Mistakes That Shaped The World As We Know It

Historical |

20. Finding America

Even though no one likes to admit this, we all make mistakes from time to time. There’s a reason why scientists have coined the term “human error” when something goes wrong in their experiments due to a miscalculation. However, some people made GIANT mistakes that literally changed the course of history and shaped the world as we know it today. With that said, today we will show everyone the top 20 biggest mistakes that drastically changed the course of history.

How do you think America was discovered by Christopher Columbus? Did some kind of divine being led the explorer towards the American continent, or maybe he had a hunch? The answer is that Christopher Columbus made errors in his navigational calculations that were supposed to help him sail to the Indies.