Thursday, January 26, 2012

Mnemonic for 1492, discovery America by Columbus

Columbus discovered America in 1492. You can memorize this year 1492 by using the major system with the following keyword:


Imagine in your head that the ship of Columbus is powered with a HUGE turbine that makes a lot of noise, which irritates Columbus a lot. Make this picture as memorable as possible. We would like to build a long-lasting association with Columbus. Now use the major system:

  • T -> 1
  • R -> 4
  • B -> 9
  • N -> 2
and we will never forget that Columbus discovered America in 1492, as long as you don't forget the association.