Alejandra López P.

Events

The Hundred Years' War

1 June 1337 - 17th October 1453

The Hundred Years' War had been a serie of conflicts waged from 1337 to 1453 by the House of Plantagenet, rulers of the Kingdom of England, against the House of Valois, rulers of the Kingdom of France, over the succession to the French throne.

The English Civil War

1642 - 1689

The English Civil War was a series of armed conflicts and political machinations between Parliamentarians and Royalists over principally the manner of England's government. Wars had pitted the supporters of King Charles I against the supporters of the Long Parliament, saw fighting between supporters of King Charles II and supporters of the Rump Parliament.

Spanish–American War

21 April 1898 - 13 August 1898

It had begun in the aftermath of the internal explosion of the USS Maine in Havana Harbor in Cuba leading to United States intervention in the Cuban War of Independence. The U.S. later backed these revolts upon entering the Spanish–American War.

World War I

28 July 1914 - 11 November 1918

It was one of the deadliest conflicts in history, and paved the way for major political changes, including revolutions in many of the nations involved. Unresolved rivalries still extant at the end of the conflict had contributed to the start of the Second World War only twenty-one years later.

World War II

1939 - 1945

World War II was the deadliest conflict in human history, it had marked by 50 million to 85 million fatalities, most of which were civilians in the Soviet Union and China.

Bogotazo

9 April 1948

El Bogotazo refers to the massive riots that had followed the assassination in Bogotá, Colombia, of Liberal leader and presidential candidate Jorge Eliécer Gaitán on 9 April 1948 during the government of President Mariano Ospina Pérez.

The Korean War

25 June 1950 - 27 July 1953

The was a war between North Korea with the support of China and the Soviet Union and South Korea with the principal support of the United States. The war began on 25 June 1950 when North Korea had invaded South Korea following a series of clashes along the border.

The Vietnam War

1 November 1955 - 30 April 1975

It was the second of the Indochina Wars and was officially fought between North Vietnam and the government of South Vietnam. The North Vietnamese army was supported by the Soviet Union, China and other communist allies and the South Vietnamese army was supported by the United States, South Korea, Australia, Thailand and other anti-communist allies.

The Palace of Justice

1985

The Palace of Justice siege was a 1985 attack against the Supreme Court of Colombia, in which members of the M-19 marxist guerrilla group took over the Palace of Justice in Bogotá, Colombia, and held the Supreme Court hostage, intending to hold a trial against President Belisario Betancur. Hours later, after a military raid, the incident had left almost half of the 25 Supreme Court Justices dead.

Gulf War

2 August 1990 - 28 February 1991

The war is also known under other names, such as the Persian Gulf War, First Gulf War, Gulf War I, Kuwait War, First Iraq War or Iraq War, before the term "Iraq War".