Main historical facts

  • 476

    The beginning of the middle ages

    When the Western Roman Empire fall in 476
  • Period: 700 to 800

    Invention of musical notation

    Between the 8th and 9th centuries. The invention of a notation for music became indispensable.
  • Period: 786 to 980

    Construction of the mosque of Córdoba

    It was built in 8th century on the remains of visigothic cristian church
  • Period: 800 to 1200


    Political and social system of the middle ages characterized by the division of society
  • Dec 25, 800


    He ascended the throne in 800
  • 1350

    The beginning of the renaissance

    The beginning of the renaissance
    The Renaissance originated in Italy in the fifteenth century and from there it spread to other parts of Europe.
  • 1350

    Publication of the Baena book

    The Portuguese prince Don Pedro collected the book of Baena
  • 1400

    Music at the rennaisance

    Music at the rennaisance
    The Renaissance era of classical music saw the growth of polyphonic music, the rise of new instruments, and a burst of new ideas regarding harmony, rhythm, and music notation
  • 1450

    Creation of the printing press

    Johannes Gutenberg created it in 1450
  • 1455

    Gutenberg Bible

    Gutenberg Bible
    The Gutenberg Bible was printed in Mainz in 1455 by Johann Gutenberg and his associates, Johann Fust and Peter Schoeffer.
  • Oct 12, 1492

    Columbus reaches the Bahamas

    Columbus reaches the Bahamas
    On October 12, 1492, Italian explorer Christopher Columbus made landfall in what is now the Bahamas. Columbus and his ships landed on an island that the native Lucayan people called Guanahani.
  • Oct 12, 1492

    The end of the middle ages

    When Columbus discovered America in 1492
  • Period: 1500 to 1550


    Experimentation with French Chansons.Know composer during this period was Clément Janequin
  • Period: 1501 to 1504

    Michelangelo finishes the David

    David, marble sculpture executed from 1501 to 1504 by the Italian Renaissance artist Michelangelo. The statue was commissioned for one of the buttresses of the cathedral of Florence
  • 1527

    End of the Renaissance

    End of the Renaissance
    The Renaissance end with the fall of Rome in the 1527
  • Period: 1550 to 1555

    Peace of Augsburg

    Peace of Augsburg, first permanent legal basis for the coexistence of Lutheranism and Catholicism in Germany, promulgated on September 25, 1555, by the Diet of the Holy Roman Empire assembled earlier that year at Augsburg.