This Day in History Entry #328

May 20th, 2015 by Wordsman

Now to Google we all tip our caps
As the world’s leading resource for maps
But in times long before
Going to a map store
Was much more like the shooting of craps

Event: Abraham Ortelius publishes Theatrum Orbis Terrarum, the first modern atlas
Year: 1570
Learn more: Theatrum Orbis Terrarum

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