Big Picture

Events

Ceasar Agustus takes over as Emperor

27 B.C.

The fifth sixth sevnth and eighth crusades

1215 - 1272

Pertarch, The Father of Humanism

1304 - 1374

The Black Death

1348 - 1350

Donatello

1386 - 1466

Prince Henry the Navigator

1394 - 1460

Leonardo da Vinci

1452 - 1519

Gutenberg's movable type

1468

Marriage of Ferdinand & Isabella of Spain

1469

Copernicus

1473 - 1543

Michelangelo

1475 - 1564

Raphael

1483 - 1520

Ignatius of Loyola

1491 - 1556

Columbus' 1st voyage to America

1492

John Calvin

1509 - 1564

Machiavelli's The Prince

1513

Martin Luther's 95 Theses

1517

Elizabeth I of England

1558 - 1603

William Shakespeare

1564 - 1616

Galileo

1564 - 1642

Thirty Years' War

1618 - 1648

The first African slaves arrive in America

1619

English Civil War

1642 - 1649

Peter the Great of Russia

1682 - 1696

Siege of Vienna

1683

Glorious Revolution

1688 - 1689

Invention of the Steam Engine

1698

George II of Great Britain

1727 - 1760

Frederick 2th of Prussia

1740 - 1786

Louis XIV of France

1754 - 1793

Invention of the Cotton Gin

1793

Battle of Waterloo

1815

Congress of Vienna

1815

San Francisco Earthquake

April 18 1906

Battle of Midway

1942

NATO established

1949

Bay of Pigs Invasion

1961

Fall of the Berlin Wall

1989

Collapse of the Soviet Union

1991

Maastricht Treaty

1992

9/11 Terrorist Attacks

2001