Chinese myths and legends there is a God Pan Gu holding the chaos together ax to split the darkness, creating a "day" and "land", which is often the "beginning of the world." In the West, many countries regard as the day Jesus was born out of the earth's birthday. They say that God was in BC, October 23, 4004 created the Earth. Later appeared geocentric, that the earth is the center of all things, the sun, moon, stars are rotating around the earth.
Of course, those are left to the history of the beautiful fairy tale. With the development of technology, those associated with the mystery of the place, unfolding before our eyes.