The average life span of a peasant during the medieval ages was 25 years.
Tablecloths were originally meant to serve as towels with which guests could wipe their hands and faces after dinner.
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Average life span in medieval ages
First telephone book
The first telephone book was one page long and had only 50 names in it.
Life expectancy in 1900
The life expectancy in 1900 was just 47 years.