Chemistry Timeline

Events

The Buidling of the Great Pyramids

3000 BC

The First Olympiad in Greece

776 BC

The Discovery of the Existence of Atoms

460 BC

Democritus, Greece

Egypt is conquered by Alexander the Great

332 BC

The Building of the Great Wall of China Begins

214 BC

The Founding of the Roman Empire

27 BC

The Hundred Years War Begins

1338

The Black Plague Invades Europe

1348

Columbus Discovers America

1492

Declaration of American Independence

1776

The U.S. Constitution is Signed

1789

French Revolution

1789

Death of Napoleon

1821

The Atomic Theory

1825

John Dalton, England

Charles Darwin's 'The Origin of Species' is Published

1859

Slavery Is Abolished in the US

1863

The Assassination of Abraham Lincoln

1865

The Organization of the Periodic Table

1869

Dmitri Mendeleev, Russia

The Discovery of X-Rays

1895

The Discovery of the Electron

1897

J.J. Thomson, England

The Discovery of Charged Subatomic Particles

1897

J.J. Thomson, England,

The Discovery of the Nucleus

1911

Earnest Rutherford, New Zealand

The Discovery of Isotopes

1913

Fredrick Soddy, England

World War l Begins

1914

The Treaty of Versailles is Signed

1919

The Discovery of the Proton

1920

Earnest Rutherford, New Zealand

The Structure of the Electron Cloud into Levels

1922

Niels Bohr, Denmark

The Quantum Mechanical Model

1926

Erwin Schrodinger, Austria

The Discovery of the Neutron

1932

James Chadwick, England

World War ll Begins

1939

The Cold War Begins

1947

My Grandmother's Birthday

October 1, 1948

Mt. Everest Conquered for the First Time

1953

Rosa Parks Resists Bus Segregation

1955

The Existence of Subnuclear Particles

1969

Murray Gell-Mann, America

My Mom's Birth Date

July 27, 1972

My Birth Date

June 7, 2001

The Date I Started Highschool

September 19, 2014