world history timeline

By xander
  • Jan 1, 1300

    the begining of the renniasance

    the begining of the renniasance
    A time of great change. Artists turned to the classics of Ancient Greece and Rome for inspirations, and many new inventions were made
  • Jan 1, 1348

    Black plague

    Black plague
    the black plague also know as the black death was one of the deadliest plagues killing millions of people in europe
  • Oct 7, 1492

    columbus discovers new world

    columbus discovers new world
    christopher columbus was trying to find a quicker route to china and india but instead found north america
  • Jan 1, 1506

    the painting of the mona lisa

    the painting of the mona lisa
    a famous painting by Leonardo Da Vinci that took him four years to paint andlater gained popularity in the 19th century
  • Jul 1, 1508

    michealangelo's painting of the sistine chaple

    michealangelo's painting of the sistine chaple
  • Jan 1, 1517

    posting of 95 theses

    posting of 95 theses
    posted by martian luther on the door of a church in wittenburg germany
  • Jan 1, 1525

    peasants war

    peasants war
    A revolt of the peasants of southern and central Germany, the causes of which are disputed as a result of religious and political prejudice
  • Jan 1, 1530

    de soto's expidition

    de soto's expidition
    a conquistidor who lead the first European expedition deep into the territory of north america, and was the first European documented to have discovered Mississippi River.
  • Jan 1, 1535

    martin luthers fist translations of the bible

    martin luthers fist translations of the bible
    the first translation of the bible to german
  • Death of William Shakespeare

    Death of William Shakespeare
    died at age 52 after drinking with his theater freinds
  • invention of steam engine

    invention of steam engine
    invented by james watt and was much more efficent than sails and were used by trains
  • invention of steamboat

    invention of steamboat
    invented by robert fulton and were faster than sail boats and didnt rely on the wind
  • Irish potatoe famine

    Irish potatoe famine
    The famine caused a great lose of population in Ireland. Over 1.5 million people immigrated to America, and a million people died in the first couple of years.
    The people were so hungry some mothers ate their dead children. Some of the mothers carried their deceased children as dogs and rats gnawed at the dead carcass.
  • invention of sewing machine

    invention of sewing machine
    made by elias howe was a easier way of making clothes
  • bombing of pearl harbor

    bombing of pearl harbor
    The attack on Pearl Harbor was a suprise attack by the Japanese navy against the United States naval base at Pearl Harbor
  • D-Day

    Allied troops landed along the French coastline to fight Nazi Germany on the beaches of Normandy
  • enola gay drops the atomic bomb

    enola gay drops the atomic bomb
    a B-29 bomber that dropped the first atomic bomb on hiroshima