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Summary: 235 Events.

14th century

15th century


18th century



19th century

Abolitionist Movement

Accession of James VI, King of the Scots

Aceh War

African-American Civil Rights Movement

Albigensian Crusade

American Civil War

American Declaration of Independence

American Revolution

Anglo Saxon period

Anglo-Dutch War

Anglo-Spanish War

Armenian Genocide

Articles of Capitulation

Assassination of Abraham Lincoln

Assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand

Assassination of John F. Kennedy

Assassination of Julius Caesar

Atomic Bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki

Attack on Pearl Harbor

Attempted suicide of Sylvia Plath

Babington Plot

Battle of Aboukir Bay

Battle of Actium

Battle of Agincourt

Battle of Antietam

Battle of Bosworth Field

Battle of Britain

Battle of Caporetto

Battle of Castagnaro

Battle of Chase

Battle of Crayford

Battle of Crécy

Battle of Fulford

Battle of Hastings

Battle of Heavenfield

Battle of Laverstoke

Battle of Long Island

Battle of Maserfelth

Battle of Passchendaele

Battle of Philippi

Battle of Shiloh

Battle of Stamford Bridge

Battle of Tannenberg

Battle of the Alamo

Battle of the Atlantic

Battle of the Little Bighorn

Battle of the Marne

Battle of the Netherlands

Battle of the Somme

Battle of Towton

Battle of Trafalgar

Battle of Trenton

Battle of Verdun

Battle on the River Idle

Bay of Pigs Invasion

Berlin Crisis of 1961

Black Death

Blessing of the Fleet in Gloucester, Massachusetts, USA

The Blitz

Bloomsday - 6/16/1904

Boer War

Bombing of Dresden

Bonfire of Vanities

Bosnian War

Boston Tea Party

British Association for the Advancement of Science - founding and early years

Building the First Transcontinental Railroad

Bye Plot

Caen Bombardment

California Gold Rush

Cambodian genocide

Champagne Fairs

Chinese Civil War


Clutter family murder

Cold Fair

Cold War

Compromise of 1850

Constitutional Convention

Continental Congress

Crimean War

Crittenden Compromise


Cuban Missile Crisis


Death of Diana, Princess of Wales

Death of Edward VI

Death of Mary I, Queen of England

Death of Queen Elizabeth I

Declaration of Independence

Destruction of Sandleford Warren

Discovery of Uranus - 1781

Domesday Book

Donner Party

Dred Scott Decision

Dress to Get Screwed Party

Duke of Monmouth's Rebellion

Dunkirk Evacuation

Dust Bowl Era

Easter Rising, 1916

Elizabethan Era

End of the World Party

English Civil War

English Reformation

Eruption of Mount Vesuvius

Establishment of Israel


Evacuation of Boston

Execution of Lady Jane Grey

Execution of Mary, Queen of Scots

Falklands War

The Falklands War.

Fall of France

Fall of the Berlin Wall

Federalist Era

Fin de siècle

First cattle drive from Texas to Montana

First Crusade

First Hot Air Balloon Flights

Frankenstein - writing of

French Revolution

French-Italian Wars

Gallipoli Campaign

Georgian Era

German occupation of Italy

Gilded Age

Glorious Revolution

Good Friday Agreement

Gordon Riots

Grace Marks Murder Trial

Great Depression

Great Fire of London

Great Plague of London

Great Sioux War

Guadalcanal Campaign

Guerra Social

Gulf War, 1990-1991

Gunpowder Plot

Guy Fawkes Night


Hot Fair

Hundred Years' War



Invention of Miner's Safety Lamp - 1816

Iran-Contra Affair

Iran-Iraq War

Iraq War

Irish War of Independence

Jacksonian Era

Japanese-American Internment

Jazz Age

John Adams Presidency

The Khmer Rouge period

King Philip's War

Korean War

Kurdish genocide

Lewis and Clark Expedition

Liberation of Paris

Long Parliament

Lost Generation

Magna Carta

Mid-term death of Barry Fairbrother

Middle Ages

My Lai Massacre

Napoleonic Wars

New Deal

New Year's Day

Norman Conquest of England

Northern Ireland peace process

Operation Market Garden

Operation Overlord

Origins of World War I

Passover Seder

Peace of Westphalia

Peasants' Revolt

Porteous Riots

Profumo affair

Reign of Terror

Republican National Convention

Restoration of the Monarchy

Roman Empire

Running of the Bulls

Second Crusade

September 11 Attacks

Siege of Antioch

Siege of Harfleur

Siege of Jerusalem

Siege of Toulon

Siege of Watership Down

Sinking of the Titanic

Solemn League and Covenant

Soviet-Afghan War

Spanish Civil War

St. Valentine's Day Massacre

Stuart Era

Surrender at Appomattox

Synod of Whitby

Taliesin Murders

Terra Nova Expedition

Terremoto de Pompeya

Texas Revolution

Third Crusade

TransAtlantic flight of Alcock & Brown

Trial of Oscar Wilde

Tudor Era

Tulip Mania/Tulipomania

Union of the Crowns

United States presidential election

Victorian Era

Vietnam War

Voyage of the HMS Endeavor

Voyage of the Mayflower

War of 1812

War of the Spanish Succession

Wars of the Roses

Washington Presidency

Watergate Scandal

Whig Junto

Whiskey Rebellion

World Series

World War I

World War II

World War II, German Occupation of Belgium

World War II, German Occupation of France

World War II, German Occupation of the Netherlands

World War II, Pacific Theater

World War III

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