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Technology

Breakthrough technological events

Sailboat

4000 BC

Abacus

2400 BC

Alphabet

1100 BCE

Cement

1000 BC

Archimedes' screw

260 BC - 240 BC

Paper

Approx. 140 - Approx. 160

Gunpowder

Approx. 907 - Approx. 960

Paper money

1020

Compass

1140 - 1160

Optical lenses

Approx. 1240 - Approx. 1260

Clock

1440 - 1460

Gregorian calendar

1582

Steam engine (Savery)

1698

Moldboard plow

1740 - 1760

Sextant

1757

Steam engine (Watt)

Approx. 1781

Cotton Gin

1793

Vaccination

1796

Telegraph

1837

Photography

1838

Sanitation systems

Approx. 1840 - Approx. 1860

Oil refining

1840 - 1860

Anesthesia

1845

Oil drilling

1859

Pateurization

1863

Refrigerator

Approx. 1876

Telephone

1876

Electricity

Approx. 1880 - Approx. 1900

Internal combustion engine

Approx. 1880 - Approx. 1900

Steam turbine

1884

Automobile

1889

Air conditioner

1902

Airplane

1903

Radio

1906

Nitrogen fixation (fertilazers)

1918

Scientific plant breeding

1920 - 1930

Rocketry

1926

Television

1927

Penicilin

1928

Nuclear fission

1939

The Green Revolution

1943 - 1950

Semiconductor electronics

Approx. 1948 - Approx. 1958

Industrial steelmaking

1950 - 1960

Sputnik 1

1957

The Internet

Approx. 1960 - Approx. 1970

Pill

1960

Personal Computer

1973 - 1974

History

Events realated with Universal History

Neolithic Revolution

8000 B.C.

Invention of writing

3200 BC

Stonehenge

3000 BC - 2000 BC

Guiza Piramid

2500 BC

Enheduanna, first writer

2285 BC

Hammurabi Code

1754 BC

Nefertiti

1370 BC - 1330 BC

Tuntankhamun

1332 BC

Hommer Wrighting

750 B.C.

Aspasia de Mileto

470 b.C - 400 b.C

Parthenon

440 BC

Alexander the Great

356 BC - 323 BC

Lady of Baza

300 BC

Great Wall

221 B.C.

Birth of Christ

1 AD

Aqueduct of Segovia

50 AD

Colosseum

80 AD

Edict of Caracalla

212

Fall of the Roman Empire

476 AD

Chiché Itzá is built

525

Hagia Sophia is built

532 AD

Muhammad is born

570 AD

Muslims enter in the Iberian Peninsula

711 AD

Charlemagne is crowned Emperor

800

Hroswitha de Gandersheim is the first playwwriter in the Middle Ages

Approx. 1000

First Crusade

1095 - 1099

Nôtre-Dame de Paris is constructed

Approx. 1163

Navas de Tolosa battle

1212

Magna Carta

1215

Black Death

1348 - 1350

Brunelleschi’s Dome completed

1420

The Catholic Monarchs payed Columbus for the Discovery of America

1492

Protestant Reformation

1517

Magellan Circumnavigates the Globe

1519 - 1522

El Quijote de la Mancha

1605

Moriscos are expelled from Spain

1609

Thirty Years War

1618 - 1648

Louis XIV starts reigning

1643

Las Meninas (Velázquez)

1656

Salem Witch Trials

1692

The Enlightenment

Approx. 1750

Declaration of Independence

1776

Olympia de Gouges- "Declaration of the Rights of Women"

1791

Beethoven, Symphony No. 5 in C minor

1808

Independence of Latin America

Approx. 1810

First Spanish Constitution

1812

The Communist Manifesto

1848

German unification

1871

Spanish Restoration

1874

Spanish American War

1898

Emily Pankhurst suffragette

1903

First World War

1914 - 1918

Russian Revolution

1917

Hitler Rises to Power

1933

Holocaust

1941 - 1945

Cold war

1945 - 1991

English

Events related wiith English culture, History and Literature

ROMAN INVASION

43 AD

LONDON IS FOUNDED

50 AD

ANGLO-SAXON INVASION

450 AD

KING ARTHUR

500 AD

BATTLE OF HASTINGS

1066

WAR OF THE ROSES

1455 - 1487

HENRY VIII BECOMES KING

1509 - 1547

ELIZABETH I BECOMES QUEEN

1558 - 1603

WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE

1564 - 1616

GUNPOWDER PLOT

1605

Colony Jamestown

1607

PILGRIM FATHERS

1620

TEA ARRIVES IN ENGLAND

1652

ACT OF UNION OF ENGLAND AND SCOTLAND

1707

JANE AUSTEN

1775 - 1817

TURNER

1775 - 1851

American Declaration of Independence

1776

INDUSTRIAL REVOLUTION

1780 - 1850

American Constitution

1789

Louisianna Purchase

1803

CHARLES DICKENS

1812 - 1870

QUEEN VICTORIA'S REIGN

1837 - 1901

GREAT POTATO FAMINE

1845 - 1849

OSCAR WILDE

1854 - 1900

American Civil War

1861 - 1865

Abraham Lincoln Assassination

1865

AGATHA CHRISTIE BESTSELLING BRITISH NOVELIST

1890 - 1976

INDPENDENCE OF IRELAND

1920

+21 WOMEN GET THE VOTE

1928

Great Depression

1929

TOLKIEN'S LORD OF THE RINGS

1937 - 1949

Pearl Harbor

1941

INDEPENDENCE OF INDIA

1947

BIG BROTHER (1984)

1949

Vietnam War

1950 - 1975

ELIZABETH II 'S CORONATION

1953

THE BEATLES

1960 - 1970

Apollo 11

1961

LADY DIANA

1961 - 1997

Marilyn Monroe dies

1962

JFK assassination

1963

Elvis Presley dies

1977

MARGARET THATCHER BRITAIN'S 1ST FEMALE PM

1979 - 1990

9/11

2001

Obama, first African-American president

2008

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