the head of his ambassador, which incited the wrath of Mongolia.
In fact, Australia was discovered by the Dutch 100 years before the British. However, the Dutch ignored this discovery, considering Australia to be a useless desert.
Russia sold the United States to Alaska at a price of 2 cents per acre (0.4 hectares), considering it worthless tundra.
The ruler of the Inca Atahualpa, knowing that the Spaniards had weapons, friendly received the Spanish conquistador Francisco Pizarro, for which 80,000 unarmed Inca soldiers and the ruler themselves paid.
The largest airship, the Hindenburg airship, was pumped with hydrogen, causing it to explode and kill 36 people.
In the 14th century, China abandoned its navy and introduced a policy of isolationism. But he, perhaps, could become much more influential than any European power.
The driver of the Archduke Frans Ferdinand made the wrong fatal turn that led the heir to the throne at the feet of his murderer Gavril Princip, and the whole world to the First World War.
The Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor when there was not a single American aircraft carrier in the port.
The design defect caused the accident at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant, the consequences of which are affecting to this day.
Twelve book editions refused to publish the novel "Harry Potter".
On his deathbed, Alexander the Great refused to name his heir. This led to the fall of the empire he created.
Perhaps the biggest loss of ancient knowledge was the burning of the Library of Alexandria, the culprit of which was never found.
A group of conspirators was convinced that by killing Caesar, he would thereby save the republic from his imperious dictatorship.However, they did not suppose that they would unleash a civil war and would enthrone his heir.
In 1788, the Austrian army attacked its randomly separated regiments and lost 10,000 men.