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17th century




Abstract Expressionist movement

Accession of James VI, King of the Scots

Act of Union

Admission of women as medical students to University of London under a New Charter : 1877/1878

Afghan Wars

Age of Sail

Alexandrian Library

Allied occupation of Japan

American Civil War

American Civil War, 1860-1864

American Declaration of Independence

American Revolution

Anglo-Spanish War

Assassination of Reinhard Heydrich

Atomic Bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki

Attack on Pearl Harbor

Attempted suicide of Sylvia Plath

Balkan Wars

Bataan Death March

Battle of Agincourt

Battle of Argaon

Battle of Assaye

Battle of Austerlitz

Battle of Balaclava

Battle of Belleau Wood

Battle of Borodino

Battle of Bosworth Field

Battle of Britain

Battle of Caporetto

Battle of Champion's Hill

Battle of Clontarf

Battle of Copenhagen

Battle of El Alamein

Battle of Fuentes de Oñoro

Battle of Furrackabad

Battle of Gettysburg

Battle of Hastings

Battle of Hattin

Battle of Iwo Jima

Battle of Jena-Auerstedt

Battle of Leipzig

Battle of Ligny

Battle of Long Island

Battle of Marathon

Battle of Marengo

Battle of Mogadishu

Battle of Okinawa

Battle of Omdurman

Battle of Pea Ridge

Battle of Peleliu

Battle of Perryville

Battle of Perryville, Kentucky

Battle of Rorke's Drift

Battle of Salamanca on July 22, 1812

Battle of Saratoga

Battle of Shiloh

Battle of Talavera

Battle of Tannenberg

Battle of the Atlantic

Battle of the Bulge

Battle of the Hornburg

Battle of the Little Bighorn

Battle of the Marne

The Battle of the Plains of Abraham

Battle of the Somme

Battle of Toulouse

Battle of Tours

Battle of Trafalgar

Battle of Trenton

Battle of Ulm

Battle of Vitoria

Battle of Waterloo

Black Sox Scandal

Blackburn Riot

Blessing of the Fleet in Gloucester, Massachusetts, USA

The Blitz

Bloomsday - 6/16/1904

Boer War

Bombing of Dresden

British Regency

Butlerian Jihad

Campaign for Women's Suffrage, 1870s/1880s.

The campaign in northern Portugal, spring 1809

Cape Grim massacre

Charge of the Light Brigade

Chinese reunification

Cholera Epidemic England 1830s


Cold War

Coronation of George V

Coronation of King Arthur

Coronation of Queen Elizabeth II

Crimean War



Death of Albert Prince Consort 1861

Death of Diana, Princess of Wales

Death of King George III

Democratic National Convention

Destruction of Almeida, August 1810

Destruction of Isengard

Divorce Bill & Legislation, U.K.

Domesday Book

Douay–Rheims Bible

Dreyfus Affair

Duchess of Richmond's ball

Dust Bowl Era

Easter Rising, 1916

Evacuation of Boston

Execution of Mary, Queen of Scots

Falklands War

Fall of France

Fall of Napoleon

First Afghan War

First cattle drive from Texas to Montana

First Crusade

First Sikh War

French and Indian War

French Resistance

French Revolution


Gallipoli Campaign

Gettysburg Campaign

The Golden Age

Great Depression

Great Fire of London

Great Plague of London


Halley's Comet



Hundred Days

Hundred Years' War


Indian Mutiny


Invasion of Iraq

invention of cuneiform writing and clay tablets

invention of papyrus

invention of parchment

invention of printing

invention of the Dewey Decimal System

Iran-Contra Affair

Iraq War

Irish Potato Famine

Irish War of Independence

Jack the Ripper Murders

Jazz Age

John Brown's raid on Harpers Ferry

Johnson County War

July Monarchy

Kentucky Derby

Khartoum Campaign & death of General Gordon, 1885

King Arthur

Korean War

Lewis and Clark Expedition

Liberation of Paris

Mahdist War

Manhattan Project

McCarthy Era

Mexican-American War

Middle Ages

Mint 400

Mongol Invasion of Europe

Monmouth Rebellion

Murder of Sir Harry Oakes

Murder of the Princes in the Tower

Napoleon's invasion of Russia

Napoleonic Wars

New Year's Eve

Nigerian-Biafran War

North African Campaign

Occupation of UNAM

Operation Cyclone

Operation Enduring Freedom

Operation Market Garden

Operation Overlord

Operation Redwing

Operation Torch

Origins of World War I

Ottoman-Russian War

Passing of Reform Act 1832

Peloponnesian War

Peninsular War

Penrith Revolution

Philippine-American War

Phoney War

Pickett's Charge

Plantation of Kerry

Prohibition in the United States

Prosecution of Oscar Wilde

Queen Victoria's Diamond Jubilee

R100 Airship project


Red Army Faction activities

Restoration of the Monarchy

Revolutions of 1848

Rise and execution of Anne Boleyn, Battle of Pontrefact, Rise of Protestantism.

rise of national libraries

rise of public libraries in the USA

Roman Invasion of Britain

Rural riots

Russian America

Russian Civil War

Russian Revolution

Sacrifice of Isaac

The Season 1939

Second Anglo-Maratha War

Second Battle of Bull Run

Second Battle of Copenhagen

Second Boer War

Second Mahratta War

September 11 Attacks

Seymour Glass's wedding

Siege of Ahmednuggur

Siege of Antioch

Siege of Badajoz

Siege of Bhurtpore

Siege of Breda

Siege of Cawnpore

Siege of Deig

Siege of Gawilghur

Siege of Jerusalem

Siege of Malta

Siege of Plevna

Siege of Seringapatam

Siege of Vicksburg, Mississippi

sinking of HMS Thetis

Sinking of the Titanic

Slow Food Movement

Soviet occupation of Afghanistan

Spanish Civil War

Spanish Inquisition

Spanish State

Spanish-American War


start of censorship

Stuart Era

Sutlej Crisis

Tlatelolco massacre

Transatlantic Cable laid

The Troubles

Tudor Era

Tunisia Campaign

Underground Railroad

Union of the Crowns

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