I've learned to use MS Word (Windows and Apple) to
create a chronology. In addition you can add a
bibliographic citation with the more recent versions.
In tables create a table, one row by two columns.
Slide the divider over to the left so that the date
column is narrower. Enter a date any way you want
mm/dd/yy, dd Month yy, Month Day, Year. Press
tab to go to the next column. Enter the text. Add a
source from your bibliography. Press tab to go to the next
To sort find the little box at the top left of the table and
click it to highlight the table. Under Table Layout find
sort. Select Column 1 under sort by and
Date under type. Click sort. The rows will sort
I use it to create timelines in research projects.