(Not So) Fun Fact: When British Parliament Considered Murdering Crooked Investors

Fun facts about economic bubbles

In 1720, the South Seas Company had created an artificial economic bubble. When the bubble burst, many honest investors were ruined. The British economy tanked and Parliament considered throwing the guilty parties in a bag of poisoning snakes and dumping them in the river.

Published by Adam (Neko Random)

Nerdy guy who loves video games, movies, history, tv, and trivia.

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