In the beginning, God created the Heavens and the Earth (physical universe).1
c. 4.5 bya
The Solar System had formed; the sun, the planets, and the moon. At this stage, the earth was covered in water with a primitive atmosphere not suitable for life.2
c. 4.5 bya to b.4000 BCE
The six creative days were completed during this period.3
a. 4026 BCE
It would be 6007 years before the release of the IBM 5150 Personal Computer.
Come, now, if you will, on a speculative excursion into prehistory. Assume the era in which the species sapiens emerged from the genus Homo . . . hasten across the millenniums for which present information depends for the most part on conjecture and interpretation to the era of the first inscribed records, from which some facts may be gleaned. – P. E. Klopsteg – Science, December 30, 1960, p. 1914
Prehistory4 datings is just educated guessing, bear that in mind.
My intention here is not to show an exhaustive history of everything but only a history of the things I like…