When Title Who Where
13.7 BYABig BangUniversemore
10 BYAMilky Way galaxy formsUniversemore
5 BYASolar system formsUniversemore
4.5 BYAEarth cools downEarthmore
3.5 BYACurrent life beginsEarthmore
542 MYAMulticell organismsEarthmore
6 MYAFirst hominidsAfricamore
2.5 MYA-8.5 KYAPaleolithic AgeWorldmore
2.5 MYAHomo habilisSouth, East Africamore
1.5 MYAHomo erectusAfricamore
200 KYAHomo sapiensAfricamore
26,000 YACeramicsDolni Vestonice, Czech Republicmore
14,000 YADogs domesticatedAsiamore
12,000 YAPotteryJomonJapanmore
11,000 YAJerichoJericho, Palestinemore
10,700 YAEarliest copper artifactNorthern Iraqmore
10,500 YAAgricultureFertile Crecent, Middle Eastmore
9,500 YAÇatalhöyükAnatolia (Turkey)more
8.5-3.5 KYANeolithic AgeWorldmore
8,000 YASheep and goatsMiddle Eastmore
8,000 YAPigsChinamore
7 KYAEriduSumeriansSumer, Mesopotamiamore
6,000 YAWheelMesopotamiamore
6,000 YABeerMesopotamia, Egyptmore
3500 BCWritingSumer, Mesopotamiamore
3100-1420 BCMinoan civilizationCretemore
3100-3000 BCFirst nation.MenesEgyptmore
3000 BCBronzeMesopotamiamore
3000 BCSilk Xi Ling ShiChinamore
2800-1800 BCIndus Valley CivilizationPakistanmore
2334-2279 BCFirst empireSargonAkkad, Assyriamore
2000 BCAlphabetSemitesEgyptmore
1750-1180 BCHittite KingdomHittitesAnatolia (Turkey)more
1728-1686 BCHammurabiHammurabiBabyloniamore
1700-625 BCAssyrian KingdomMiddle Eastmore
1674-1548 BCHyksos kingdomEgyptmore
1600-1200 BCMycenaean GreeceMediterraneanmore
1595 BCHittites sack BabylonBabylonmore
1299 BCBattle of KadeshRamesses II, MuwatallisSyriamore
1200-800 BCHeight of Phoenician civilizationIsrael, Meditteraneanmore
1200-800 BCGreek Dark AgesMediterraneanmore
1194-1184 BCTrojan WarTroy, Anatoliamore
1120 BCAssyria defeated HittitesTiglath-Pileser IMiddle Eastmore
753 BCRome foundedRomulus, RemusRome, Italymore
750 BCAbacusBabylonmore
721-705 BCSargon IISargon IIAssyriamore
710 BCSargon conquered BabyloniaSargonBabylon, Middle Eastmore
605-562 BCNebuchadnezzarNebuchadnezzarBabylonmore
563-483 BCBuddhismSiddhārtha GautamaIndiamore
559-529 BCCyrus IICyrus IIPersiamore
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