AP world history must know dates

Events

Beginnings of agriculture

8000 B.C.E.

Beginnings of Bronze Age- early civilizations

3000 B.C.E

Assyrian Empire

2400 BC - 612 BC

Hammurabi's Code

1772 B.C.E.

Early alphabetic script

1500 B.C.E.

Iron Age

1300 BC

600 BC - 600 CE

organization and reorganization of human societies

Beginnings of Taoism

600 B.C

Life of Buddha

563 bc - 483 bc

Life of Confucius

551 BC - 479 BC

beginnings of Confucianism

551 BC

Greek Golden Age

500 B.C. - 400 B.C.

Alexander the Great

336 BCE - 323 BCE

Qin unified China

221 BC

Pax Romana

27 BC - 180 AD

Christianity

32 CE - 2017 CE

Roman capital moved to consantinople

333

Fall of Rome

476

Justinian Rule of Byzantine Empire

527

buddhism

563 CE - 2017

Trans Saharan Trade Route

750 CE

600 - 1450

Regional and Interregional interaction

Rise of Islam

632

Battle of Tours (end of Muslim move into France)

732

1st schism in Christian Church

1054

Norman conquest of England

1066

Battle of Manzikert (Seljuk Turks defeat Byz)

1071

1st crusade

1095 - 1099

Mongols sack Baghdad

1258

Marco Polo travels

1271 - 1295

Mansa Musa's pilgrimage

1324

travels of Ibn Battuta

1325 - 1349

Bubonic plague in Europe

1347 - 1348

end of Zheng He’s voyages/Rise of Ottomans

1433

1450 - 1750

Global interactions

Ottomans capture Constantinople

1453

Dias rounded Cape of Good Hope

1488

Columbus sailed the ocean/ reconquista of Spain

1492

Slaves to Americas

1502

Martin Luther/ 95 theses

1517

Cortez conquered the Aztecs

1521

Pizarro toppled the Inca

1533

Battle of Lepanto (naval defeat of Ottomans)

1571

Defeat of the Spanish Armada by the British

1588

Battle of Sekigahara- beginning of Tokugawa

1600

foundation of Jamestown

1607

30 years war

1618 - 1648

unsuccessful Ottoman siege of Vienna

1683

Glorious Revolution/English Bill of Rights

1689

1750 - 1900

Industrialization and Global Integration

7 years war/ French and Indian War

1754 - 1763

Industrial Revolution

1760 - 1840

American Revolution

1775 - 1783

Smith writes Wealth of Nations

1776

French Revolution

1789 - 1799

Haitian Revolution

1791 - 1804

Haitian independence

1804

Congress of Vienna

1815

Independence in Latin America

1820 - 1829

1st opium war in China

1839

European revolutions/ Marx and Engles write Communist Manifesto

1848

Commodore Perry opens Japan

1853

Sepoy Mutiny

1857

End of Russian serfdom / Italian unification

1861

Emancipation Proclamation in US

1863

German unification

1871

Berlin conference - division of Africa

1885

Spanish-American war - US acquires Philippines, Cuba, Guam, and Puerto Rico

1898

Boer war - British control of South Africa

1899

1900 - present

Accelerating Global change and realignments

Russo - Japanese War

8 February 1904 - 5 September 1905

Mexican revolution

1910 - 1920

Chinese revolution

1911

World War I

1914 - 1918

Russian Revolution

1917 - 1924

Treaty of Versailles - end of WWI

1919

stock market crash

1929

Japanese invasion of Manchuria

1931

Italian invasion of Ethiopia

1935

German blitzkrieg in Poland

1939

World War II

1939 - 1945

Pearl Harbor - entry of US into WWII

1941

independence and partition of India

1947

Birth of Israel

1948

Chinese communist revolution

1949

Korean War

1950 - 1953

Vietnamese defeat French at Dien Bien Phu

1954

de-Stalinization/nationalization of Suez Canal

1956

Cuban revolution

1959

Cuban Missile Crisis

1962

6-day war/ Chinese Cultural Revolution

1967

Yom Kippur War

October 6, 1973 - October 25, 1973

Iranian Revolution

January 1978 - February 1979

1st Palestinian Intifada

1987

Tiananmen Square

1989

Fall of Berlin Wall

1989

fall of USSR/ 1st Gulf war

1991

genocide in Rwanda/ 1st all race elections in S. Africa

1994

9/11 attacks

September 11, 2001