Christianity vs islam2

Christianity vs. Islam "Over the Years"

  • Nov 1, 1095

    1st Crusade Launched

    1st Crusade Launched
    On November 1, 1095 Pope Urban II preached a sermon at Clermont-Ferrand in France to launch the First Crusade.
  • Mar 24, 1145

    2nd Crusade

    2nd Crusade
    The Second Crusade was started in response to the fall of the County of Edessa the previous year to the forces of Zengi. The county had been founded during the First Crusade (1096–1099) by Baldwin of Boulogne in 1098. While it was the first Crusader state to be founded, it was also the first to fall.
  • Oct 2, 1187

    Saladin retakes Jerusalem

    Saladin retakes Jerusalem
    In 1187, Saladin bought his massive army to the gates of Jerusalem and at the battle of Hattin, his army destroyed the Christian army allowing him to retake the city. However, Saladin did allow the survivors of the city to flee to ships taking them out of the holy land.
  • Mar 28, 1192

    3rd Crusade

    3rd Crusade
    The Third Crusade (1189–1192), also known as the Kings' Crusade, was an attempt by European leaders to reconquer the Holy Land from Saladin. It was largely successful, yet fell short of its ultimate goal—the reconquest of Jerusalem.
  • Jan 2, 1291

    Massacre of Acre

    Massacre of Acre
    The Siege of Acre took place in 1291 and resulted in the loss of the Crusader-controlled city of Acre to the Muslims.
  • Mar 24, 1453

    Turks capture Constantinople

    Turks capture Constantinople
    The Fall of Constantinople was the capture of the capital of the Byzantine Empire, which occurred after a siege by the Ottoman Empire, under the command of Sultan Mehmed II, against the defending army commanded by Emperor Constantine XI. The siege lasted from Friday, 6 April 1453 until Tuesday, 29 May 1453 (according to the Julian Calendar), when the city was conquered by the Ottoman
  • Arab League Declares Jihad on Israel

    Arab League Declares Jihad on Israel
    With UN recognition, Israel declares statehood. Arab League immediately declares Jihad (Holy War) against Israel. Egypt, Iraq, Syria, Saudi Arabia and Jordan immediately declare war on the new Jewish state and invade Israel.
  • Battle of Algiers

    Battle of Algiers
    The Algerian War was a conflict between France and Algerian independence movements from 1954 to 1962, which led to Algeria gaining its independence from France.
  • Suez Canal Incident

    Suez Canal Incident
    The Suez Crisis, also referred to as the Tripartite Aggression, was a war fought by Britain, France, and Israel against Egypt beginning on 29 October 1956.
  • 1st Gulf War

    1st Gulf War
    The Persian Gulf War (August 2, 1990 – February 28, 1991), commonly referred to as simply the Gulf War, was a war waged by a U.N.-authorized coalition force from thirty-four nations led by the United States, against Iraq. This war has also been referred to (by the former Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein) as the Mother of All Battles, and is commonly, though mistakenly, known as Operation Desert Storm for the operational name of the military response
  • 9/11

    Terrorists hijack two planes and crash through the twin towers killing thousands of people.
  • Operation Iraqi Freedom

    Operation Iraqi Freedom
    The Iraq War or War in Iraq, also referred to as the Second Gulf War or Operation Iraqi Freedom,was a military campaign that began on March 20, 2003, with the invasion of Iraq by a multinational force led by troops from the United States under the administration of President George W. Bush and the United Kingdom under Prime Minister Tony Blair. Prior to the invasion, the governments of the United States and the United Kingdom asserted that the possibility of Iraq employing weap