A war between Christians and Muzlums, over Holy Territiory, lasted until 1095 to 1291. At least 10,000 Europeans joined mitiltary mission to take the Holy Land. It's importants because, it was a war for Holy Land. 1096 to 1291.
Sep 3, 1337
100 Years War
It was a war between France and The English. The war was fought on English Land, and wih is modern day France. It's Important because the war was for control of The Kingdom of France. This lead to Joan of Arc
Aug 25, 1347
Black Death Begins in Europe
Wiped out a third of Europeans, carried by fleas on rats, Lasted 1347 to 1351. Spread through fleas, contact with other people. It's important because it helped raised wages of workers that lived.
Sep 5, 1350
The Renaissance was a cultural movement that spanned the period roughly from the 14th century to the 17th century. It was basically rebirth of old art, music, and ideas. It's important because it gave people more ideas of things.
Sep 17, 1368
Ming Dynasty in China
The Ming empire was the ruling Dynasty of China for over 276 years. Combined in crop failure, floods, and epidemic, the Dynasty lost it's "Mandate of Heaven". It was important because described as "one of the greatest eras of orderly government and social stability in human history" 1368 to 1644.
Sep 29, 1405
Voyages of Zheng He
In Chinese History, the treasue voyages were the seven Ming-Era martitime voyages of the treasure fleet between 1405 to 1433. Zheng He was chosen to command the treasure fleet for the expeditions. It's important because The Chinese expeditionary fleet was heavily armed and carried lots of treasures, which was to project the Chinese power and wealth to the known places/worlds. 1405 to 1433 .
Aug 27, 1431
Joan of Arc
Was convicted as a teen, and then was declared a Saint in 1920. And then was burnt at the stake for religious crimes. Its important because she helped take control of France.
Oct 1, 1453
Ottomans conquer Constantinople
The Constantinople were conquered by the army of the Ottoman Empire. The Ottoman conquest of Constantinople also dealt a massive blow to Christendom, the worldwide community of Christians. It's important because it marked the end of the Roman Empire, an imperial state which had lasted for nearly 1,500 years.
Sep 9, 1455
Johannes Getenburg developed The First working Prinintig Press.
Johannes started developing the Printing Press around 1439. The Model was completeed and a working model around 1444. It's important because he helped spread the idea of reading and books.
Sep 16, 1492
1st Voyage of Columbus
Columbus needed funds to set sail on his voyages. He eventually got funds for his ship, supplies, etc, and then set off to discover what is today Cuba, The Bahamas, and Hispaniola.
Oct 16, 1492
Jew, Gypsies and Moors expelled from Spain
This Event was called the Alhambra Decree/Edict of Expulsion. The Alhambra Decree was the expulsion of Jews, Gypsies and Moors from Spain. It's important because between 130,000 and 800,000 Jews left Spain.
Sep 17, 1498
Da Gama lands in India
Da Gama was the first European to reach India by sea. The enitire voyage was one of the longest ever made until then. It's important because it opened a new era of European imperialism in the East. 1498
Sep 17, 1500
Atlantic Slave Trade
The first importation of an African slave to the New World is said to have been by Juan de Cordoba. It lasted until 1888. It's important because many people were traded and many people also died. 1500-1800
Oct 15, 1501
The Safavid Empire ruled one of the greatest Persian empires after the Muslim Conquest of Persia. It was also one of the most significant ruling dynasties of Persia. It's important because it's considered "the beginning of Persian history".1501-1772.
Sep 16, 1502
Naming of the "New World"
The New World was the name given to the Western Hemisphere. The term came from the early 16th century after Europeans came into what would later be called "the Americas". It's important because this unknown territory was named.
Sep 19, 1503
Leonardo da Vinci paints "The Mona Lisa"
In 1503, Leonardo da Vinci started painting the Mona Lisa. It was said that the actual dates of the start and completeion are hard to confirm. It's important because it's the most viewed, talked about, painitng in the world. 1503-1506
Aug 29, 1508
Michelangelo begins painting the Sistine Chapel
Michelangelo painted the Sistine Chapel from 1508 to 1512. It's just basically about art. And it's important because it represents Renaisanse history.
Sep 23, 1509
Henry VIII founds Anglican Church
Henry Founded the Church when he couldn't get a divorce. He then made himself "supreme head" of the Church. It was important, because it refromed the Catholic Church,
Sep 5, 1517
Martin Luther post 95 Theses
The 95 Theses focuses on practices within the Catholic Church regarding baptisim and absolution.They also view the indulgences being sold. It's important because they gave The Cathoic Church many ideas of how to do Catholic things and unacceptable things.
Sep 16, 1519
Magellan starts his around the world trip
The expedition set off in 1519 to sail across the world. And while sailing through the Phillippines, Magellan was murdered, but they had already reached the Eastern Edge of the known world. This was important because the trip expanded our horizon and knowledge of the other lands.
Oct 17, 1526
Mughal Empire begins
The Mughal Empire was spread over large parts of the Indian contenent. In the beggining of the 16th Century, northen India, being under Muslim rulers, fell to the Mughals. It's important because the Mughal Empire ruled over more than 150 million people.
Sep 17, 1532
Pizarro invades the Inca Empire
The Inca Empire covered some of the most mountainous terrain on earth. When the Spanish came into the borders of the Inca Empire, the empire spanned far away. It's important because it took decades of fighting but ended in the Spanish winning and colonization of Viceroyalty of Peru.
Sep 15, 1543
Copernicus publishes Heliocentric Theory
The Heliocentric Theory was the theory of the Sun being the center of the Galaxy, motionless, and all the planets surround it. There was even a model of it. The theory is important, because it helped Astronomers get a better image if the Galaxy.
Oct 15, 1545
Council of Trent
The Council of Trent was one of the Roman Catholic Churchs most important ecumenial councils. The Council issued condemnations of what it defined heresies commited by Protestantism and, in response to them, key statements and clarifications of the Churches doctrine and teaching. It's important because it was described as the embodiment of the Counter-Reformation. 1545-1563.
Sep 25, 1558
Elizabeth I becomes Queen of England
Elizabeth was the daughter of King Henry VIII. During Mary's reign, she was imprisoned for almost year for suspicion of supporting Protestant rebels. This is important because she supported Protestants.
Sep 25, 1581
Philip II rules Spain
Philip II was also King of Naples, Sicily, and was also Duke of Milan.
There were multiple bankruptcies in 1557, 1560, 1569, 1575, and 1596. It was important because they created a Declaration of Independence, and created the Dutch Republic in 1581.
Thomas Hobbes wrties Leviathan
Leviathan was written by Thomas Hobbes. Leviathan ranks as a classic western work comparable to Machiavelli's The Prince. It's important because it concerns the structure of society and legitimate government, and is regarded as one of the earliest and most influential examples of social contract theory.
Jamestown, colony in Virginia founded
Jamestown was the first permanent English settlement in the Americas. The settlement was located within the country of Tsenacommacah. It's important because "it's where the British Empire began..."
Louis XIV becomes King of France
Louis XIV was a monarch of the House of Bourbon who ruled as King of France and Navarre from 1643 until his death. During Louis's reign,France was the leading European power and it fought three major wars: the France-Dutch War, the War of the League of Augsburg, and the War of the Spanish Succession. It's important because Louis XIV ruled the longest of any monarch of a major country in European history.
Oliver Cromwell was an English military and political leader and later Lord Protector of the Commonwealth of England, Scotland and Ireland. He entered the English Civil War on the side of the "Roundheads". It's important because he was quickly promoted from leading a single cavalry troop to become one of the principal commanders of the New Model Army, playing an important role in the defeat of the royalist forces.
Qing Dynasty in China Begins
Nurhaci, a vassal, began organizing Jurchen clans into "Banners", military units and then formed a Manchu group. They also adopted the ideals of the tributary system. It's important because the QIng dynasty was the last imperial dynasty.
Age of Enlightenment
The Age of Enlightenment was a cultural movement of people focusing on reason and individualism rather than tradition. The purpose was to refrom society on faith and tradition, and to advance knowledge through the scientific method. It's important because It promoted scientific thought, skepticism, and intellectual interchange.
Peter I becomes Czar
Peter I ruled Tsardom of Russia and later the Russian Empire until his death. Within a number of successful wars, he expanded the Tsardom into a much larger power that became a major European power. It's important because he led a cultural revolution that replaced some of the tradionalist and medieval social and political systems.
Catherina The Great rules Russia
Catherine the great was the most renowned and longest-ruling female leader of Russia. Her reign was called Russias Golden age. It's important because Russia was revitalized under her reign, growing larger and stronger then ever and becomeing recognized as one of the great powers of Europe.
U.S Constitution is Ratified
In 1787, a majority of the delegates to the Constitutional Convention approved the documents over which they had labored. After that, delegates quickly returned home to organize support, most were for it, but some had thier doubts. This is important because it shaped the U.S government into what it is today.
French Revolution begins
The French Revolution was a period of radical social and political upheaval in France. It marked the decline of powerful monarchies and churches and the rise of democracy and nationalism. It's important because it profoundly afected French and modern history.
Riegn of Terror
The Riegn of Terror was a period of violence that occured after the French Revolution. The Death toll ranged in the tens of thousands. It's important because it was a conflict between the Girodins and the Jacobins, rival policital factions.
Napolean becomes Emporer
Napolean becomes emporer of French. His legal code in France, the Napoleonic Code, influenced numerous civil law jurisdictions worldwide. It's important because he won the large majority of his battles and seized control of most of continental Europe.
Napolean defeated at Waterloo
This defeat marked the Final Defeat of the French Emporer Napolean. Napolean conquered most of continental Europe in the early 19th century. It was important because it brought an end to the Napoleon era.
Tokugawa Shogunate ends
Tokugawa Shogunate aka Tokugawa Bakufu or the Edo Bakufu, was the last Japanese military government. The heads of the government were called Shoguns, and they were from the Tokugawa clan. It's important because it was supposedly based on the strict class of hierarchy.