A long, long time ago… The Planets Align

2000 BCE

Royal Courier system begins for the elite in Egypt. Messages were passed from courier to courier to the furthest extent of the empire.

February 27, 1953 BCE

A very close alignment of the naked-eye planets took place in which these planets are together in a span of 4.3 degrees.

c. 1795 BCE

The Rhind Mathematical Papyrus is one of the best-known examples of Ancient Egyptian mathematics.

Rhind Mathematical Papyrus
Paul James Cowie (Pjamescowie) / Public domain


It would be 3814 years before this recording is released. Oct 1888 – This is believed to be the earliest existing recording of Thomas Edison’s voice.