Where are we is a question often asked. To know where you are now is dependent on where you have been. It marks your place in time. So some knowledge of history can be very useful, or as the Roman philosopher Cicero said: 'Not to know what happened before you were born is to be a child forever.' Humanity has developed itself through time to a place where we are know. You could describe this situation as a simple journey from A to B, but of course there's more to it than that.
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So we put a timeline online of some of the most important events in the history of humanity on several subjects like art, religion, society, politics, discoveries and inventions or science in general.