Significant Events of the Renaissance

Events

The Bubonic Plague Begins

1347

Renaissance Begins

1350

Rise of Humanism

1400

The Caravel is invented

1400

The Mechanical Clock is Invented

1410

The Gutenberg Press is invented

1440

The Parachute is Invented

1485

Columbus Discovers America

1492

The Musket is Invented

1500

Start of the European Wars of Religion

1524

The Scientific Revolution

1543

Spain Declares Bankruptcy

1557

The Submarine is Invented

1620