Assassin's Creed

  • Nov 2, 1191


    Altaïr is attempting to retrieve one of a series of artifacts known as the "Pieces of Eden" from Solomon's Temple with the help of Malik and his brother, but is stopped by the Grand Master of the Templars and sworn enemies of the Assassins.
  • Nov 3, 1191

    Breaking the Creed

    Breaking the Creed
    While getting back the Piece of Eden, Altaïr breaks all three code of belief of the Assassin's Creed ("Stay your blade from the flesh of an innocent," "Hide in plain sight" and "Do not compromise the Brotherhood") in an attempt to murder de Sable. Altaïr then returns to the Assassins' headquarters at Masyaf with excuses.
  • Nov 4, 1191


    After barely defeating a reprisal attack by the Templars, Al Mualim demotes Altaïr to an apprentice but gives him one more chance to climb through the ranks of the Brotherhood. Al Mualim assigns Altaïr the task of murdering nine key figures across the Holy Land in Jerusalem, Acre and Damascus, hoping to bring peace.
  • Nov 5, 1191

    Discovering Al Mualim's plan

    Altaïr completes each task, learning how each target is connected to Robert and the Templars, and how together they aim to end the Crusade and place the Holy Land under their own control. With men on both sides killed, he discovers that de Sable's last ploy is to attempt to unite Christian and Muslim against their new common enemy, the Assassins themselves. Altaïr defeats de Sable before Richard the Lionheart, failing to convince the king that an end to the war would be welcome to both sides. Fr
  • Nov 6, 1191

    Return to Masyaf

    Altaïr quickly returns to Masyaf to accost his master, who reveals the truth: the Piece of Eden, which he had received from one of the men in the library after Altaïr's transgression, creates illusions. He denounces religion and other seemingly supernatural events (e.g. the Ten Plagues of Egypt, the parting of the Red Sea and the presence of the Greek Gods in the Trojan War) as illusions caused by the Piece, then states his intention to use the artifact to compel mankind into a brainwashed state
  • Nov 7, 1191

    Defeating Al Mualim

    Defeating Al Mualim
    Altaïr and Al Mualim dueled and soon after, Altair was able to best his master and Apple. Altaïr then listened as his Master spoke his final words, challenging Altaïr's mental strength and ability to destroy the Apple. As Al Mualim died, the Master Assassin watched as the Piece of Eden rolled from his lifeless hand.
  • Jun 24, 1459

    The Birth of Ezio Auditore da Firenze

    The Birth of Ezio Auditore da Firenze
    Ezio Auditore da Firenze was born in Florence on June 24, 1459, as the second son of Giovanni and Maria Auditore. He appeared to be death at birth, but, after some words of encouragement from his father, started to cry, leading his father to call him "a fighter". Until the age of 17, Ezio lived a life of luxury among the members of the Florentine noble class, unaware of his father's allegiance to the Assassin Order.
  • Nov 3, 1476

    Ezio's Fight

    Ezio's Fight
    In the year 1476, Ezio, his older brother Federico Auditore da Firenze, and friends of the family fought with Vieri de' Pazzi and his gang. Ezio punched several members of Vieri's gang, but Vieri managed to flee before Ezio could do anything to him. Just before the fight, Ezio got a wound on his lip, for which Federico recommended that they see the local doctor.
  • Nov 4, 1476

    The Auditore Execution

    The Auditore Execution
    The next day, Ezio returned to the Piazza della Signoria to find Alberti presiding over the execution of the Auditores. Giovanni protested his innocence, citing the information given to Alberti as evidence, but Uberto denied any knowledge of such information. Ezio shouted that Alberti was indeed lying, but his efforts to prevent the execution were ultimately in vain. He could only watch helplessly as his father and brothers were hanged.
  • Nov 5, 1476

    Ezio's Revenge

    Ezio sought out and killed Alberti in the courtyard of the Basilica di Santa Croce, who was attending Andrea del Verrocchio's latest display. Once he had made his way into the courtyard, Ezio attacked Uberto in frantic anger, wounding him multiple times, before arrogantly proclaiming to the guests attending the exhibit of the survival of the Auditore family, through him.
  • Nov 5, 1499

    The Vault of the Vatican

    The Vault of the Vatican
    In December 1499, assassin Ezio Auditore penetrated the Sistine Chapel to deal with Rodrigo, and a fight followed, during which the Staff was wielded as a spear like weapon against Ezio. Eventually Ezio defeated the despairing Rodrigo and used the Staff (combined with the Apple) to enter the Vault.
  • Nov 5, 1510

    Voyage to Syria

    Ezio has sailed to Syria in search of Altair's keys needed to open his sanctuary.
  • Nov 5, 1524

    Death of The Assassin Grand Master Ezio Auditore da Firenze

    Ezio settled down with Sofia Sorto in Florence, and they had two children together; a son named Marcello and a daughter, Flavia. By 1524, Ezio had become agitated of his old age, believing that someone could come for him and his family and that he did not "have enough time to do anything". Ezio died at the age of 65.
  • California Gold Rush

    California Gold Rush
    The California’s gold rush happened in May 1848 when Sam Brannan, a storekeeper in Sutter's Creek, brandished a bottle filled with gold dust around San Francisco shouting 'Gold! Gold! Gold from the American River!'
  • The Light bulb

    The Light bulb
    The world is an electrified world. The light bulb completely changed human existence by enlightening night and making it welcoming to a wide range of human activity. The electric light, one of the conveniences that most affects our lives; was invented in 1879 by “Thomas Alva Edison”. He was neither the first nor the only person trying to invent a light bulb.
  • Tunguska Impact

    Tunguska Impact
    It is estimated the Tunguska asteroid entered Earth's atmosphere traveling at a speed of about 33,500 miles per hour. During its quick descent, the 220-million-pound space rock heated the air surrounding it to 44,500 degrees Fahrenheit. At 7:17 a.m. (local Siberia time), at a height of about 28,000 feet, the combination of pressure and heat caused the asteroid to fragment and destroy itself, producing a fireball and releasing energy equivalent to about 185 Hiroshima bombs!
  • WWII

    On September 1st 1939, Germany invaded Poland without any previous warning and sparking the start of World War Two. By the evening of September 3rd, Britain and France were at war with Germany and within a week, Australia, New Zealand, Canada and South Africa had also joined the war. The war lasted six long years.
  • JFK Assassination

    JFK Assassination
    President Kennedy was murdered at the height of the Cold War; just a year after the Cuban Missile Crisis brought the world close to nuclear war. The Kennedy era was marked by a variety of tensions and crises.
  • The Birth of Desmond Miles

    Desmond Miles was born in an Assassin "hideout" in the United States, which was known as "the Farm", a secret compound with a population of only about thirty people. Though he was destined to be trained as an Assassin, he was frustrated by his parents' explicit instructions not to leave the compound, and believed them to be overly concerned and paranoid.
  • 9/11

    On September 11, 2001, when it was discovered that Flight 93 may have been hijacked and would probably hit another major target, an F-16 was ordered to track it down and shoot down if necessary. However, due the urgency of the matter, the warplanes departed without any loaded missiles. The two military pilots were informed about the situation and had agreed that if necessary they would ram their planes into the Flight 93 plane to avoid another disaster.
  • Haiti Earthquake

    Haiti Earthquake
    According to official estimates, during the Haiti earthquake 316,000 people were killed, 300,000 injured, 1.3 million displaced, 97,294 houses destroyed and 188,383 damaged in the Port-au-Prince area and in much of southern Haiti. Other estimates indicate substantially lower numbers of casualties, possibly as low as fewer than 100,000. The casualties include at least 4 people killed by a local tsunami in the Petit Paradis area near Leogane. Tsunami waves were also reported at Jacmel, Les Cayes,
  • Tsunami in Japan

    Tsunami in Japan
    In response to the threat of tsunamis resulting from the 8.9-magnitude earthquake in Japan, the international humanitarian organization “Action Against Hunger –ACF” launched emergency measures with local and national authorities to help more than 45,000 people evacuate from at-risk areas of Catanduanes, an island province of the Philippines.
  • Steve Jobs Dies

    Steve Jobs Dies
    Mr. Steven P. Jobs, the technology pioneer who co-founded Apple Inc. and transformed one industry after another, from computers and smartphones to music and movies, died. He was 56. Mr. Jobs’ legacy included the Apple II, Macintosh, iMac, iPod, iPhone and iPad.
  • Death of Osama Bin Laden

    Death of Osama Bin Laden
    Osama bin Laden, the mastermind terrorist behind the Sept. 11, 2001, terror attacks that killed thousands of innocent Americans, was killed in his luxury hideout in Pakistan in a firefight with U.S. forces, ending a manhunt that spanned a frustrating decade. "Justice has been done," President Barack Obama declared as crowds formed outside the White House to celebrate. Many sang "The Star-Spangled Banner" and "We Are the Champions."
  • Desmond's Discovery

    Desmond learns that Abstergo is a modern-day front of the Templars, and they are already seeking other objects at locations identified in Altaïr's memory. He further learns that the modern-day Assassins had attempted to rescue him before the memory was complete but had failed. Desmond was to be murdered after completion, but a researcher named Lucy Stillman saved him from death.