Within the history of the world, human history is just a little speck. It's hard to get a sense of our place in history when the past seems so long ago and our own lifetime has moved so slowly. So it may be surprising that Tom Hanks and the last surviving person to witness Abraham Lincoln's assassination overlapped. Here are 12 more history comparisons that don't sound correct, despite being true…

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