World History 1 Dates

World History 1 dates

New Stone Age

8000 BC - 3000 BC

Also known as the Neolithic Revolution

Evolution of Writing

Approx. 3000 BC

Most early writing consisted of Pictograms

Beginning of Civilizations

Approx. 3000 BC

Publication of the Origin of Species

1859

Published by Charles Darwin about the Theory of Evolution

Duscovery of Lucy

November 30, 1974

Discovered by Tom Gray and Donald Johnson

Roman

Roman Civilization

753 bc - 476 ad

Roman Republic

509 bc - 31 bc

Romans controlled italian Peninsula

270 bc

Battle of Zama

202 bc

Brief Roman Civil War

44 bc - 31 bc

Killing of Julius Caesar

44 bc

Specifically March 15

Roman Empire

31 bc - 476 ad

Life of Diocletian

284 ad - 305

Life of Constantine

312 - 337

Roman collapse

476

Overrun by Attila the Hun

The Byzantine Empire

476 - 1453

Rule of Justinian (&Theodora)

533 - 565

Greek Fire attack on Islam

717

Byzantine schism

1054

4th crusade attack

1204

The Battle of Contsantinople

1453

Establishment of Istanbol

1929

China

Xia "Dynasty"

Approx. 2000 bc - 1500 bc

Not a dynasty for all historians

Chinese were expert Bronzemakers

Approx. 2000 bc

Shang Dynasty

1750 bc - 1027 bc

Dominated yellow river

Zhou Dynasty

1027 bc - 258 bc

One of the most influental dynasties in world history!

Life of Siddartha Guatama

563 BC - 483 BC

Life of Confucius

551 bc - 478 bc

Qin Dynasty

258 bc - 210 bc

Han Dynasty

202 BC - 220 AD

Life of Wu Ti

140 BC - 87 BC

Han Leader

Period of the Six Dynasties

220 - 589

Sui Dynasty

589 - 618

Wendi consolidates power

589

Has help from northern nomads

Tang Dynasty

618 - Approx. 907

Rule of Empress Wu

690 - 705

Rival families rebel against Guifei

755

Rule of Emperor Wuzong

841 - 847

Song Dynasty

960 - 1127

Jurchens invade China

1115

conquer the Hwang Ho basin

Southern Song Dynasty

1127 - 1279

The Mongols

Approx. 1170 - Approx. 1360

Chinggis Khan solidifies power

1206

takes control of all Mongol groups

Ogedei elected as grand Khan

1227

Mongols reach Kiev

1236

not just China, essentially Asian empire

Greece

Minoans

2000 BC - 1450 BC

Grecian Civilization

1600 BC - 300 BC

Myceneans

1450 BC - 1150 BC

Trojan Horse Invasion

Approx. 1200 BC

Greek Dark Ages

1150 BC - 800 BC

Greek Archaic Period

800 BC - 500 BC

Greek Golden Age

500 BC - 300 BC

Just well-eastablished polios mostly (Athens and Sparta)

Battle of Marathon

490 BC

Battle of Thermapoylae

480 BC

Athenian Golden Age

479 BC - 431 BC

Life of Socrates

470 BC - 300 BC

Peloponnesian war

431 BC

Life of Plato

428 BC - 347 BC

Life of Aristotle

384 BC - 322 BC

Life of Alexander the Great

356 BC - 323 BC

Mesopotamia

Sumerians

Approx. 3000 BC - Approx. 2000 BC

-First dominant culture in Mesopotamia
-Developed cuneiform and ziggurats

Babylonians

2000 BC - 1500 BC

-Code of Hammurabi
-King Nebuchedennezar
-Conquered Sumerians

Phoenicians

1500 BC - 1000 BC

-Developed letter alphabet
-Highly skilled sailors/shipbuilders

Hittites and Assyrians

1400 BC - 1000 BC

-Extremely militaristic
-Overrun Mesopotamia, sacked Babylon

Hebrews

1400 bc - 1200 bc

Egypt

Early Dynastic Period

Approx. 3000 BC - 2575 BC

Utilization of Heirloglyphs

3000 BC

Egyptian Civilizations

Approx. 3000 BC - Approx. 1000 BC

Old Kingdom

Approx. 2575 BC - 2134 BC

-Artifacts and Pyramids
-Often Studied

First Intermediate Period

Approx. 2134 BC - 2040 BC

Middle Kingdom

Approx. 2040 BC - 1640 BC

Conquered Newbians

Second Intermediate Period

Approx. 1640 BC - 1532 BC

-Violent Period in Egypt
-Gets invaded by Hyksos

New Kingdom

Approx. 1532 BC - 1070 BC

Period with Bible

Islam

Life of Mohammed

570 - 632

Life of Harsha

604 - 646

Mohammeds first visitation

610

Mohammed goes to Medina

622

Muslims conquer Mecca

630

Mohammed dies

632

Schism in islam

656

Umayyad Empire

661 - 750

Abbasid Empire

750 - 1258

Buyids capture Baghdad

945

Seljuk Turks invade Abbasids

1055

Dehli Sultanate

Approx. 1206 - 1450

Mongols conquer Abbasids

1258

Africa

Kingdom of Ghana

400 - 1100

Almoravid Invasion

1076

Kingdom of Mali

1100 - 1400

Life of Sundiata

Approx. 1250 - Approx. 1280

Life of Ibn Battuta

1304 - 1368

Life of Mansa Musa

1312 - 1337

Mansa Musa completes Hajj

1334

Kingdom of Songhay

1400 - 1650

Dutch settle South Africa

1642

Britain outlaws Slave Trade

1807

Persia

Rule of Cyrus the Great

559 BC - 529 BC

aka Cyrus II

Achaemenid Empire

550 BC - 330 BC

Life of Darius I

550 Bc - 486 BC

Life of Xerxes

519 bc - 465 bc

Life of Artaxerxes

Approx. 465 bc - 424 bc

Life of Artaxerxes II

Approx. 404 bc - 358 bc

Zoroastrianism flourished during his reign

India

Indian Civilization

Approx. 2600 BC - 1900 BC

Aryan Invasion

Approx. 1900 BC

Mauryan Empire

324 BC - 184 BC

Founded by Chandragupta

Life of Ashoka

269 BC - 232 BC

Gupta Empire

320 AD - 550 AD

Gupta invaded by Huns

535 - 550

Eastern Europe

Establishment of city Kiev

855

Kievan Rus

855 - 1241

Life of Vladimir I

980 - 1015

Vladimir I's adoption of Christianity

988

Tatars (Fall of the Kievan Rus)

1237 - 1241

Life of Peter "The Great"

1672 - 1725

Reign of Catherine the Great

1762 - 1796

South America

Maya

Approx. 400 bc - Approx. 1000 ad

Aztecs

Approx. 1000 - 1519

Inca

Approx. 1200 - Approx. 1546

Establishment of Tenochtitlan

1325

Pachacuti unites warring groups to create empire

1438

Reign of Topac Yuanqui

1471 - 1493

Reign of Huayana Capac

1493 - 1547

Medieval Europe

Early Middle Ages

476 - Approx. 1000

Middle Ages

476 - Approx. 1500

Life of Charlemagne

768 - 814

Charlemagne becomes firs Holy Roman Emperor

800

Specifically December 25 (Christmas)

High Middle Ages

1000 - Approx. 1350

The Crusades

1095 - Approx. 1270

King John signs the Magna Carta

1215

June 15

The Bubonic Plague

1347 - 1350

Late Middle Ages

1350 - Approx. 1500

Portugese exploration around Africa

Approx. 1434

The Growth of Europe

1450 - Approx. 1750

The Renaissance

Approx. 1450 - Approx. 1650

Age of Exploration

1450 - 1570

Vasco da Gama explores all of West Africa

1488

Columbus sails the ocean Blue

1492

Lands in the Bahamas on October 12

Scientific Revolution

1500 - Approx. 1750

The Protestant Reformation

Approx. 1517 - 1700

Martin Luther writes the 95 Theses

1519

Reign of Charles V

1519 - 1556

The Spanish Inquisition

1520 - Approx. 1620

Trial at Worms

1521

The Age of Absolutism

1550 - Approx. 1789

Reign of Philip II of Spain

1556 - 1598

Spanish Armada

1588

Ruling of Louis XIV

1638 - 1715

European Empowerment

Approx. 1700 - Approx. 1800

New World/ The Americas

Atlantic Slave Trade

1500 - Approx. 1808

Herdando Cortes conquers Moctezuma II and Aztecs

1519

Francisco Pizarro conquers Atchualpa and Incas

1535

Trafficking outlawed in all British Colonies north of equator

1808

Leads to sharecropping

American Civil War

1861 - 1865

Us ends slavery, 13th Amendment

1865

Brazil forced to change slave laws

1888