The history of juggling is surprisingly old.
The First mention of it dates back to ancient Egypt.
Women juggling two balls are painted on the wall of Beni Hassan's tomb.
Ancient Greeks and Romans also juggled.
Juggling has a long tradidion in China especially as part of meditation. Diabolo originates there.
In the Middle Ages there were jugglers and acrobats in road shows.
There is currently a juggling rebirth in the world especially in the USA and Western Europe.
The Internet helps to bring this art / sport to new people so the number of jugglers is growing fast.