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Dates are from over 50 sources. Disagreements were settled by going with the date most often cited.

    Timeline -- B.C.                   Timeline -- A.D.
    B.C. Examples/jump points          A.D. Examples/jump points   
9997 Start of B.C. timeline 9 Start of A.D. timeline 3000 Hours, minutes, seconds 70 Jerusalem destroyed 2700 First war coverage by media 306 Constantine rules 2500 Great Pyramid -- awesome 410 Rome sacked for a loss 1900 Iron smelt better 711 Moslems take Spain 1720 Mobility army takes Egypt 768 Charlemagne 1361 King Tut 1000 Leif Erickson sneaks in 900 Zero arrives 1066 Hastings 688 Boxing at Olympics 1189 Third Crusade 479 Golden Age in Athens 1238 Mongols are coming 425 Oedipus complex 1388 English legislate clean 400 Beginning of the atom bomb 1504 Mona Lisa, sung by Leo 336 Alex gets started 1605 Don Quixote 270 Earth goes round the sun 1700 Hand grenades go off 240 Earth is 24,000 miles round 1769 Steam engine 216 Hannibal wins big 1799 Rosetta stone turns up 121 Blue jeans get their name 1850 Screw propellers 47 Juli and Cleo, what a pair 1883 Machine guns 42 Mark and Cleo, what a pair 1905 Einstein has a flash 27 First Roman Emperor 1965 C-5 contract awarded