The Middle Ages

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  • Period: 450 to

    The Middle Ages

  • 455

    Vandals destroy Rome

    Vandals destroy Rome
  • Aug 16, 667

    Founding of Byzantium

    Founding of Byzantium
  • Aug 27, 732

    Muslim empire reaches its furthest extent.

    Muslim empire reaches its furthest extent.Battle of Tours prevents further advance northwards.
  • Aug 16, 1066

    The Battle of Hastings

    The Battle of Hastings
    A key event in the history of England
  • Aug 16, 1066

    The Fall of The Viking Age

    The Fall of The Viking Age
    This is when the Viking age went into decline after their loss to the English.
  • Aug 21, 1096

    The beginning of the crusades

    In 1095 at Council of Clermont, Pope Urban II calls for war to rescue Holy Land from Muslim infidels. The First Crusade.
  • Aug 16, 1125

    The Building of Angkor Wat

    The Building of Angkor Wat
    This wast he begginning of the building of Angkor wat which is now the biggest religious place in the world.It took another 25 years to complete
  • Apr 13, 1204

    The Fourth Crusade

    The Fourth Crusade
    This was the most devestating event in the history of the Byzantine Empire. Crusaders attacked Constantinople and took it from the Byzantine control.
  • Aug 27, 1215

    King John Signs the Magna Carta

    King John Signs the Magna Carta
    King John of England was forced to sign the Magna Carta. The Magna Carta gave some basic rights to the people and also said that the king was not above the law.
  • Aug 21, 1291

    The End of the crusades

    This is the end of the crusades which lasted over 200 years and included 9 crusades. They finally ended because Mamelukes conquered Acre.
  • Aug 16, 1294

    The Beginning of the Mongol Rule of China

  • Aug 21, 1312

    Mali empire peaks

    Mali empire peaks
    Mali Empire reaches its height in Africa under King Mansa Musa.
  • Aug 21, 1351

    The end of the black death

    The end of the black death
    At least 25 million people die in Europe's “Black Death” (bubonic plague) after five years.
  • Aug 21, 1368

    Ming Dynasty begins in China

  • Aug 27, 1400

    Decline of the Empire of Mali

    Decline of the Empire of Mali, which loses dominance of the gold trade to the Songhai Empire, which makes its base in Timbuktu - historically important as a focal point of Islamic culture and a trading post on the trans-Saharan caravan route
  • Aug 16, 1420

    The Fall of the Mongols

  • Aug 21, 1431

    Joan of Arc gets Burned

    Joan of Arc gets Burned
    Joan of Arc leads French against English, captured by Burgundians and turned over to the English, burned at the stake as a witch after ecclesiastical trial
  • Aug 21, 1438

    Incas rule in Peru

  • Aug 16, 1453

    Fall of Byzantine Empire

    The Byzantine Empire fell after once again the capital, Constantinople was taken.
  • Aug 27, 1492

    Spanish Inquisition. Muslim rule in Al-Andalus ended

    The Era of Al-Khulafa Al-Uthmaaniyoon 1517 – 1924 (923 – 1349 AH) Uthumans tried to restore the integrity and the golden past of Muslims but there were many internal as well ass external problems and attacks including Missionary invasion. The Uthmans were a very strong military which they were able to conquest many lands in Europe however there were great gabs which slowly caused great divisions among Muslim world as the authority started to be controlled by the Turkish nationalist the Khilafah
  • Aug 21, 1501

    First Black Slaves

    First Black Slaves
    First black slaves in America brought to Spanish colony of Santo Domingo.
  • Aug 27, 1519

    The Conquest of the Aztec and Inca Empires

    After the New World was discovered, Spain soon realized that it was an incredibly valuable resource that should be pacified and colonized. Only two things stood in their way: the mighty Empires of the Aztecs in Mexico and the Incas in Peru, who would have to be defeated in order to establish rule over the newly-discovered lands. Ruthless conquistadores under the command of Hernán Cortés in Mexico and Francisco Pizarro in Peru accomplished just that, paving the way for centuries of Spanish rule a
  • Japanese capital becomes Tokyo

    Ieyasu rules Japan, moves capital to Edo (Tokyo
  • Taj Mahal completed

    Taj Mahal completed
  • The Beginning of the Viking Age

    The Beginning of the Viking Age
    This is when the Vikings began dramatically.
  • The Beginning of Islam.

    The Beginning of Islam.
    Mohammed flees from Mecca to Medina (the Hegira); first year of the Muslim calendar.
  • Alfred the Great becomes king of Britain

  • Beginning of Mayan Post-Classical period

    Beginning of Mayan Post-Classical period