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Victorian era

Victorian era: 1837 - 1901  

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The 18-year-old Victoria comes to the throne in Britain, beginning the long Victorian era
Vietnam

Vietnam: 207 BCE - 2003  

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A delegate from imperial China establishes the kingdom of Nam-Viet with himself as king
Wales

Wales: 77 - 2005  

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Agricola, appointed Roman governor of Britain in AD 77, establishes Chester as a stronghold from which to control the Welsh tribes
War

War: c. 8000 BCE - 2011  

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The tower at Jericho is the world's earliest surviving fortification
Wars and Revolutions

Wars and Revolutions: c. 545 BCE - 1866  

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Cyrus annexes the Greek territory of Ionia as part of his empire, giving Persia a presence on the Aegean
Wars since 1900

Wars since 1900: c. 1895 - 1990  

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General Alfred von Schlieffen devises plans for a potential two-pronged attack against France and Russia in a swift war
Weapons

Weapons: c. 15,000 years ago - 2007  

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The principle of the bow and arrow is developed, with yew or elm for the bow and points of flint on the arrows
West Africa

West Africa: c. 2000 BCE - 2011  

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Africa south of the equatorial forests is largely inhabited by the Khoisan, of whom the San and the Hottentots are the modern survivors
West Asia

West Asia: c. 90,000 years ago - 2011  

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Fossilized bones found in the caves of Skhul and Qafzeh, in modern Israel, are of anatomically modern humans
Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe: 1888 - 2009  

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The Ndebele chieftain, Lobengula, grants Rhodes mining rights in what is now Zimbabwe

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