History of Myanmar

Timeline created by LOOOOGAN
  • 1,500 BCE

    Discovery

    Copper and bronze, rice growing, domesticated chickens in Irrawaddy Valley
  • 70

    Civilization

    Pyu city of Hailin built
  • 200

    Religion

    City converts to Buddhism
  • 980

    Walls?

    Earliest evidence of Pagan walls
  • 984

    Alphabet

    Burmese alphabet was created
  • Apr 21, 1084

    Royalty

    Kyansittha becomes the first king
  • Jan 15, 1301

    Inavsion

    The last Mongol invasion begins.
  • Independence

    Burma gained independence from the United Kingdom
  • Name Change

    Junta changes the country name from Burma, to Myanmar
  • Period: to

    The Sino-Burmese War

    Fought over the borders of the Shan states. Over 4,000 Chinese died, as well as four commanders.