Feb 27, 1953 BCE
The naked eye planets1 align within 4 degrees of each other.
Babylon founds its first dynasty.
c. 1800 BCE
The Rhind Papyrus shows the Egyptians used unit fractions and created calculation methods for the areas of circles, triangles, and pyramids.
- Hammurabi becomes King of Babylon.
- Babylon, capital of Babylonia, becomes the largest city in the world.
c. 1750 BCE
- Babylonian King Hammurabi, first to record a Law Code, dies.
- It would be 3728 years before the release of VisiCalc, the worlds first commercially successful spreadsheet program.