100 Years Can Sure Make a Difference!

1910 Ford

Make sure you read all the statistics under the photo.

This has only been 102 years ago… Amazing!!!


The year is 1910, over one hundred years ago. What a difference a century makes!

Here are some statistics for the Year 1910:


The average life expectancy for men k10855050was 47 years.

Fuel for this car k9393985 was sold in drug stores only.

Only 14 percent of the homes had a bathtub k9447707.

Only 8 percent of the homes had a telephone k6706804.

There were only 8,000 cars and only 144 miles of paved roads.

The maximum speed limit in most cities was 10 mph k1117126 .

The tallest structure in the world was the Eiffel Tower k6996410!

The average US wage in 1910 was 22 cents per hour.

The average US worker made between $200 and $400 per year.

A competent accountant could expect to earn $2000 per year,

a dentist k4325718$2,500 per year, a veterinarian k2945980between $1,500 and $4,000 per year,

and a mechanical engineer about $5,000 per year.

More than 95 percent of all births k3627143took place at HOME.

Ninety percent of all Doctors had NO COLLEGE EDUCATION!

Instead, they attended so-called medical schools,

many of which were condemned in the press AND the government as ‘substandard.’

Sugar k7150833cost four cents a pound.

Eggs k5112750were fourteen cents a dozen.

Coffee k10074087was fifteen cents a pound.

Most women only washed their hair once a month, and used Borax or egg yolks k5107883for shampoo.

There was no such thing as under arm deodorant or tooth pastek3713856 .

Canada passed a law that prohibited poor people from entering into their country for any reason.

The five leading causes of death were:

1. Pneumonia and influenza

2, Tuberculosis

3. Diarrhea

4. Heart diseasek5370502

5. Stroke

The American flag had 45 stars k8522891 .

The population of Las Vegas Nevada was only 30!

Crossword puzzles, canned beer, and iced tea hadn’t been invented yet

There was no Mother’s Day k1818609or Father’s Dayk9616986 .

Two out of every 10 adults couldn’t read or write and only 6 percent of all Americans had graduated from high school.

Eighteen percent of households had at least one full-time servant or domestic help.

There were about 230 reported murders in the ENTIRE U.S.A. !

I am now going to forward this to someone else without typing it myself.

From there, it will be sent to others all over the WORLDk0257007 …all in a matter of seconds!

Try to imagine what it may be like in another 100 years.

4 thoughts on “100 Years Can Sure Make a Difference!

  1. Lovely post and very interesting facts, yes how will it be in 50 years even, everything is moving so fast….. specially technology. Enjoyed reading it! Ute :-)

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