This page lists news articles and events for the year 500 BC.
Events that happen on the specified date are listed under Events: entries. News articles that were published on the specified date are listed under News: entries. Events that only happened in fiction on the specified date are listed under Fiction: entries and are written in italics.
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- Event: Approximate date: Native American cultures in Wisconsin begin to shift from hunting to agriculture and a rise of more permanent settlements, art and pottery, as well as the construction of Effigy Mounds.