World History

Events

Calico Jack

26 December 1682 - 18 November 1720

Invented the Jolly Roger

Henry Fielding

April 1707 - October 1754

The Riot Act

1714

John Fielding

1720 - 1780

The Bow Street Runners

1749 - 1839

HMS Victory

1765

Fobert Fulton

1765 - 1815

Napoleon Bonaparte

1769 - 1821

Lieutenant-Colonel Sir Charles Rowan

1782 - 1852

52nd Regiment of Foot
1797 Ensign

Sir Robert Peel

1788 - 1850

Marine Police Force

1798 - 1839

John Ericsson

1803 - 1889

Napoleonic Wars

18 May 1803 - 20 November 1815

Trafalgar

1805

The war of 1812

1812 - 1815

HMS Shannon vs USS Chesapeake

June 1813

Paixhans Shell Gun

1823

London Metropolitan Police

1829 - 1900

First Opium War

1839 - 1842

USS Princeton

1843

Crimean War

1853 - 1856

French ironclad Gloire

1859

HMS Warrior

1860

CSS Virginia

1861

USS Monitor

1862

Residential Electricity

Approx. 1870

World War I

1914 - 1918