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Important Years in World History

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Important Years in World History


Important Years in World History

Event
Year
Birth of Jesus Christ
4 B.C.
Death of Jesus Christ
29 A.D.
Birth of Prophet Mohammed
570
Emigration of Mohammed to Madina, Beginning of Hijri era
622
Death of Prophet Mohammed
632
Magna Carta, first document limiting the powers of KIng of Enland was signed
1215
Black Death, most devastating pandemic in Europe killed over 100 million people
1348-50
100 years war between England and France
1337-1453
Christopher Columbus discovers the New World
1492
Vasco da Gama discovers the sea route from Europe to India
1497-98
Defeat of Spanish Armada also known as Invincible Fleet by England
1588
Great Plague of London which killed about 1 million people in the city
1665-66
Great fire of London which destroyed about 70000 homes in the city
1666 (2 - 5 Sep)
7 years war involving the great powers of the time
1757-1763
Declaration of independence of United States of America
1776
Beginning of the French Revolution
1789
Battle of Waterloo in which Napolean was defeated
1815
The Communist Manifesto by Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels published
1848
On the Origin of Species by Charles Darwin published
1859
Slavery is abolished by the 13th Amendment in the United States of America
1865
First modern Olympic Games held at Athens
1896
Robert Peary reached the North Pole
1909
Roald Amundsen reached the South Pole
1911
Republic of China is established, Titanic sinks
1912
1st World War
1914-1918
Russian Revolution ending the Tsarist autocracy
1917
USSR (Union of Soviet Socialist Republics) came into existence
1922
Beginning of the Great Depression
1929
2nd World War
1939-1945
Dropping of Atom Bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki
1945
Launch of Sputnik 1, marking the beginning of space age
1957
Chernobyl disaster
1986
World Wide Web invented
1990
End of apartheid in South Africa
1994
9/11 attack on World Trade Center
2001
Tsunami in Indian Ocean
2004

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