11 7 / 2012

10,000 - 5,000

The Ice Age ends about 10,000 BC. Transition from hunter-gatherer society to agriculture. The first cities emerge in Mesopotamia. First irrigation systems ca. 5,000 BC.

09 7 / 2012

100,000 - 20,000 BC

First modern Homo Sapiens in Africa about 100,000 BC. Homo Sapiens settles in Europe, Asia and Oceania about 40,000 BC. Migrations of Homo Sapiens to Americas across Bering Straits about 20,000 BC.