World History 2012

Main

Agriculture begins in Central America

7000 bc

Sumerians first settle in Mesopotamia

3500 bc

Indus river develops farms

3200 bc

Egypt unites kingdoms

3100 bc

Battle between Sumerian city-states

3000 bc - 2000 bc

Old Eygptian Kingdom

2660 bc - 2180 bc

First cities built in India

2500 bc

Middle Egyptian Kingdom

2080 bc - 1640 bc

Reign of Hammurabi

1792 bc - 1750 bc

Hyksos invades Egypt

1640 bc - 1570 bc

Mycenaean Era

1600 bc - 1200 bc

New Egyptian Kingdom

1570 bc - 1075 bc

Shang Dynasty in China

1532 bc - 1027 bc

End of Indus river valley civilization

1500 bc

Trojan War

1200 bc

Villages start along the Pacific Coast

1200 bc - 700 bc

Olmec civilization rises

1200 bc

Zhou Dynasty starts in China

1027 bc

Chavin culture rises

900 bc - 200

First Olympics

776 bc

Battle of Marathon

520 bc

Zapotec civilization rises

500 bc

Battle of Salmis

480 bc

Battle of Thermopylae

480 bc

Peloponnesian War

431 bc - 404 bc

Reign of Alexander the Great

336 bc - 323 bc

Hellenistic Age

323 bc - 146 bc

Christianity becomes sole religion of Rome

306 bc

Hannibal invades Rome

218 bc

Nazca culture rises

200 bc - 600

Battle of Carthage

149 bc - 146 bc

Augustus Ceaser (Octavian) becomes sole leader

50 bc

Julius Caeser assassinated

44 bc

Mark Antony, Lepidus, and Octavian takes over Rome

43 bc

Caligula becomes emperor

41 bc

Jesus Christ was born

0 ad

Augustus dies

14 ad

Coliseum is built

72 ad

Jesus Christ was crucified

100

Moche culture rises

100 - 700

Commodus replaces Marcus Aurelius

180 ad - 192 ad

Mayan Civilization

300 - 900

Constantine become first christan emperor

306 ad

Rome falls

476

Aztec civilization

1200

Inca civilization

1400 - 1500

Machu Pichu is founded in the Andes mountains

1912

Julius Ceaser becomes leader of Rome

45

Louise Leaky

1960

Finds 2 million year old tools

Spartacus leads uprising

73

David Johnson discovers "Lucy"

1974

Mary Leaky finds hominid foot prints

1978

2.3 million jaw found in Ethiopia

1994

Old Ages

Australoithecines

4000000000 bc - 1000000000 bc

Homo Habilis

2500000000 bc - 1500000000 bc

Homo Erectus

1600000000 bc - 30000 bc

Last ice age

1000000000 bc - 10000 bc

Human migration

1,600,000 bc - 10,000 bc

Neanderthals

40,000 bc - 30,000 bc

Cro Magnon

40000 bc - 8000 bc

Migration over the Artic Land Bridge

40000 bc - 1000 bc