First Windmills

Eastern Iran/Southern Afghanistan

901-1000_first windmillsThe first windmills are constructed in Sistan (modern day eastern Iran/southern Afghanistan), easing the work of turning millstones for making grain and pumping water to irrigate crops.

World Population : 170,060,000

Key:   1,000,000 People    1,000,000 People (Annotated)    Milestone

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