Yaileen's History Timeline

Timeline created by yaileend0326
In History
  • Sep 20, 1519

    Ferdinand Magellan

    Ferdinand Magellan
    Ferdinand Magellan a sea captain left Spain with 5 ships. 3 years later one of the ships returned making it the first ship that traveled the world.
  • Sir Walter Raleigh

    Sir Walter Raleigh
    Sir Walter Raleigh stepped onto a wooden platform, placed his head on a wooden block, and later was headless.
  • Capitol Building

    Capitol Building
    George Washington President of the United States placed the first cornerstone of the capitol building.
  • Napoleon

    Napoleon
    Emperor of France, started his retreat from Russia.
  • The Battle Of Lake Erie

    The Battle Of Lake Erie
    The day American Captain Oliver Perry defeated the british navy at the battle of lake erie.
  • Sad Day For Indians

    Sad Day For Indians
    Tecumseh a great leader of the Shawnee Indians died in battle. He wanted the white settlers off of the lands that belonged to the indians.
  • The Star Spangled Banner

    The Star Spangled Banner
    The national anthem of the U.S. written by Fancis Scott Key.
  • Sam Houston

    Sam Houston
    Sam Houston worked hard to have texas admitted to the Union as a state. On Dec. 29, 1845 the Republic of Texas became the 29th state.
  • Jesse James

    Jesse James
    He was a bank robber, sooner became known as "Robin Hood"
  • Walter Reed, John Pershing

    Walter Reed, John Pershing
    Walter Reed was looking for a disease called yellow fever, it turned people skin yellow. John Pershing was in charge of the American army to plan an attack against Germany.
  • John Brown Harpers Ferry

    John Brown Harpers Ferry
    John Brown captured a federal arsenal at harpers feery, virginia. They had weapons and ammunition.
  • Jane Addams

    Jane Addams
    Created a hull house for the poor people to be cared for.
  • William Sydney Porter

    He was a famous story writer. He became better known as O.Henry.
  • Hidden Treasure

    Hidden Treasure
    A band of southern soldiers rode into a small town in Vermont. Then they stole money from banks. Some money went missing and was never found.
  • James Garfield

    James Garfield
    President James Garfield died of an infection spread. He had been shot and his wound got infected because it was not properly cleaned.
  • Pablo Picasso

    Pablo Picasso
    Pablo Picasso was born. A famous painter who helped develop a new style of painting called cubism.
  • Gunfight At The Ok Corral

    Gunfight At The Ok Corral
    Famous gunfight took place in Tombstone, Arizona. This gunfight was known as the gunfight at the OK Corral.
  • Eleanor Roosevelt

    Eleanor Roosevelt
    Eleanor Roosevelt was born to a famous family.Ealeanor married her cousin Franklin Roosevelt.
  • George Eastman

    George Eastman
    Invented the first kodak camera
  • Championship Fight

    Championship Fight
    In New Orleans the first heavyweight title fight under the Queensberry rules was fought.
  • Gasoline Automobile

    Gasoline Automobile
    Gasoline automobile was taken on a test drive, and only traveled 25 feet.
  • The First Plane Tradegy

    The First Plane Tradegy
    First death caused by an airplane at Fort Myer by Thomas Selfridge.
  • Jesse Owens

    Jesse Owens
    Worlds fastest man.
  • Panama Canal

    Panama Canal
    President Woodrow Wilson pressed a button causing an explosion 4,000 miles away. The blast was 1,600 pounds of dynamite that cleared a mass of earth and rock so workers in Panama could continue building the Panama Canal.
  • Alvin York

    Alvin York
    American soldier single-handedly captured an entire battalion of german soldiers. Alvin York was a corporal at the time, but became famous as sergaent york.
  • Black Sox Scandal

    Black Sox Scandal
    8 members of the white soxs team admitted they had thrown the 1919 world series. Later they became known as the black sox.
  • Jim Henson

    Jim Henson
    Jim Henson is born. He is the creator of the muppets. Died in the 1990's.
  • Charlie Brown

    Charlie Brown
    Charles Schulz creates Charlie Brown. The peaunuts comic strip appears in the newspaper.
  • Sputnik I

    Sputnik I
    Russians send into space a man-made satelliate named Sputnik I.
  • Trapped Miners

    Trapped Miners
    Earth shook under a small town in Canada. Once it stopped 24 miners were found dead.
  • Nixon-Kennedy Debate

    Nixon-Kennedy Debate
    First presidential election debate was on all major television networks.
  • Warren Commission

    Warren Commission
    The Warren Commission report was released. This was set up by president Lyndon B. Johnson to look into the assassination of president John F. Kennedy.
  • Woody Guthrie

    Woody Guthrie
    Woody Guthrie a great song writer dies. He wrote songs that made you take pride in yourself and your work.
  • Jefferson Davis

    Jefferson Davis
    Jefferson Davis lost his citizenship. 90 years after his death he becomes a citizen once again.
  • Sandra Day O'Connor

    Sandra Day O'Connor
    First woman to serve as an associate justice on the Supreme Court of the United States.
  • Columbus Day

    Columbus Day
    Celebration of Christopher Columbus' discovery of a strange land later known as America.
  • James Earl Carter Jr.

    James Earl Carter Jr.
    President Jimmy Carter helped the U.S. government bring about a peaceful agreement to remove the military leaders of the Caribbean country of Haiti.
  • Leif Ericson

    Leif Ericson
    Leif Ericson was believed to be the first person to discover America. He was a viking explorer.
  • United Nations Day

    United Nations Day
    United Nations Day is celebrated. The U.N. is an organization of 185 countries from every part of the world who try to work for world peace.