Evolution Timeline

Timeline created by acordless_17
  • Charles Darwin Born

    Charles Darwin is born in a social conservative Britain.
  • Russian-Turkish War

    Russia gains support from France in its third war agianst Turkey.
  • Darwin's Death

    Charles Darwin is buried, but the Anglican Church has come to accept evolution.
  • Thomas Edison's Hydroelectric Plant

    Thomas Edison designs his first hydroelectric plant in Wisconsin.
  • Herbert Spencer's Proclamation

    Herbert Spencer proclaims the struggle for existence in society leads to its evolution.
  • New Age of Buildings

    The first steel-framed building is erected in the US.
  • Evolution Spreads

    Evolution reaches more families than ever as high schools spring up across the country.
  • Zeppelins

    First test flight of the zeppelin takes place.
  • Anti-Evolutionary Bills

    Anti-Evolutionary bills pass in 3 different states.
  • Lindbergh's Flight

    Charles Lindbergh flies across the Atlantic.
  • Evolution Shunned

    Evolution is shunned in most US schools.
  • WWII

    The US is in the middle of WWII in Europe and the Asian Pacific.
  • Pope Pius XII

    Pope Pius XII says evolution is a good theory worthy of independent study.
  • Far East Turmoil

    China's military occupies Tibet.
  • New DNA Technology

    New technology for reading DNA shows more evidence of evolution.
  • Middle East Tension

    Iraq invades Kuwait.
  • Pope John Paul II

    Pope John Paul II continues acceptance of evolution into the Catholic Church.
  • Taliban Power grows.

    Talibans conquer Afghanistan.
  • Columbine

    The shooting at Columbine is related, by some, to the way children are taught that we are "over glorified apes."
  • President Clinton

    The Senate acquits President Clinton of impeachment charges.