Canadian timeline project

By Luukasr
  • Jun 24, 1497

    Cabot's discovering Newfoundland

    John Cabot discovers Newfoundland.
  • Jul 24, 1534

    Cartier claims "Canada" to France.

    Cartier claims "Canada" to France at the Gaspe peninsula.
  • Champlain finds Quebec City

    Samuel de Champlain finds Quebec city.
  • Maisonneuve founds Montreal

    Maisonneuve founds Montreal with his fellow French officers.
  • HBC founded

    The day that hudson Bay company founded.
  • Treaty of Utrecht

    The Treaty of Utrecht was treaty between France, Great-Britain, Spain, Dutch and Portugal for peace.
  • battle of Louisbourg

    Battle of Loyuisbourg was pivotal battle in seven-year-war, which ended the Frech colonial era.
  • Fall of Quebec

    The decisive battle between French and British in the Seven-year-war.
  • Quebec act

    The day Quebe act was created.
  • NWC founded

    Northwest company was founded in 1779, by men oppositing HBC.
  • Constitutional act of 1791

    It reformed the government of the province of Quebec to accommodate the 10,000 English-speaking settlers, known as the United Empire Loyalists, who had arrived from the United States following the American Revolution.
  • Red River Settlements established

    Red River Settlements established.
  • Paris Treaty

    The Treaty of Paris, signed on 30 May 1814, ended the war between France and the Sixth Coalition, part of the Napoleonic Wars.
  • End of War of 1812

    The War of 1812 was a military conflict fought between the forces of the United States of America and those of the British Empire.
  • Union act

    The Union Act merged Lower and Upper Canada as Providence of Canada.
  • Charlottetown Conference

    The Charlottetown Conference was held in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island for representatives from the colonies of British North America to discuss Canadian Confederation.
  • Confederation

    On that day, three British colonies were formed into four Canadian provinces. The British Province of Canada was divided into the new Canadian provinces of Ontario and Quebec, and two other British colonies, New Brunswick and Nova Scotia, also became provinces of Canada.
  • North-West Rebellion

    North-west rebellion of 1885 was a brief and unsuccessful uprising by the Métis people of the District of Saskatchewan under Louis Riel against the Dominion of Canada.
  • Date Louis Riel was executed.

  • Assasination of Franz Ferdinand

    Assasination of Acrduke of Austria, which started the event leading to First worldwar.
  • Battle of Ypres II

    The Second Battle of Ypres was the first time Germany used poison gas on a large scale on the Western Front in the First World War.
  • Battle of the Somme

    Battle of the Somme war battle between Frech and German troops.
  • Armistice Day

    Celebration for end of WW2.
  • Treaty of Versailles

    Treaty of Versailles was major treaty signed to end the First World War exactly five years after assasination of the archduke.
  • Start of World War II

    World War II started when Germany invaded Poland with Blitzkrieg tactic. They took the poorly armed country within a month. Germany holded against Soviet Union and other alliance powers for many years but was forced to go to back to Germany after all.
  • "D-day"

    The Normandy landings, codenamed Operation Neptune, were the landing operations of the Allied invasion of Normandy, in Operation Overlord, during World War II.
  • Hitler's suicide

    Day Hitler committed suicide in his bunker in Berlin.
  • Victory in Europe Day

    Victory of Europe Day was first time when Nazi Germany surrendered to Allies and ended World War II. The last, and crusial battle of Battle of Berlin, in where Hitler commited suicide and gave the authority to next man in charge, Karl Dönitz. He signed the unconditional surrender. Europe had won.