The 10 Little Things That Changed The Course of History

The 10 Little Things That Changed The Course of History

History can be brutally boring as well as equally interesting, all depends on prospective. But did you know that some of the most important and disastrous events in human history were outcomes of unimaginably small mistakes and sometimes accidents?

Keep reading the list to know who and what was responsible for those small mistakes, and how that mistakes later became responsible for large scale destructive and constructive events.

10. Hiroshima & Nagasaki Were Bombed Due to A Misunderstood Word

Perhaps a word misinterpreted Japanese Hiroshima and President Harry S. Truman extended decision to order the atomic bombing of Nagasaki.

Reporters responded with unconditional surrender asked about the Potsdam to put the Japanese Prime Minister, "Kantaro Suzuki", the word "Mokusatsu" he probably means "no comment", during the Second World War . But some people have more than one sense of the word and translate it to "" We ignore the declaration. This is how the United States were reported and was approximately 10 days after the bomb dropped.

9. A meteor Is Responsible For The Spread Of Christianity

He was a Roman Emperor named Constantine who ruled from 337 to 306 AD, as was the first person to claim the conversion to Christianity in the Roman Empire, was a key figure in the history of Christianity. He said that the kingdom, which play an influential role to activate the tolerance of Christianity in one of the most important factor in the spread of religion.

However, he said, turned out the lights in the sky become Christians after observing a cross when she was in a fight.

He claimed to have seen the message of God to guide him in the battle. But today, experts may geology has created an illusion of actually cross their wishful thinking and are perhaps convinced that it was a meteorite, which was apparently the message.

8. One Key Could Save Titanic

Titanic crew did not use the telescope that can help you get out of their way to avoid the iceberg and disaster soon.

Apparently, was the second officer on David Blair ship, but he turned, and when he left, they contain the telescope to be used by search nest accidentally crew the idea is that laid his locker, the keys with him.

Now as you may have guessed, the key that can sink the Titanic and save hundreds of people die because of extremely valuable in today's time. The key was auctioned and bought it for a Chinese person £ 90,000.

7. Napoleon Almost Wasn’t French

Napoleon increased significantly during the French Revolution, and was a French military and political leader who led several successful campaigns. Due to their remarkable accomplishments, courage invincible personality and influence on the world, this has to be one of the most famous and controversial figure in human history.

He was not French, but you do not have happened, according to historians, he almost did not. The island belonged to him, was born in pre-Napoleonic French island only 3 months.

6. There Was Almost No East India Company

Robert Clive, the East India Company in Bengal Governor General, was one of several people responsible for the formation of the East India Company. He led the fight against the French army and Fatah, later proved to be the most important for the company came out with the victory.

Now, this is not confirmed, but some historians Robert Clive that he tried to commit suicide when he was 19 years old, but failed, and one of the figures most prominent figures in the company of believers. brought.

5. Osama Bin Laden Was Almost Dead Before 9/11

Former President Bill Clinton U.S.A had the authority to kill Osama bin Laden in 1998. But once they were 300 civilians, not kill him to save that have been killed during the attack, decided.

About the killing of Osama bin Laden after the 9/11 plot 3 years and almost 2,996 people, more than 6,000 injured, and at least $ 10 billion worth of damage to property and infrastructure because.

However, we can not blame Clinton for what a perfect decision in time because more than 300 innocent people have been killed just a jihadist saving lives. Bin Laden actually died in 2011.

4. Safety Glass Was Invented By An Accident

If you are unfortunate enough to get in a car accident while you're driving, you'll have a wonderful job, your windshield definitely in your favor.

Windshield and breaking glass to protect your eyes from the danger is less likely to pose shattered into pieces.

Safety glass was originally discovered in 1903 due to an accident. A French scientist has spilled a glass flask with plastic and cellulose nitrate Edward Benedictus, and it did not shatter. In many ways given us a perfect glass for windshields.

3. Largest Wildfire In California History Was A Mistake of Lost Man

In 2003, in Cedar known as California's fire burned a large area of ​​land in San Diego County wildfire, which is estimated to have burned 3,200 square kilometers , have caused $ 27 million worth of property damage and killed about 15 people.

A hunter named Sergio Martinez, the fire was caused by lost while hunting. He has lit a fire to signal rescuers but unusual environmental conditions increase the fire of destruction on a large scale.

2. Penicillin was discovered by an accident

Penicillin was the first and most important antibiotics antibiotics are effective against many bacterial infections. However, the story is very interesting discovery. Apparently Alexander Fleming was a Scottish scientist with the results of Staphylococcus, but he was on vacation lasted two weeks. The interesting thing is that they did Staphylococcus results in a petri dish. He returned, he saw one of the most dramatic event in the history of medicine.

The results of Staphylococcus had been contaminated with blue-green mold had an open window, more importantly, were able to grow anywhere near the mold bacteria.

1. Hitler Was About To Be A Painter

Adolf Hitler's Nazi Party, incredible massive World War II (the only man to guide the deadliest war in human history), is responsible for the Holocaust and World War II, many of the disaster. It's hard to believe, but Hitler wanted to be a painter in his age.

He said, drawing classes he was 18, but applied to the Vienna Academy of Fine Arts had been rejected, but I gave up and did not reapply after one year. He has not been rejected and become an artist. He became in the end an ugly history.