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World History Timeline

  • Jan 1, 1337

    Beginning of the renaissance era

    Beginning of the renaissance era
    The Renaissance period began with the end of the Hundred Years' War and the fall of the Byzantine Empire
  • Jan 1, 1348

    Black Plague

    Black Plague
    Black Death reached the shores of Italy in the spring of 1348 unleashing a rampage of death across Europe unprecedented in recorded history. By the time the epidemic played itself out three years later, anywhere between 25% and 50% of Europe's population had fallen victim to the pestilence.
  • Jan 1, 1450

    Invention of Printing press

    Invention of Printing press
    before a printing press all books were written by hand. now books could be made more quickly
  • Jan 1, 1450

    the age Revolutions

    the age Revolutions
    the Revolution of 1450 broke out in France, the democratic features of this supposedly single Atlantic revolution ebbed away. Finally ending in 1789 after many years of tumoil, revolutions
  • Jan 1, 1492

    Columbus Discovers a New World

    Columbus Discovers a New World
    Columbus led his three ships - the Nina, the Pinta and the Santa Maria - out of the Spanish port of Palos on August 3, 1492. His objective was to sail west until he reached Asia (the Indies) where the riches of gold, pearls and spice awaited. His first stop was the Canary Islands where the lack of wind left his expedition becalmed until September 6. Columbus
  • Jan 1, 1500

    The Peak of the Renessiance Era

    The Peak of the Renessiance Era
  • Jan 1, 1503

    Painting of the Mona Lisa

    Painting of the Mona Lisa
    one of the most famous paintings in the world. believed to be a merchants wife. created by Leonardo
  • Nov 12, 1508

    painting of sisteen chapel

    painting of sisteen chapel
    Pope Julius II (also known as Giulio II and "Il papa terribile"), requested that Michelangelo paint the chapel ceiling.
  • Oct 31, 1517

    The posting of the 95 thesis

    The posting of the 95 thesis
    Martin Luther posted his 95 Theses on the door of the Castle Church. A simple call for debate became the spark that ignited the Reformation 95
  • Jan 1, 1524

    Battle of the Peasant

    Battle of the Peasant
    A revolt of the peasants of southern and central Germany, the causes of which are disputed as a result of religious and political prejudice Revolt
  • Jan 1, 1539

    The Beginning of De Soto’s Expedition

    The Beginning of De Soto’s Expedition
    In order to convey the physical and experiential expanse of the
    expedition, from its initial landing in 1539 with over 600 men, to the
    arrival of 300 desperate survivors in Mexico four years later, excerpts
    are presented here from all chapters relating to the mainland expedition. Hernando
  • Gunpoweder plot

    Gunpoweder plot
    The circumstances surrounding what drove these thirteen disaffected Catholics, led by the charismatic Robert Catesby, to such a desperate act are the focus of the Gunpowder Plot Society. Gunpowder plot
  • galileo invented the telescope

    galileo invented the telescope
    Galileo made his first telescope in 1609, modeled after telescopes produced in other parts of Europe that could magnify objects three times telescope
  • King James Bible Published

    King James Bible Published
    This was England's authorized version of the Bible translated from the original Hebrew and Greek languages into English at the request of King James I of England bible
  • 1616

    1616
    Shakespeare died in 1616 on his birthday, which was April 23, at Stratford-upon-Avon, which is in England.cervantes was the author of El ingenioso hidalgo don Quijote de la Mancha shakespeare,
  • Age of monarchs

    Age of monarchs
    In order to achieve this stability, absolutists asserted that in practical affairs several key elements of the national government should be solely in the hands of the monarch: the military, tax collection, and the judicial system. the age of the monarchs ended in 1789 monarchs
  • Steam Engine

    Steam Engine
    Steam engines were the first engine type to see widespread use. They were first invented by Thomas Newcomen in 1705, engine
  • Sewing Machine

    Sewing Machine
    The first possible patent connected to mechanical sewing was a 1755 British patent issued to German, Charles Weisenthal. sew
  • Steam Boat

    Steam Boat
    The idea of using steam power to propel boats occurred to inventors soon after the potential of Watt's new engine became known engine
  • The Beginning and End of Louis the XVI Reign

    The Beginning and End of Louis the XVI Reign
    He was 20 years old when he came to the throne but his disregard of his promises to abide by the constitution led to the storming of the royal palace of the Tuileries on Aug. 10, 1792. King
  • American Revolution

    American Revolution
    The American Revolution is the political upheaval during the last half of the 18th century in which thirteen of Britain's colonies in North America at first rejected the governance of the Parliament of Great Britain, revolution
  • French Revolution

    French Revolution
    was a period of political and social upheaval and radical change in the history of France, during which the French governmental structure French
  • Publishing of The Rights Of Men

    Publishing of The Rights Of Men
    After the war Thomas Paine returned to England in 1787. Soon after the opening phase of the French Revolution, Britain's foremost statesman, Edmund Burke, wrote Reflections on the Revolution in France Publishing
  • Beginning of the Potato Famine

    Beginning of the Potato Famine
    The date was September 9, 1845. A mist comes over Ireland. This was just the beginning of one of the worst disasters to strike Ireland. This was just the beginning of the Irish Potato Famine. potato
  • bombing of pearl harbor

    bombing of pearl harbor
    The attack was a major engagement of World War II. It took place before a formal declaration of war by Japan bombing
  • D-Day

    D-Day
    <The D-Day cost was high -more than 9,000 Allied Soldiers were killed or wounded -- but more than 100,000 Soldiers began the march across Europe. a href='http://www.army.mil/D-day/' >d-day</a>
  • The bomb of enola gay

    The bomb of enola gay
    little boyThe Enola Gay is the B-29 Superfortress bomber that dropped the first atomic bomb, code-named "Little Boy", to be used in war, by the United States Army Air force.