Many people are always very interested in "Guinness World Records". You have some interesting anecdotes, and there are a lot of very good people. Do you know the origin of Guinness World Records? This globally recognized record authority originated from the United Kingdom. The first "Guinness Book of World Records" was published in 1954, and now it has accumulated a large number of fans around the world.
Introduction to Guinness World Records
Nowadays some people are always particularly interested in breaking the Guinness Book of World Records, always wanting to challenge themselves or others. Do you know the origin of Guinness World Records? In fact, its longevity is related to beer. In 1759, an Irishman named Guinness opened a beer workshop called Guinness in Berlin. After more than two hundred years of development, Guinness beer has been produced and sold in more than 100 countries and regions.
In the past, people lacked entertainment, and what many people liked to do most was to gather in a tavern to chat. Many people like to drink while arguing about the largest, smallest, ultimate, lightest and other issues in the world while drinking in the Guinness Brewery. In order to entertain the guests, the boss of the Guinness Company specially printed some booklets to answer these questions.
Because of printing these questions for a long time, Guinness has accumulated many precious materials of world records. Then in 1951, Sir Hugh Beaver, the executive director of the Guinness Company at the time, was arguing with people which is the fastest flying bird in Europe? Then Sir Hugh Beaver realized that it would be great if there was a book to answer this question.
A data collection station in London, run by twin brothers Norris and Ross McWhorter, who were commissioned to collect data for the Guinness Book of World Records. In 1954, the "Guinness Book of World Records" publishing company was established in London, and once it came out, it aroused great interest from readers. Although the company suffered several twists and turns afterwards, it did not affect the popularity of the "Guinness Book of World Records". There are now 750 million viewers every year who watch Guinness World Records programs.