What is the oldest insurance company around?

Answer The first property insurance company in the world was called the "Insurance Office" and was created in 1667 after the Great Fire of London in 1666. The oldest documented insurance company still in ... Read More »

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What is the oldest fossil in the world?

Stromatolites are the oldest fossils on earth. Stromatolites are fossils left in rock formations by very early single-celled organisms (prokaryotic cells). The oldest stromatolites are about 3.5 bi... Read More »

What is the oldest coin in the world?

The generally accepted oldest coin in the world is the "stater," struck in Lydia during the sixth century B.C. Lydia, now western Turkey, was a trading center that used the coins in commerce. Made ... Read More »

What is the oldest candy bar in the world?

The world's first recognized candy bar was made by British inventor Joseph Fry in 1847. The bar was made by melting cacao butter into cocoa powder and sugar and then pressing the mixture into a mol... Read More »

What is the oldest subway system in the world?

London Underground is the oldest subway in the world. London Underground opened in 1863 and was 3.25 miles long. Originally, the subway cars were pulled by steam locomotives that burned coal.Refere... Read More »