Dark Ages Timeline

Timeline created by jbakerguitar
  • 500

    The second phase of migrations: Slavic tribes, Turks, Avars, Hunes, Arabs, Vikings

  • 527

    Justinian I. was eastern Roman emperor

  • 529

    Foundation of Benedictinian monestery in Monte Cassino

  • 552

    End of Ostrogothic kingdom in Italy

  • Jan 7th, 0600

    Climax of Teotihuacan Culture

  • Jan 7th, 0618

    Tang Dynasty in China

  • Jan 7th, 0622

    Muhammed emigrated to Medina: start of the Muslim calendar

  • Jan 7th, 0623

    The first Slav state in Central Europe

  • Jan 7th, 0630

    Muhammed conquered Mecca

  • Jan 7th, 0638

    Kalif Omar conquered Jerusalem

  • Jan 7th, 0678

    Greek fire was first used

  • Jan 7th, 0681

    The first Bulgarian state

  • Jan 7th, 0697

    Office of doge of Venice was instituded

  • Jan 7th, 0700

    Climax of the Zapotec Culture

  • Jan 7th, 0711

    Moors invaded Spain

  • Jan 7th, 0718

    The Reconquista in Iberian Peninsula

  • Jan 7th, 0732

    Battle of Tours: Charles Martel defeated an Arab army

  • Jan 7th, 0751

    Carolingians deposed Merovings

  • Jan 7th, 0754

    Beginning of the State of the Vatican City

  • Jan 7th, 0756

    Caliphate of Córdoba was founded

  • Jan 7th, 0768

    Charles the Great was the king of the Franks

  • Jan 7th, 0793

    The Viking Age

  • Jan 7th, 0800

    Charles the Great is crowned as Emperor of the Romans

  • Jan 7th, 0843

    The Treaty of Verdun: Carolingian Empire is divided in three parts

  • Jan 7th, 0874

    First historical Premyslid Duke Borivoj I. was baptised

  • Jan 7th, 0878

    The Battle of Edington: Alfred the Great defeated Vikings

  • Jan 7th, 0882

    The foundation of Kievan Rus

  • Jan 7th, 0895

    Magyars(Hungarians) appeared in Europe

  • Jan 7th, 0895

    Bohemia gained independence from the Great Moravia

  • Jan 7th, 0960

    Song Dynasty in China

  • Jan 7th, 0962

    Otto I. the Great: first Holy Roman Emperor

  • Jan 7th, 0966

    Mieszko I, first Polish ruler was baptized

  • Jan 7th, 0982

    Eric the Red reached Greenland

  • Jan 7th, 0987

    Hugh Capet is king of France and beginner of Capetian Dynasty (end of Carolingian Dynasty)

  • Jan 7th, 1000

    The Kingdom of Hungary was established

  • Jan 7th, 1025

    Boleslaw I the Brave became first Polish King

  • Jan 7th, 1040

    Beginning of reign of the Seljuk Turks in Central Asia and the Middle East

  • Jan 7th, 1054

    The East-West Schism

  • Jan 7th, 1061

    The Normans conquered Sicily and South Italy

  • Jan 7th, 1066

    Duke William II of Normandy, conquered England

  • Jan 7th, 1096

    First Crusade

  • Jan 7th, 1122

    Concordat of Worms: resolution of Investiture of Controversy

  • Jan 7th, 1139

    Foundation of Portugal kingdom

  • Jan 7th, 1146

    Second Crusade

  • Jan 7th, 1187

    Sultan Saladin conquered Jerusalem

  • Jan 7th, 1189

    Richard the Lionheart was king of England

  • Jan 7th, 1189

    Third Crusade

  • Jan 7th, 1192

    Shogun in Japan

  • Jan 7th, 1202

    Fourth Crusade

  • Jan 7th, 1204

    Normandy was recaptured from England by Philip II. of France

  • Jan 7th, 1206

    Timujin was proclaimed Genghis Khan and started expansion of the Mongols

  • Jan 7th, 1212

    Children's Crusade

  • Jan 7th, 1215

    Mongols under Genghis Khan conquered Beijing

  • Jan 7th, 1215

    Magna Carta limited the power of English Monarchs

  • Jan 7th, 1217

    Serbia became a kingdom under Stefan the First Crowned

  • Jan 7th, 1217

    Fifth Crusade

  • Jan 7th, 1221

    Mongols conquer northern Tibet

  • Jan 7th, 1223

    Battle at Kalka River: Mongols defeated Kievan Rus'

  • Jan 7th, 1227

    Genghis Khan died

  • Jan 7th, 1228

    Sixth Crusade

  • Jan 7th, 1232

    Start of Catholic Inquisition

  • Jan 7th, 1241

    Mongols attacked Poland and Hungary

  • Jan 7th, 1243

    The Golden Horde state in present Russia was established

  • Jan 7th, 1248

    Seventh Crusade

  • Jan 7th, 1250

    Mamluks conquered reign in Egypt

  • Jan 7th, 1266

    Marco Polo reached the Mongol capital Khanbaliq, now known as Beijing, China

  • Jan 7th, 1270

    Eighth Crusade

  • Jan 7th, 1291

    Beginning of Switzerland state

  • Jan 7th, 1300

    Ottoman I. established the Ottoman Dynasty

  • Jan 7th, 1309

    Avignon Papacy

  • Jan 7th, 1320

    Poland was reunified

  • Jan 7th, 1328

    Scotland became independent

  • Jan 7th, 1328

    Moscow became the center of power

  • Jan 7th, 1337

    the Hundred Years War between France and England

  • Jan 7th, 1347

    Great Plague known as Black Death in Europe

  • Jan 7th, 1356

    Hanseatic League

  • Jan 7th, 1368

    the Ming Dynasty

  • Jan 7th, 1371

    Robert Stuart established the Stuart Dynasty

  • Jan 7th, 1396

    Ottomans conquer Bulgaria

  • Jan 7th, 1397

    The Kalmar Union unified Norway, Sweden and Denmark

  • Jan 7th, 1455

    The Wars of the Roses, England

  • Jan 7th, 1489

    Papal Bull Summis desiderantes: outbreak of witchcraft

  • Jan 7th, 1492

    Christopher Columbus discovered America

  • Jan 7th, 1500

    Portuguese reached Brasil