Timeline of Human Genius

This Timeline catalogs moments of genius, accomplishment, and evolution from throughout humanity’s history – from the first fire sometime around 250,000 B.C.E to today’s good news. By showing all the incredible achievements and moments of creation in our past, we hope to inspire possibility for our present and future. Updated every week!

Use the filters on the right to filter entries by country, topic, era, and more. Scroll down to go further back in time.