History can be brutally boring as well as equally interesting, all depends on prospective. But did you know that some of the most important and disastrous events in human history were outcomes of unimaginably small mistakes and sometimes accidents?
Keep reading the list to know who and what was responsible for those small mistakes, and how that mistakes later became responsible for large scale destructive and constructive events.
Adolf Hitler the leader of Nazi party, lone man responsible for World War II (deadliest war in human history), Holocaust at unbelievably massive scale and also for many other destruction’s world war caused. It’s hard to believe, but Hitler wanted to be a painter at his young age.
He applied to academy of fine arts Vienna for drawing classes, when he was 18 years old but got rejected, but he didn’t gave up and applied again one year later. Again he got rejected and didn’t become an artist. What he became eventually is an ugly history.
Penicillin antibiotics were among the first and most important antibiotics to be effectively work against bacterial infections. However, the story of its discovery is also quite fascinating. Apparently a Scottish scientist named Alexander Fleming was experimenting with staphylococcus, but he went on a vacation lasted for two weeks. Interestingly he left staphylococcus in a Petri dish. When he returned, he witnessed one of the most astonishing event in the history of medicine.
He saw that staphylococcus was contaminated with blue green mould from an open window, more importantly bacteria were unable to grow anywhere near the mould.
In 2003, the largest wildfire in the history of California known as Cedar fire burned down a large area of land in San Diego county, it has estimated to have burned 3,200 kilometer square, caused $27 million worth of property damage and killed about 15 people.
The fire was actually caused by an hunter named Sergio Martinez, who got lost while hunting. He lit the fire to signal rescuers but unusual environmental conditions boosted the fire to a large scale disaster.