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2400 BCE: First use of war chariots in Mesopotamia.
 
 
1300 BCE: The chariot is introduced to China from the northwest.
 
680 BCE: Chariot races are added to the schedule of the Olympic Games which are extended to two days for the first time.
 
680 BCE: The tethrippon (four-horse chariot race) is added to the schedule of the Olympic Games.
 
416 BCE: Alcibiades wins three chariot races at the Olympic Games.
 
408 BCE: The synoris (two-horse chariot race) was added to the schedule of the Olympic Games.
 
352 BCE: Philip II of Macedon wins the chariot race at the Olympic Games and retains the crown in 348 BCE.
 
549 CE: The last official chariot race is held in Rome's Circus Maximus.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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