Song Dynasty vs. Americas

  • Period: Jan 1, 800 to Dec 31, 1300

    Song Dynasty vs. Americas

  • Jan 1, 950

    The Americas

    Collapse of the central lowland Maya civilization.
  • Jan 1, 950

    The Americas

    End of Classic Maya period, begin Post-Classic Maya
  • Jan 1, 960

    Song

    The coronation of Zhao Kuangyin as Emperor Taizu of Song, initiating the Song Dynasty period of China that would last more than three centuries.
  • Jan 1, 971

    Song

    In China, the war elephant corps of the Southern Han are soundly defeated at Shao by crossbow fire from Song Dynasty troops.
  • Jan 1, 1000

    The Americas

    Rise of the Toltecs in Mexico
  • Jan 1, 1050

    The Americas

    Golden age of the Ancestral Puebloans (Pueblo II Era)
  • Jan 1, 1100

    The Americas

    The Mississippian culture begins in present day Southern United States
  • Jan 1, 1142

    Song

    Execution, believed wrongful, of noted Song Dynasty General Yue Fei.
  • Dec 5, 1276

    Song

    While taking exile in Fuzhou in southern China, away from the advancing Mongol invaders, the remnants of the Song Dynasty court hold the coronation ceremony for the young prince Zhao Shi, making him Emperor Duanzong of Song.
  • Jan 1, 1279

    Song

    Mongolian victory in the Battle of Yamen ends the Song Dynasty in China.