1st Quarter Timeline

Timeline created by Hailey Smith
In History
  • 1455

    Gutenberg Bible

    Gutenberg Bible
    Johann Gutenberg, the creator of the movable-type printing press, created what is considered to be the first book printed. the Gutenberg bible which is in the Latin language and was printed in Mainz, Germany.
  • 1492

    Christopher Columbus and the new world

    Christopher Columbus and the new world
    Christopher Columbus led three ships the Nina, Pinta and Santa Maria out of the spanish port of Palos. His original objective was to sail west until he reached Asia where the riches of gold, pearls, and spices awaited.
  • Jun 7, 1494

    Treaty of Tordesillas

    Treaty of Tordesillas
    An agreement between Spain and Portugal aimed at settling conflicts over newly discovered lands by their voyagers.
  • 1508

    Michelangelo starts working on the sistine chapel

    Michelangelo starts working on the sistine chapel
    Pope Julius ll hired Michelangelo to paint the ceiling of the chapel. the sequence begins with creation, above the altar, and progresses toward the entrance-side of the chapel.
  • 1517

    95 Thesis

    95 Thesis
    A document written by Martin Luther against the Catholic church challenging the teachings on the nature of penance, the authority of the pope and indulgences.
  • Aug 13, 1521

    Fall of the Aztec Empire

    Fall of the Aztec Empire
    Cortes mounted against Tenochtitlan with the help of the Aztecs native rivals. In all 20,000 people were believed to have died in the city's conquest which effectively ended the Aztec civilization.
  • Spanish Armada

    Spanish Armada
    The Spanish Armada was defeated Off the coast of Gravelines, France, by an English naval force under the command of Lord Charles Howard and Sir Francis Drake.
  • Edict of Nantes

    Edict of Nantes
    Signed by King henry IV of France, it granted the Calvinist Protestants substantial rights in the nation, which was still considered Catholic at the time.