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|Millennium:||2nd millennium BC|
|Centuries:||15th century BC – 14th century BC – 13th century BC|
|Decades:||1380s BC 1370s BC 1360s BC – 1350s BC – 1340s BC 1330s BC 1320s BC|
|Years:||1359 BC 1358 BC 1357 BC 1356 BC 1355 BC 1354 BC 1353 BC 1352 BC 1351 BC 1350 BC|
1350 BC- The Yellowstone Caldera erupted in 1350 BC. With an elevation of 3,142 this sometimes referred to as the Yellowstone supervolcano, became this biggest volcanic eruption ever documented. This massive and at-one time extreamely destructive volcano is located in Yellowstone national parks and in the mountain range of the Rocky Mountains.
Events and trends
- 1350 BC – Yin becomes the new capital of Shang dynasty China.
- c. 1352 BC – Amenhotep III (Eighteenth Dynasty of Egypt) dies and is succeeded as Pharaoh by Amenhotep IV.
- c. 1356 BC – Amenhotep IV begins the worship of Aten in Ancient Egypt, changing his name to Akhenaten and moving the capital to Akhetaten, starting the Amarna Period.
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