WoTStory - World History


1 Adam and Eve were created on Friday the first of Tishrei.

130 Seth son of Adam was born.

235 Enosh son of Seth was born.

325 Kenan son of Enosh was born.

395 Mahalalel son of Kenan was born.

460 Jared son of Mahalalel was born.

622 Enoch son of Jared was born.

687 Methuselah son of Enoch was born.

874 Lamech son of Methuselah was born.

930 Adam died at the age of 930.

987 Enoch was taken at the age of 365.

1042 Seth died at the age of 912.

1056 Noah son of Lamech was born.

1140 Enosh died at the age of 905.

1235 Kenan died at the age of 910.

1290 Mahalalel died at the age of 895.

1422 Jared died at the age of 962.

1536 Noah began construction of the ark 120 years before the flood.

1556 Japheth son of Noah was born.

1557 Ham son of Noah was born.

1558 Shem son of Noah was born.

1651 Lamech died at the age of 777.

1656 Methuselah died at the age of 969. The waters of the flood covered the earth.

1658 Arpachshad son of Shem was born.

1693 Shelah son of Arpachshad was born.

1723 Eber son of Shelah was born.

1757 Peleg son of Eber was born.

1787 Reu son of Peleg was born.

1819 Serug son of Reu was born.

1849 Nahor son of Serug was born.

1878 Terah son of Nahor was born.

1948 Abram son of Terah was born.

1958 Sarai daughter of Haran was born.

1973 Abram married Sarai.

1996 The dispersion after building the tower at Babel. Peleg died at the age of 239.

1997 Nahor died at the age of 148.

2000 Terah left Ur Kasdim with his children Abram, Nahor and Haran.

2006 Noah died at the age of 950.

2018 On the 15th of Nissan the covenant of the parts was made between HaShem and Abram.

2023 Abram settled in the land of Canaan.

2026 Reu died at the age of 239.

2034 Ishmael son of Abram was born.

2048 Abram circumcised himself and his son Ishmael. He was aged 99 years old and Ishmael was age 13. Abram's name was changed to Abraham and Sarai's name was changed to Sarah. Sodom and Gommorah were destroyed. Isaac son of Abraham was born on the 15th of Nissan. He was circumcised on the 8th day on the 22nd of Nissan.

2049 Serug died at the age of 230.

2083 Terah died at the age of 205.

2084 The binding of Isaac. Sarah died at the age of 127. She was buried in the Cave of Machpela.

2096 Arpachshad died at the age of 438.

2108 Esau son of Isaac and Jacob son of Isaac were born.

2123 Abraham died at the age of 175. He was buried in the Cave of Machpela.

2126 Shelah died at the age of 433.

2158 Shem died at the age of 600.

2171 Isaac blessed Jacob instead of his brother Esau.

2185 Jacob went to Haran.

2187 Eber died at the age of 464.

2192 Jacob married Leah and Rachel.

2195 Levi son of Jacob was born.

2199 Joseph son of Jacob was born.

2205 Jacob left Haran.

2208 Benjamin was born.

2216 Joseph was sold into slavery.

2228 Isaac died at the age of 180. He was buried in the Cave of Machpela.

2229 Joseph became viceroy of Egypt.

2235 Kohath son of Levi was born.

2238 Jacob and his family descended to Egypt.

2255 Jacob died at the age of 147. His body was embalmed in Egypt.

2332 Levi died at the age of 137. The enslavement of the Children of Israel in Egypt began.

2365 Aaron son of Amram was born.

2368 Moses son of Amram was born.

2406 Joshua son of Nun was born.

2447 Moses encountered the burning bush.

2448 Moses led the Children of Israel out of Egypt. The Children of Israel crossed the Red Sea. The revelation at Mount Sinai and the giving of the Torah. Moses broke the tablets.

2449 Moses came down Mount Sinai with the second set of Tablets. The Tabernacle was erected. The spies returned from the land of Canaan with a bad report.

2487 Miriam died. Aaron died at the age of 123 on top of Mount Hor.

2488 Moses died at the age of 120. He was buried in the land of Moab opposite Beth-peor at some unknown location.

2854 David son of Jesse was born.

2882 Saul son of Kish became king of Israel.

2884 David became king of Judah in Hebron.

2892 David became king of Israel in Jerusalem.

2923 Rehoboam son of Solomon was born.

2924 David died at the age of 70. He was buried in the City of David. His son Solomon became king in his place.

2928 Solomon began building the First Temple in the 4th year of his reign in the 480th year since the Children of Israel left Egypt.

2935 The construction of the First Temple was completed.

2964 Solomon died. He was buried in the City of David. His son Rehoboam reigned in his place. He was 41 years old when he became king. The kingdom was divided. Rehoboam became king of Judah. Jeroboam son of Nebat became king of Israel.

2981 Rehoboam died at the age of 58. He was buried in the City of David. His son Abijam reigned in his place.

2983 Abijam died. He was buried in the City of David. His son Asa reigned in his place.

2985 Jeroboam died. His son Nadab reigned in his place.

2986 Baasa son of Ahijah struck down Nadab at Gibbethon of the Philistines while Nadab and all Israel were besieging Gibbethon. Baasa ruled in his place.

2989 Jehoshaphat son of Asa was born.

3009 Baasa died and was buried in Tirzah. His son Elah reigned in his place from Tirzah.

3010 Elah was killed by his servant Zimri who reigned in his place and struck down the entire house of Baasa. He reigned for 7 days in Tirzah. All of Israel made Omri commander of the army king over Israel. He went and besieged Tirzah. Zimri burned down the palace and died in the fire.

3015 Jehoram son of Jehoshaphat was born.

3021 Omri died and was buried in Samaria. His son Ahab reigned in his place.

3024 Asa died. He was buried in the City of David. His son Jehoshaphat reigned in his place at the age of 35. Jehoshaphat was 35 years old when he became king.

3033 Ahaziah son of Jehoram was born.

3041 Ahab was killed in battle against Aram. He was buried in Samaria. His son Ahaziah reigned in his place.

3043 Ahaziah died. His brother Jehoram son of Ahab reigned in his place from Samaria. Elijah went up in a chariot of fire.

3047 Jehoshaphat died at the age of 58. He was buried in the City of David. His son Jehoram reigned in his place at the age of 32.

3054 Jehoash son of Ahaziah was born.

3055 Jehoram died at the age of 40. He was buried in the City of David. His son Ahaziah reigned in his place at the age of 22. Jehu was anointed king of Israel. Jehu killed Jehoram and killed Ahaziah. Ahaziah died at the age of 22. He was buried in the City of David.

3056 Athaliah usurped the throne and became queen of Judah.

3061 Athaliah was put to death. Jehoash became king of Judah at the age of 7.

3076 Amaziah son of Jehoash was born.

3083 Jehu died and was buried in Samaria. His son Jehoahaz reigned in his place.

3097 Jehoahaz died and was buried in Samaria.

3098 Jehoash son of Jehoahaz became king of Israel.

3099 Uzziah son of Amaziah was born.

3101 Jehoash was assasinated at the age of 45. He was buried in the City of David. His son Amaziah reigned in his place at the age of 25.

3115 Jehoash died and was buried in Samaria. His son Jereboam reigned in his place. Amaziah was assassinated at the age of 39.Uzziah became king of Judah at the age of 16.

3130 Amaziah was killed at the age of 54. He was buried in the City of David.

3142 Jotham son of Uzziah was born. Isaiah began his prophesies.

3153 Jereboam died and lay with his forefathers the kings of Israel. His son Zechariah reigned in his place. He reigned for 6 months in Samaria.

3154 Shallum son of Jabesh conspired against Zechariah and struck him in front of the people killing him and he reigned in his place. Menahem son of Gadi went up from Tirzah to Samaria and struck down Shallum, killed him, and reigned in his place.

3163 Ahaz son of Jotham was born.

3164 Menahem died. His son Pekahiah reigned in his place.

3166 Pekahiah's captain Peka son of Remaliah consipred against him, struck him down, killed him, and reigned in his place.

3167 Uzziah died at the age of 68. He was buried in the City of David. His son Jotham reigned in his place at the age of 25.

3174 Hezekiah son of Ahaz was born.

3183 Jotham died at the age of 41. He was buried in the City of David. His son Ahaz reigned in his place at the age of 20.

3187 Hoshea son of Elah conspired against Peka and he struck him, and he killed him, and he reigned in his place.

3199 Ahaz died at the age of 36. He was buried in the City of David. His son Hezekiah reigned in his place at the age of 25.

3206 Shalmaneser king of Assyria captured Samaria and exiled Israel to Assyria.

3216 Manasseh son of Hezekiah was born.

3228 Hezekiah died at the age of 54. His son Manasseh reigned in his place at the age of 12.

3261 Amon son of Manasseh was born.

3277 Josiah son of Amon was born.

3283 Manasseh died at the age of 67. He was buried in the garden of his palace in the garden of Uzza. His son Amon reigned in his place at the age of 22.

3285 Amon died at the age of 24. He was buried in the garden of Uzza. His son Josiah reigned in his place at the age of 8.

3283 Jehoahaz son of Josiah was born.

3292 Eliakim son of Josiah was born.

3298 Jeremiah began his prophesies.

3303 Josiah renovated the First Temple.

3306 Mattaniah son of Josiah was born.

3309 Jehoiachin son of Jehoiakim was born.

3316 Josiah died in battle against Pharaoh Neco. He was 39 years old. He was buried in Jerusalem. His son Jehoahaz reigned in his place at the age of 23. Pharaoh Neco imprisoned Jehoahaz at Riblah.

3317 Pharaoh Neco crowned Eliakim and changed his name to Jehoiakim. He was 25 years old.

3319 Nebuchadnezzar became king of Babylon.

3321 Jehoiakim burned the Book of Lamentations composed by Jeremiah.

3327 Jehoiakim died at the age of 35. His son Jehoiachin reigned in his place at the age of 18. Nebuchadnezzar exiled Jehoiachin to Babylonia. Nebuchadnezzar crowned Mattaniah in his place and changed his name to Zedekiah. Zedekiah was 21 years old. Darius the Mede was born.

3331 Jeremiah persisted in prophesying calamity.

3336 10th of Teves Nebuchadnezzar lay siege to Jerusalem.

3338 Jerusalem's walls were breached. Nebuchadnezzar slaughtered Zedekiah's sons before his eyes and then blinded him before exiling him to Babylonia. 7th of Av Nebuzaradan arrived at Jerusalem. 9th of Av he burned and destroyed the First Temple. The First Temple stood for 410 years. Gedaliah son of Ahikam was appointed governer of Judah.

3339 Gedaliah was killed.

3340 Daniel interpreted Nebuchadnezzar's dream.

3352 Ezekiel prophesied about the future Temple.

3363 Evil-Merodach became king of Babylon. Jehoiachin was freed.

3386 Belshazzar became king of Babylon.

3389 Daniel read the writing on the wall. Belshazzar was killed. Darius the Mede became king of Persia-Media. Daniel was thrown in the lion's den.

3390 Cyrus became king of Persia-Media.

He authorised the return of exiles to Judah and the rebuilding of the Temple. Zerubbabel led the return of the first group of exiles to Judah.

3391 Building of the Second Temple commenced but was then halted.

3393 Ahasuerus became king of Persia-Media.

3395 Ahasuerus made his great banquet.

3399 Esther was taken to the King Ahasuerus into his royal palace in the month of Teves. She became queen.

3404 Esther took action against Haman's decree to kill the Jews.

3406 Mordechai proclaimed the celebration of Purim.

3407 Darius the Persian became king of Persia-Media.

3408 Darius the Persian authorised the completion of the Second Temple. This marked the end of the 70 year exile.

3412 The Second Temple was completed by the 3rd of Adar.

3413 Ezra led the second group of exiles to Judah. He arrived in Jerusalem in the month of Av.

3426 Nehemiah returned to rebuild the walls of Jerusalem.

3448 Ezra died. Simon the Righteous met the conquering Alexander the Great.

3586 Antiochus Epiphanes became king of the Seleucid Empire.

3592 Antiochus Epiphanes came up to Jerusalem with a large force and plundered the Temple treasury.

3594 On the 15th of Kislev the altar in Jerusalem was desolated. On the 25th Kislev they offered sacrifice on the altar. Matisyahu moved to Modein.

3595 Matisyahu died and was buried in Modein. Yehudah haMakabi ruled in his place.

3597 The Temple in Jerusalem was rededicated. On 25th Kislev sacrifices were brought on the new altar.

3598 Antiochus Epiphanes died. His son Antiochus Eupater became king of the Seleucid Empire.

3600 Demetrius Soter had Antiochus Eupater killed and became king of the Seleucid Empire.

3601 Yehudah haMakabi was killed in battle. He was buried with his father in Modein. Yonasan Apefus became leader in his place.

3609 Alexander Epiphanes became king of the Seleucid Empire.

3616 Demetrius Nicator became king of the Seleucid Empire.

3618 Shimon haTasi became high priest and leader of the Jewish people.

3619 Under the leadership of Shimon haTasi the yoke of the Gentiles was removed from Israel.

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