Final Timeline

Events

Gioachino Antonio Rossini (Italian)

1792 - 1868

Franz Peter Schubert (Austrian)

1797 - 1826

Louis Hector Berlioz (French)

1803 - 1869

Louisiana Purchase

1803

Frederic Francois Chopin (Polish)

1810 - 1849

Robert Alexander Schumann (German)

1810 - 1856

Franz Ritter von Liszt (Hungarian)

1811 - 1886

Giuseppe Francesco Verdi (Italian)

1813 - 1901

Wilhelm Richard Wagner (German)

1813 - 1883

Clara Josephine Wieck Schumann (German)

1819 - 1896

Early Romantic Era

1820 - 1850

Bedrich Smetana (Czech)

1824 - 1884

World's First Photo Taken

1826

Johannes Brahms (German)

1833 - 1897

Morse Code invented

1838

Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky (Russian)

1840 - 1893

Edvard Hagerup Grieg (Norwegian)

1843 - 1907

California Gold Rush

1849

Late Romantic Era

1850 - 1910

Giacomo Puccini (Italian)

1858 - 1923

Gustav Mahler (Czech)

1860 - 1911

Civil War begins

1861

Achille-Claude Debussy (French)

1862 - 1918

Richard Georg Strauss (Bavarian)

1864 - 1949

Abraham Lincoln assasinated

1865

Dynamite invented

1866

Charles Edward Ives (American)

1874 - 1954

Joseph-Maurice Ravel (French)

1875 - 1937

First Kentucky Derby

1875

Arnold Schonberg (Austrian)

1875 - 1951

Bela Bartok (Hungarian)

1881 - 1945

Igor Stravinsky (Russian)

1882 - 1971

Coca-Cola invented

1886

Carl Heinrich Maria Orff (German)

1895 - 1982

First Olympic Games held in Greece

1896

Jacob Gershwine (American)

1898 - 1937

Edward Kennedy Ellington (American)

1899 - 1974

Aaron Copland (American)

1900 - 1990

Wright Brothers make first controlled flight

1903

Early 20th Century Era

1910 - 1950

John Milton Cage, Jr. (American)

1912 - 1992

Bras were invented

1913

US enters WWI

1917

Louis Bernstein (American)

1918 - 1990

Treaty of Versailles

1919

Walt Disney introduces Mickey Mouse

1928

US Stock Market Crash

1929

Scotch tape invented

1930

Arvo Part (Estonian)

1935 - Present

Stephen Michael Reich (American)

1936 - Present

US Drops atomic bombs in Japan

1945

Late 20th Century Era

1950 - 1999

Jennifer Higdon (American)

1962 - Present

Lava Lamp invented

1963

Invention of the World Wide Web

1989