Around the world in… 72 days? It happened in 1889.

When French author Jules Verne published his popular novel Around the World in 80 Days, the question arose. Was it really possible, with the technology of the 1880s, to travel around the globe in less than 3 months? Well, someone was capable to do it in 72 days.

In 1889, Nellie Bly, an American journalist, decided to prove that not only was it possible, but it could actually…

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