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Harvesting of wild grains began in northeastern Africa.
Cattle Herding began in Sudanic Africa.
Agricultural breakthrough in sub-Saharan Africa.
Beginning of ironworking in sub-Saharan Africa.
In Southern France the Lascaux Homo Sapiens were cave painting.
Domestication of horses begins in Ukraine and Southern Russia.
Sailors such as Polo and Columbus travel the globe.
Portugal explores along the West African coast.
Renaissance takes hold in Europe.
Columbus discovers America.
Copernicus publishes heliocentric view of the universe.
Life of Isaac Newton.
Peter the Great beings the Westernization of Russia.
British Industrial Revolution begins.
Jamestown, VA is established as the first English permanent settlement in North America.
Construction of the Panama Canal.
First nuclear weapon.
The first agricultural breakthrough in the Fertile Crescent.
Urban centers emerge in Ganges Valley.
Gunpowder is invented in China.
Ming Dynasty maritime expeditions in the Indian Ocean.
The Taj Majal is constructed.
Suez canal is open.
Cultivation of maize, squash, and beans in Mesoamerica. Cultivation of potatoes, quinoa, and manioc in the Andes.
Plantations start taking hold in the Americas due to imperialism.
The discovery of silver near Potosi.
Beginning of railroad building in Cuba, Chile, and Brazil.
First school for girls opens in Mexico.