Ancient History

5-10 million years ago

Several million years ago

'Ages ago'

ca. 100,000 BC

ca. 28,000 BC

ca. 13,000 BC

ca. 9,000 BC

ca. 8,000 BC

ca. 2,000 BC

ca. 1,000 BC

ca. 900 BC

0001-1899

ca. 0001

ca 100

ca. 400-500

750

976

ca. 1000

ca. 1249

ca. 1300

ca. 1399

ca. 1440

ca. 1549

1565

ca. 1600

ca. 1699

ca. 1700

ca. 1795

ca. 1800

early 1800s

ca. mid-1800s

ca. 1849-50

1864

late 1800s

1900-1994

1899/1900

ca. 1900

early 1920s

1924

1928

ca. 1940-1944

ca. 1942

1945

late 1940s

mid-20th century

ca. 1950

mid- to late 1900s

1957

ca. 1962

1964/1965

ca. 1968

1969

late 1960s to early 1970s

ca. 1970

1971

1973

ca. 1973

mid- to late 1970s

1980

1982

1984

1985

ca. 1985

1986

ca. 1988

1985-1990

1985-1995

1990-1991

1991

1992/1993

1993

1994

1995-1996

1995

1995-1996

1996

1997

early 1997

mid-1997

late 1997

late 1997 - early 1998

1998

early 1998

mid-1998

ca. mid-1998

late 1998

1999

ca. 1999

early 1999

mid-1999

late 1999

2000

ca. 2000

early 2000

mid-2000

late 2000

late 2000 / early 2001

2001

ca. 2001

early 2001

mid-2001

late 2001

2002

late 2001 / 2002

early 2002

mid-2002 

late 2002

2003

ca. early 2003

2003

late 2003

2004

late 2003 / early 2004

early 2004

mid-2004

late 2004

Timeline split / new existing timeline

2005

late 2004 / early 2005

early 2005