South Asia, East Asia, FSU, Africa

ALL DATES

1054 - Eastern Orthodox and Catholic Churches split

1054

1240 - beginning of Mongol domination

1240

Mongols hear about the death of Genghis Khan

1275 - Marco Polo goes to China

1275

1312 - Mansa Musa begins reign in Mali

1312

1398 - Delhi Sultans weakened

1398

beginning of Mongol empire

1442 - 1st 10 African brought to Europe

1442

1498 - Vasco de Gama discovers trade route to India

1498

1526 - Akbar begins the Mughal Empire

1526

1615 - British monopoly on India

1615

1639 - Shogun closes Japan

1639

1644 - Ming dynasty ended

1644

1757 - Battle of Plassey

1757

French try to overthrow the British monopoly

1789 - Equiano wrote his autobiography

1789

1795 - Mungo Park explored Niger River

1795

1813 - David Livingstone was born

1813

1825 - Decembrist Revolt

1825

Nicholas II unexpectedly becomes Tsar

1854 - Treaty of Kanagawa

1854

1857 - Richard Burton and John Speke explored Nile River

1857

1858 - British annex India

1858

1861 - serfs were freed

1861

because of the Crimean War

1884 - Berlin Conference

1884

to divide up Africa

1895 - Sino Japanese War

1895

1900 - Boxer Rebellion

1900

1905 - Bloody Sunday

1905

1911 - Qing dynasty ended, XiChi died

1911

1914 - Beginning of WWI

1914

1914 - Liberia and Ethiopia remained independent

1914

1917 - Russian Revolution

1917

1919 - Amritsar Massacre

1919

1922 - Red Army wins Russian Revolution

1922

1939 - non-aggression pact signed between Hitler and Stalin

1939

begining of WWII

1941 - Hitler breaks non-aggression pact

1941

Russia joins WWII

1945 - end of WWII

1945

Stalin established communist blocs

1947 - India and Pakistan split

1947

1949 - Triumph of Communist Party in China

1949

1957 - Ghana is the 1st African country to become independent

1957

1966 - Cultural Revolution

1966

1976 - Death of Mao Zedong

1976

1980 - Zimbabwe was the last African country to become independent

1980

1989 - Gorbachev gives too much freedom to people

1989

1991 - collapse of USSR

1991

1994 - Rwandan genocide

1994

2001 - 9/11

2001

2003 - genocide in Dafur begins

2003

2011 - South Sudan gains independence

2011