part 2

Timeline created by mcarlson001
  • 1453

    1453 CE

    Ottomans overthrow Byzantine Empire and establish capital Constantinople
  • 1538

    1538 CE

    Ottomans capture Aden and end Portuogense threats to Red Seaports
  • 1602 CE

    Dutch East India Company begins
  • 1622 CE

    Iranians expel Portuguese from Hormuz
  • 1750 CE

    Industrial Revolution begins in Britain
  • 1917 CE

    Russian Revolutions
  • 1920 CE

    British and French mandates begin in the Middle East
  • 1945 CE

    United Nations Charter signed
  • 1967 CE

    6-day war in the Middle East, Suez Canal closed until 1975
  • 1980 CE

    Iraq Iran war begins
  • 1991 CE

    First US Persian Gulf War, break up of Soviet Union
  • 1993 CE

    World Wide Web launched
  • 1995 CE

    World Trade Organization launched
  • 2000 CE

    First map of human DNA completed