Events happing around 650 and 1350 ad

  • Oct 14, 1066

    The Battle of Hasting

    The Battle of Hastings occurred on 14 October 1066 during the Norman conquest of England, between the Norman-French army of Duke William II of Normandy and the English army under King Harold II.[a] It took place at Senlac Hill, approximately 10 .6 kms north west of hastings.
  • Jul 27, 1206

    The Mongol Empire

    The Mongol Empire began in Central Asian it eventually stretched from Eastern Europe to the Sea of Japan, covering large parts of Siberia in the north and extending southward into Southeast Asia. It is commonly referred to as the largest contiguous empire in the history of the world.
  • Dec 13, 1348

    The Black Death

    The black death was in Europe in 1347 then spread to England in 1348, and killed between a third and more than half of the nation's inhabitants. The Black Death was the first and most severe manifestation of the Second Pandemic, caused by the Yersinia pestis bacteria.
  • Jan 1, 1419

    Hussite Wars

    The Hussite Wars, also called the Bohemian Wars involved the military actions against and amongst the followers of Jan Hus in Bohemia in the period 1419 to circa 1434.Jan Hus is famed for having been burned at the stake for heresy against the Catholic Church,
  • The Great Famine

    In Ireland, the Great Famine was a period of mass starvation, disease and emigration between 1845 and 1852.[1] It is also known, mostly outside Ireland, as the Irish Potato Famine.
  • The Black Death Doctor

  • Viking Age

    In England the Viking Age began dramatically on 8 June 793 when Vikings destroyed the abbey on Lindisfarne, a centre of learning famous across the continent. Monks were killed in the abbey, thrown into the sea to drown or carried away as slaves along with the church treasures.
  • Khmer Empire

    The Khmer Empire was one of the most powerful empires in Southeast Asia. The empire, which grew out of the former kingdom of Chenla.At times ruled over and vassalized parts of modern-day Laos, Thailand, Vietnam, Burma, and Malaysia Its greatest legacy is Angkor, in present-day Cambodia, which was the site of the capital city during the empire's zenith.