Josh and Madyson's European Timeline

  • Feb 1, 1271

    In 1271 Marco Polo travels to China.

    Marco Polo traveled to China with his father to establish trade routes and met Kublai Khan. Marco Polo ended up being the "apprentice" of Kublai Khan.
  • Oct 12, 1492

    Christopher Colombus discovered America.

    Christopher Colombus led his three ships, the Nina,The Pinta,and The Santa Maria trying to find India but ended up discovering America after two months of sailing.
  • Feb 1, 1503

    DaVinci's Mona Lisa was Painted

    The Mona Lisa is widely recognized as the most famous painting in the history of art.
  • Shakespeare Dies

    Shakespeare was a famous poet and play writer.
  • Peter Minuit buys Manhatten island from Indians for the equivelant of $24

    Peter Minuit was a famous Dutch governor of the colony of New Netherlands.
  • Lisbon Earthquake kills 300,000

    Lisbon is the capitol of Portugal and it was completely destroyed by the earthquake.
  • Albert Einstein Formulated the Special Theory of Relativity.

    Albert Einstein formulates the Special Theory of Relativity. He stated that the Special Theory of Relativity belongs to the class of "principle-theories".
  • Boy Scouts founded by Baden-Powell.

    Boy Scouts were founded to help people do manual labor.
  • World War One ends.

    World War I ends as Germany surrenders because they were having a depression which led to poor equipment and starvation.
  • Adolf Hitler Becomes the Chancellor of Germany

    On January 30, 1933 Adolf Hitler was appointed Reich Chancellor of Germany by President Hindenburg.