A Museum of World History: Big Bang to 751 BCE (Level 4: No hints)

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1334 BCE: Tutankhamun is 8 when he becomes Pharaoh.
1500 BCE: Thebes has a population of 75,000 in 1500 BCEmaking it one of the largest cities in the world.
1700 BCE: Gilgamesh, the world’s oldest surviving literary text, is written in Sumeria.

2000 BCE: Memphis has a population of 60,000, making it one of the largest cities in the world.
2560 BCE: Great Pyramid at Giza is built.
3000 BCE: Writing. Sumerians are the first.
3500 BCE: Uruk, in Sumer (modern Iraq), has a population of 10,000, making it one of the largest cities in the world.
5000 BCE: Agricultural revolution launches in Iraq (barley), China (soybeans), and Israel (wheat).
14.5 KYA: Farming: Hunters and gatherers begin turning their stone-tipped spears into ploughs.
39 KYA: Art: the first painters and sculptors create new works..
315 KYA: Homo Sapiens: the first anatomically modern humans
2.8 MYA: Primate genus Homo emerges in Ethiopia, Kenya and Tanzania: tool-makers with bigger brains and smaller stomachs, move from forest to grasslands,lose fur, learn to make clothes and control fire, develop teeth for eating animals and devlop legs and feet for walking,
65 MYA: Chicxulub: an asteroid strikes Mexico and global destruction devastates the dinosaurs.
635 MYA: Animals evolve: algae stimulates cells tthat ake on separate functions and work together as a single organism:
4.5 BYA: Planets--8 of them--orbit the sun (Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune)
4.6 BYA: Sun forms.
13 BYA Milky Way emerges: 300 billion stars
13.8 BYA: Big Bang
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