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The Incomplete History of Things that Interest Me

By vijay
  • Period: Apr 21, 1509 to Jan 28, 1547

    Reign of Henry VIII

  • Period: Nov 17, 1558 to

    Reign of Elizabeth I

  • Period: Apr 26, 1564 to

    William Shakespeare

  • Robinson Crusoe Published

    By Daniel Defoe
  • Period: to

    Napoleon Bonaparte

  • French Revolution Begins

    (The Storming of the Bastille)
  • Period: to

    Reign of Queen Victoria

  • Period: to

    Thomas Edison

  • Moby Dick Published

    By Herman Melville
  • A Tale of Two Cities Published

    Serialised weekly in "All the Year Round" until November 1859
  • On the Origin of Species Published

    By Charles Darwin
  • The Dreyfus Affair

    Alfred Dreyfus convicted of Treason
  • First X-rays created

    By Wilhelm Röntgen. His work won him the first Nobel Prize in Physics in 1901.
  • Period: to

    World War I

  • Russian Revolution

    The "February Revolution", in which the Tsar was deposed. The "October Revolution" led to rule by Lenin and the Bolsheviks.
  • The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari Released

    Directed by Robert Wiene
  • Metropolis Released

    Directed by Fritz Lang
  • Period: to

    Spanish Civil War

  • Period: to

    World War II

  • JFK Assassinated

  • Martin Luther King Assassinated

    Lorraine Motel, Memphis, Tennessee
    By James Earl Ray