Aug 13, 1346
Plague is picked up in Caffa, EthiopiaThe year is right, but the actual date is wrong.
A Genoese ship trading in Ethiopia, picked up the bacteria Yersinia Pestis
Apr 9, 1347
The Plague reachs Messina, SicilyThe year is right, but the date is wrong.
The remnants of the crew and the plague reached Messina.
May 20, 1347
Messina, Sicily Shuts its Port DownThe year is right, but the date is wrong.
After Messina isstruck with plague, they shut their port so no other ships could come through. This caused other disease filled ships to relocate to other ports along the Mediterranean.
Jul 19, 1348
From 1347 to 1348 plague spreads throughout Europe; reaches Channel IslandsThe year is wrong, but the date is an estimate.
The plague spreads trhoughout Europe and reaches the Channel Islands.
Aug 7, 1348
Plague reaches EnglandThe year is right, but date is an estimate.
The plague travels from the Channel Islands to England.
Nov 1, 1348
The Black Death hits London, EnglandThe date and year are both correct.
The plague travels through England, and finds its way to London. London's population before the plague struck, was 70,000, after the plague the cities population dropped by 30,000.
Sep 12, 1350
Through the Past Two Years, About 2 Million People DiedThe year is right, but the date is wrong.
plague spread through London and England and killed 2 million of the 5-6 million people inhabiting the country.
Dec 5, 1350
The Black Death Subsided in EnglandThe year is right, but the date is an estimate.
After two dark years of death and suffering, the plague finally subsideds. Leaving nothing but wreck and havoc behind.