Timeline by Katherine Brandt

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Ben Franklin flies a kite in a storm

1752

French and Indian War

1754 - 1763

Seven Years' War

1756 - 1763

Wolfgang Amadues Mozart

1756 - 1791

Ludwig Ban Beethoven

1770 - 1827

The Boston Tea Party

1773

Louis XVI assumes French throne

1774

American Declaration of Independence

1776

Luise Reichardt

1779 - 1825

First Balloon Ride

1783

Louis Spohr

1784 - 1859

French Revolution Begins

1789

France Bans Catholicism

1793

Birth of John Keats

1795

Carl Loewe

1796 - 1869

Franz Schubert

1797 - 1828

Louis & Clark Expedition

1804

Fanny Mendelssohn

1805 - 1847

Slave Trade Abolished in British Empire

1807

Felix Mendelssohn

1809 - 1847

Robert Schumann

1810 - 1856

Franz Liszt

1811 - 1886

Sense & Sensibility by Jane Austen

1811

Richard Wagner

1813 - 1883

Robert Franz

1815 - 1892

Clara Schumann

1819 - 1896

Peter Cornelius

1824 - 1874

Leo Tolstoy

1828 - 1910

Emily Dickinson

1830 - 1886

Johannes Brahms

1833 - 1897

Edgar Degas

1834 - 1917

Mark Twain

1835 - 1910

Photography Invented

1838

Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

1840 - 1893

Claude Monet

1840 - 1926

Antonín Dvořák

1841 - 1904

Edvard Grieg

1843 - 1907

Discovery of Neptune

1846

Sigmund Freud

1856 - 1939

Gustav Mahler

1860 - 1911

Hugo Wolf

1860 - 1903

Richard Strauss

1864 - 1949

Sergei Rachmaninoff

1873 - 1943

Color Photography Invented

1873

Arnold Schoenberg

1874 - 1951

Telphone Invented by Alexander Graham Bell

1876

Béla Bartok

1881 - 1945

Zoltan Kodai

1882 - 1967

Alban Berg

1885 - 1935

Jack The Ripper Commits Murder Streak

1888

First Car Built by Henry Ford

1893

Ernest Hemingway

1898 - 1961

Kurt Weill

1900 - 1950

Titanic Sinks

1912

The First World War Beings

1914

The Jazz Singer, the first talking film

1927

First appearance of Mickey Mouse Cartoon

1928

Adolf Hitler becomes Chancellor of Germany

1933

Kristallnacht

1938

The Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck

1939

Atomic Bomb dropped on Hiroshima

1945

End of WWII, Germany Surrenders

1945

Broadway Debut of A Streetcar named Desire - Tennessee Williams

1948