World History Time Line

  • Jan 1, 1300

    Begining of Renaissance

    Begining of Renaissance
    This began shortly after the fall of the Roman Empire. It lasted many years.
  • Jan 1, 1348

    Black Plague

    Black Plague
    This was a very serious disease that killed thousands of people during the Renaissance.
  • Jan 1, 1440

    Invention of Printing

    Invention of Printing
    German inventor Johannes Gutenberg invented the first Printing Press in Germany. This helped imporve publishing ideas and spreading around information.
  • Jan 1, 1450

    Galileo's Telescope

    Galileo's Telescope
    Galileo's telescope's lenses where reading specticals which made it hard for most to see through.
  • Jan 1, 1500

    Peak of Rennaisannse

    Peak of Rennaisannse
    The reason this is called the "peak" of the Rennaisannse is b/c the impact of cultural art and culture. This lasted 30 years (1500-1530).
  • Jan 1, 1506

    Mona Lisa

    Mona Lisa
    This is one of the most famous paintings in the world, painted by Leonardo Devinci. She is believe to have been a merchant's wife.
  • Jan 1, 1508

    Sistine Chapel

    Sistine Chapel
    This was a beautiful chapel painted by Michelangelo. It took him 5 years to finish it.
  • Jan 1, 1524

    Battle of the Peasants

    Battle of the Peasants
    An estimated 300,000 peasants revolted in Germany revolted against the church. This was caused by Martin Luther's challenging of the Catholic Church,
  • Jan 1, 1534

    Martin Luther's Translation of the Bible

    Martin Luther's Translation of the Bible
    Martin Luther felt it was unfair for only Priests and the Church to be able to read the bible. He translated many bibles so the public could be free to read it whenever they want.
  • Gun Powder Plot

    Gun Powder Plot
    This event was when many Catholics teamed up to blow up King James I and everyone sitting in the Houses of Parliment.
  • King Jame's Bible

    King Jame's Bible
    This bible was England's authroized version of the bible that was translated from Hebrew and Greek languages into English at the request of King James I.
  • Shakespeare's Death

    Shakespeare's Death
    Shakespeare was a huge idol in literature and entertainment. He died of an unknown cause. He is buried in the Holy Trinity Church and has a curse on his tomb that states:
    Good friend for Jesus sake forbear
    To dig the dust enclosed here!
    Blest be the man that spares these stones,
    And curst be he that moves my bones.
  • Cervantes's Death

    Cervantes's Death
    A great Spanish Novelist. He died on the same day as Shakespeare.
  • Beginning of the Great Age of Monarchy

    Beginning of the Great Age of Monarchy
  • Invention of the Steam Engine

    Thomas Savery invented the first Crude Steam Engine in 1698.
    It was later improved in the late 18th century by Scotsman James Watt.
  • Start of Age of Revolution

    Start of Age of Revolution
    The revolution started because all of the failing monarchs in the past ages. The war included 4 different revolutions. (French, American, English, and slaves in Latin America)
  • Beginning of King Louis XVI Reign

    Beginning of King Louis XVI Reign
    King Loius XVI was King of France and of Navarre from 1774 until 1791. Then King of just France form 1791-1792
  • American Revolution

    American Revolution
    This was a revolution between Americans and the British over freedom.
  • Battle of Lexington

    Battle of Lexington
    This battle took place between the British soldiers and American people over high expenses in the city. Only 8 Americans died, 10 Americans were wounded, and 1 British soldier was wounded. Found at U.S. History.com
  • End of Age of Monarchs

    End of Age of Monarchs
    The monarchs were very greedy for power, this caused many issues and resulted in war. The system had to be changed.
  • French Revolution

    French Revolution
    One of the most crucial and important battles in Europe. This battle was over high taxes.
  • "The RIghts of Man"

    "The RIghts of Man"
    Written by an English Writer, Thomas Paine. This book says that revolution is permitted when the government treats it's people unfairly.
  • End of King Louis XVI Reign

    End of King Louis XVI Reign
    He ended as the King of the French.
  • Invention of the Steam Boat

    Invention of the Steam Boat
    Robert Fulton and many other inventors had tried and failed multiple times to create a steam boat. Finally, in 1801 they had success.
  • Invention of the Sewing Machine

    Invention of the Sewing Machine
    In 1846 Elias Howe invented a newer, more efficent way to make clothes. This was a very important invetion in its time and had a high demand.
  • End of Age of Revolution

    End of Age of Revolution
    This age ended after the British lost the 13 colonies.
  • Bombing of Pearl Harbor

    Bombing of Pearl Harbor
    The Japanese attacked, bombed, and destroyed Hawaii's Pearl Harbor. This event was what cause the U.S. to get involved in WWII. Many soldiers were killed that day.
  • D Day

    D Day
    DDay was when U.S. forces attacked the shore of Germany. This was a very successful attack.
  • Engola Day Drops the Bomb

    Engola Day Drops the Bomb
    This was the first Atomic Bomb ever dropped on Japan from The Allied forces. It was a huge success for the Allies but a huge tradgeity for Japan.
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