7300 YRCalendar

Paleolithic ‘Cave Art’ about 28,000BC
The Cro-Magnon age from ~28,000BC to 2000BC

January 5300BC-4700BC

No recorded or suggested history!

February 4680BC-4140BC

(10) 4500BC First settlements in Sumer

March 4120BC-3520BC

(13) 3880BC Neolithic period begins
(17) 3840BC round mud brick houses appear in Egypt.
(27) 3600BC Stone-age hunters domesticate animals.

April 3500BC-2920BC

Beginning of the Bronze age. Gold, silver and copper are in use.
(1) 3500BC Early settlements in the Nile Valley of the Kings
(19) 3140BC Wheel made pottery begins.
(28) 2960BC Mayan calendar begins

May 2900BC-2300BC

(9) 2740BC Stonehenge I
(15) 2620BC Pyramid period begins in Egypt
(16) 2600BC Glassmaking starts in the Middle East
(18) 2560BC Great Sphinx built in Egypt

June 2280BC-1700BC

Much of the Old Testament is set during this period.

(18) 1940BC Stonehenge II
(20) 1900BC Bronze age in Europe.
(21) 1880BC Indus Valley Culture with indoor plumbing, glazed pottery, city planning, etc
(29) 1720BC Four wheel ox carts in SE Asia
(30) 1700BC Earliest cultivation of cotton in India.

July 1680BC-1080BC

(15) 1400BC Irrigation in China
(19) 1320BC Israel Exodus from Egypt
(21) 1280BC Joshua enters promised land.
(25) 1200BC Trojan horse of Troy, Iron Age begins
(26) 1180BC Etruscans invent the arch.
(29) 1120BC Twelve Greek God’s introduced

August 1060BC-460BC

(7) 940BC Historical accuracy of Hebrew culture
(9) 900BC Concept of Karma
(16) 760BC Legendary founding of Rome
(19) 700BC Iron plows and swords in China
(21) 660BC Great Library of Ninevah
(26) 560BC Birth of Buddha
(29) 500BC Confucius and Lao Tzu write in China
(31) 460BC Hippocrates
470BC-338BC The Golden Age of Greece

September 440BC-140AD

(1) 440BC Parthenon completed
(3) 400BC Phoenicians explore the Atlantic
(4) 380BC Socrates and Plato
(6) 340BC Aristotle, Alexander the Great
(7) 320BC Roman Aqueduct
(12) 220BC Great Wall of China
(19) 80BC Colosseum completed in Rome
(23) 0 Birth of Jesus
(25) 40AD First Easter 33AD
(29) 120AD Paper invented in China

October 160AD-760AD

Worldwide navigation begins. Goths, Barbarians, Huns, Vandals, Visigoths, Vikings and Saxons migrate and invade throughout Europe and North Africa.
Mayan culture thrives from 150AD to 700AD

(8) 300-320 Christianity expands throughout Europe
(12) 380 Decimal system invented in India
(14) 420 St Patrick in Ireland
(15) 440 Attila invades Gaul
(17) 480 Middle Ages begins
(22) 580 Mohammad born in Mecca
(23) 600 Statues on Easter Island
(29) 720 Beowulf written
(30) 740 Gunpowder invented in China

November 780AD-1360AD

(1) 780 Viking Invasions
(2) 800 Woodblock printing invented in China
(5) 860 Porcelain created in China
(12) 1000 Fireplace and Chimney developed in France
(13) 1020 Late Middle Ages – Romanesque Architecture
(14) 1040 Movable type printing press invented in China
(17) 1100 First Crusade
(20) 1160 First circular map of the world in Turkey
(21) 1180 Inquisition created in France
(22) 1200 First windmill in Europe
(23) 1220 Zen Buddhism
(25) 1260 Oxford University
(26) 1280 Marco Polo in China/ Eyeglasses invented
(27) 1300 Dante’s Divine Comedy
(28) 1320 Mechanical Clock / 100 years war between France and England begins
(29) 1340 Bubonic Plague
(30) 1360 Cannon and firearms appear

December 1380AD-2000AD

The following period encompasses the Renaissance, the Industrial Revolution, the Electronic Age, two world wars, space travel and the technology for global suicide.

(1) 1380 Bible translated into Middle English, Wycliffe. Chaucer’s Canterbury Tales written.
(2) 1400 England Urban Sanitary Act. Medici Bank
(3) 1420 Japan leads world in fine steel and swords.
(4) 1440 African slave trade begins. Joan of Arc
(5) 1460 Gutenberg Press and Bible leads to widespread literacy.
(6) 1480 Columbus and global exploration. Ottoman Empire begins
(7) 1500 Renaissance, Da Vinci, Michelangelo, Raphael, Copernicus
(8) 1520 Machiavelli and Martin Luther
(9) 1540 Cortez invades South America. Aztec Nation destroyed.
(10) 1560 Elizabethan Age begins. Ivan the Terrible Czar of Russia.
(11) 1580 Great African Kingdoms. Galileo
(12) 1600 Shakespeare and Cervantes’ Don Quixote first novel
(13) 1620 Europeans begin settling North America
(14) 1640 Taj Mahal built. Louis XIV the Sun King of France begins 72 year reign.
(15) 1660 The London Great Plague, Rembrandt, England and Scotland Commonwealth formed.
(16) 1680 Isaac Newton discovers Laws of Motion and Gravity
(17) 1700 French Indian Wars / Slave Trade peaks
(18) 1720 Bach and Handel / Bering explores northern seas
(19) 1740 Age of Enlightenment [France]
(20) 1760 Declaration of Independence
(21) 1780 US War of Independence / US Constitution / Robert Fulton’s Steam boat
(22) 1800 Lewis & Clark Expedition / Mozart & Beethoven / Napoleon defeated
(23) 1820 Railroads in USA / Photography invented in France
(24) 1840 USA Western migration / Japan ends feudalism
(25) 1860 CIVIL War USA / Evolution-Charles Darwin / Slavery ends?
(26) 1880 Edison, Bell, Marconi, Tesla / Boer War / Pasteur [ization]
(27) 1900 Madame Curie, Henry Ford, Wright Brothers, Carnegie, WWI
(28) 1920 Einstein, Radio, Television, Bolshevik Revolution,
(29) 1940 Atomic Bomb, WWII, Salk Vaccine, United Nations
(30) 1960 Space Travel, Civil Rights, Vietnam War
(31) 1980 Desktop Computers, communication satellites


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