WHAP Globalized timeline

Events

Ottoman Empire

1299 - 1922

Renaissance

1300 - 1700

Ming Dynasty

1368 - 1644

Voyages of Zheng He

1405 - 1433

Aztecs and the Triple Alliance

1428 - 1519

Incan Civilization

1438 - 1532

Printing Press

1440

Ottoman Empire capture Constantinople

29th May 1453

Columbus arrives in the new world

1492

Silver Trade

1500 - 1800

Safavid Dynasty

1502 - 1736

Protestant Reformation

1517 - 1648

Mughal Empire

1526 - 1857

Age of Absolutism

1550 - 1800

Scientific Revolution

1550 - 1700

Slave Trade

1600 - 1800

Qing Dynasty

1644 - 1912

Peace of Westphalia

1648

Age of Enlightenment

1650 - 1701

Maratha Empire/Confederacy

1674 - 1818

Peter the Great

1682 - 1725

He westernized the Russian Empire

Sikhism

1699

Saud-Wahhab Pact

1744

Industrial Revolution

1760 - 1840

Catherine the Great begins her rule

1762 - 1796

She also westernizes the Russian Empire

American Revolution

1776 - 1781

Wealth of Nations by Adam Smith

1776

French Revolution

1789 - 1815

Hatian Revolution

1791 - 1804

Struggle for Women Equality

1800 - 1900

Napoleonic Wars

1803 - 1815

Spanish American Revolutions

1808 - 1883

Abolitionism

1820 - 1830

African Independence

1847 - 2011

The Communist Manifesto is published

1848

On the Origin of the Species is published

November 24, 1859

Meiji Restoration

1868

The Age of Imperialism

1870 - 1914

Berlin Conference

1884 - 1885

Einstein's Theory of Realitivity

1907 - 1915

World War I

1914 - 1918

Russian Revolution

1917

The Spanish influenza

1918 - 1919

John Logie Baird creates the television

January 26, 1926

Big Bang Theory

1927

Great Depression

October 29, 1929 - 1939

Holocaust

January 30, 1933 - May 8, 1945

Mao Zedong

1935 - 1976

Rules over China

World War II

1939 - 1945

Founding of World Bank

1944

Cold War

1945 - 1991

US dropped atomic bombs of Hiroshima and Nagasaki

August 6, 1945 - August 9, 1945

Independence of Indonesia

August 17, 1945

Founding of UN

October 24, 1945

Founding of IMF (International Monetary Fund)

December 27, 1945

Communist Revolution

1946 - 1950

Independence of Pakistan

August 14, 1947

Independence of India

August 15, 1947

Arab-Israeli War

1948 - 1949

Aparthied

1948 - 1994

Independence of Israel

May 14, 1948

Korean War

June 25, 1950 - July 27, 1953

Civil Rights Movement

1955 - 1968

Vietnam War

November 1, 1955 - April 30, 1975

Space Race

1957 - 1975

OPEC

1960

Anti-Vietnam Protests in the US

Approx. 1960 - Approx. 1980

Cuban Missile Crisis

October 14, 1962 - October 28, 1962

Greenpeace is established

1971

Khmer Rouge Rules Cambodia

1975 - 1979

Iranian Revolution

January 1978 - February 1979

USSR's invasion of Afganistan

1978 - 1979

Deng Xiaoping

1978 - 1993

Liberalizing reforms in China

The Internet is created

January 1, 1983

Collapse of Soviet Union

December 26, 1991

US invasion of Afghanistan

2001

Syrian Civil War

March 15, 2001 - Present

US invasion of Iraq

Mar 20, 2003 - May 1, 2003

Global Recession

December 2007

Arab Spring

December 18, 2010

Russia Seizes Crimea and intervenes in Ukraine

2014

UN Climate Summit

September 23, 2014