Major events pre dating 1750
Kentucky's first inhabitants are descendants of prehistoric people who migrate from Asia over the Arctic land bridge. Charles de Longueuil discovers Big Bone Lick 1750 - Thomas Walker explores Kentucky through the Cumberland Gap 1751 - Christopher Gist explores area along Ohio River.
Archaic people grow squash in the area, and Woodland people cultivate corn and beans. 1763 - France cedes area including Kentucky to Britain.
For this chronology, we relied on the Masoretic text, on which English Bibles are based.
While we believe the Bible Prophecy Timeline provides the most accurate dating available, many dates are still subject to interpretation and some educated guesswork due to a few vague areas in Bible history.
1961 - It takes 20,000 plants to decorate Kentucky's Floral Clock.
The Timeline is divided into three major sections: We believe the Bible is the inspired Word of God, thus our primary source for dating events and people in the Bible Prophecy Timeline are the Bible’s genealogies and event-to-event comparisons found in other traditionally accepted non-biblical sources, such as ancient historical records by Josephus and modern-day scholarship by professional theologians and educators.As with anyone’s family tree, the farther back you go the fuzzier things can become.The following is a brief summary of our calculated date of creation, beginning with the chronology found in Genesis chapter five: Timespans in the Bible are typically recorded in terms of people’s ages, events, and king’s reigns.1875 - First Kentucky Derby run at Churchill Downs. 1892 - The radio was invented by a Kentuckian named Nathan B. 1899-1900 - Kentucky experienced four different governors in less than three months time, between early December of 1899 and early February of 1900.1900 - Governor William Goebel was shot by an assassin on January 30, 1900.