Time since the birth of Dickens

Time since the birth of Dickens (208 y)

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Time since the birth of Dickens (208 y)

  • is 1/200 of Age of oldest musical instrument (42,000 y)...more
  • is 1/50 of Time since first domestication of cattle (10,500 y)...more
  • is 1/50 of Time since first domestication of cats (10,500 y)...more
  • is 1/25 of Time since the start of the Bronze Age (5,300 y)...more
  • is 1/25 of Age of oldest wooden wheel (5,150 y)...more
  • is 1/25 of Time since building of Stonehenge (5,120 y)...more
  • is 1/25 of Time since the earliest writing (5,100 y)...more
  • is 1/10 of Time since the birth of Julius Caesar (2,119 y)...more
  • is 1/10 of Time since the birth of Cleopatra (2,088 y)...more
  • is 1/2 of Time since Shakespeare's play Hamlet was written (421 y)...more
  • is 1/2 of Time since the birth of Pierre de Fermat (419 y)...more
  • is about as big as Time since the birth of Darwin (211 y)...more
  • is about as big as Time since the birth of Ada Lovelace (205 y)...more
  • is 2 x Time since the first fixed wing scheduled air service (106 y)...more
  • is 2.5 x Period of Uranus's orbit (84 y)...more
  • is 2.5 x Time since the first Volkswagen Beetle produced (82 y)...more
  • is 4 x Time since the first human walked on the moon (51 y)...more

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