1692: Many developments worldwide on 200th anniversary of 1492!
So here we are, at 200 years after the fateful “contact” year of 1492 CE and all around the world there are developments that help illustrate the changes the coming of Western imperialism has made to the lives of hundreds of millions of people. So much to write about today!
I’ll keep the biggest story till last. Here’s the news budget for 1692: