History Timeline

Events

Vikings

793 ce

Vikings attacked the monastery at Lindisfarne

Vikings

845 CE

Paris was attacked by Vikings

Vikings

986

Erik the Red established a settlement in Greenland

Vikings

1066 CE

Leif Eriksson discovers the coast of North America

Vikings

1185 CE

End of the Viking era

Japan

1331 CE

Zen Buddhism was introduced to Japan

Black Plague

1347 CE

Written evidence described the plague in China

Black Plague

1348 C.E.

Plague reached trading port of Caffa (modern day Turkey)

Black Plague

1349 CE

Plague spread to Britain

Black Plague

1349 CE

Plague spread to Northern Italy

Black Plague

1351

Plague spread to Northern Europe

Japan

1600 CE

Beginning of Tokugawa Shogunate

Japan

1603 CE

Capital moved to Edo (modern day Tokyo)

Japan

1633 CE

Shogunate forbade overseas travel

Japan

1635 CE

Daimyo lords were required to reside alternate years in Edo

Japan

1639 CE

Sakoku ‘closed country’ was established

Japan

1853 CE

Commodore Matthew Perry arrives in Japan

Japan

1868 CE

Tokugawa Shogunate came to an end