Historical Juxtaposition

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April 23, 1616

William Shakespeare dies

April 23, 1616. A young boy is born in a small village.

January 24, 1848

The Gold Rush of California begins

January 24, 1848. A couple abandons their land to head back east, after another failed crop.

August 6, 1991

The World Wide Web is released to the world by Tim Berners-Lee, giving people the internet.

August 6, 1991. A man moves into the wilderness, having given up on his dreams.

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