By nico21
  • Period: 500 to


  • 570

    Chess is invented

    Chess is invented
    Chess is invented in india
  • May 27, 1498

    Vasco Da Gama

    Vasco Da Gama
    European explorer Vasco Da Gama sets foot in india paving the way for European (especially English) influence in India.
  • Britain takes control

    Britain takes control
    Britain establishes rule over India.
  • West India Company

    West India Company
    In 1621 the West India company is founded. The West India company controlled Indian trade with America and Africa, as oppose to the East India company which controlled Dutch trade and colonization in india.
  • Taj Mahal is completed

    Taj Mahal is completed
    The Taj Mahal is completed. It was built by the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan to honor his wife Mumtaz Mahal.
  • Mughal empire falls

    Mughal empire falls
    The Mughal empire falls.
  • Ghandi is born

    Ghandi is born
    Mahatma Ghandi, the great Indian activist is born in a coastal town named Porbandar.
  • Indian National Congress

    Indian National Congress
    Indian National Congress is founded.
  • India freed

    India freed
    England grants India its freedom.
  • Ghandi's assasination

    Ghandi's assasination
    Mahatmas Ghandi is assassinated