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Major events related to World History

Ancient history

  • Sumerian civilization was established in Mesopotamia. Early settlement along river Nile in Egypt (5000 BC)
  • Domestication of Houses; new power to transportation and new means of conducting warfare (4400 BC)
  • Wheel used for the first time; Pictographic script evolved (3500 BC)
  • Pyramids are built in Egypt (2700-2600 BC)
  • Bronze Age entered Europe. Babylon rises in Mesopotamia (2000 BC)
  • Iron Age begins with the discovery of Iron. Iron tools were used as weapons in Middle East in (3000 BC) but mostly in (1200 BC)
  • Chinese civilisation recorded for 1st time (1500 BC)
  • Trojan war fought (1185 BC)
  • Maya civilization established.
  • Decline of Egypt (1000 BC)
  • Rome was founded by Romulus in 753BC. First Olympics held in Olympia, Greece (776 BC)
  • Jerusalem falls to the Babylonians (587 BC)
  • Birth of Confucius, the great chinese philosopher and founder of Confucianism (551 BC)
  • Roman Republic was found. Roman architecture gained popularity (509 BC)
  • Alexander became ruler of Macedonia (336 BC)

Medieval History

  • Great Wall of China was built (215 BC)
  • Julius Caesar conquered Britain after conquering Gaul in France (55 BC)
  • Julius Caesar killed by Brutus and others (44 BC)
  • Jesus Christ was born (5 BC-6 AD)
  • Buddhism reached China (50 AD)
  • Rome destroyed by Great Fire which lasted for 6 days (64 AD)
  • Civil War in Rome (68-69 AD): after Emperor Nero’s death
  • Romans reinvade Britain and reintegrate it into the Roman Empire, divided into four provinces (296 AD) 
  • Romans reinvade Britain and reintegrate it into the Roman Empire, divided into four provinces (296 AD) 
  • Civil war in Europe (400 AD)
  • Nika Revolt-Constantinople destroyed by fire due to a war against Justinian (532 AD)
  • Prophet Mohammad founder of Islam born in Mecca (570 AD)
  • Angkor Wat, a huge temple complex was built in Cambodia (1140 AD)
  • Magna Carta was signed in England (1215 AD)
  • Beginning of hundred years war between England and France (1337 AD)
  • Bartholomew Diaz travels Cape of Good Hope (1488 AD)
  • Christopher Columbus discovers America (1492 AD)
  • Vasco da Gama reached India (1498 AD)
  • Magellan started circumnavigation of the globe (1519 AD)
  • King Henry VIII became head of English Church (1534 AD)
  • Elizabethan era began in England (1558 AD)
  • Ming dynasty ends in China (1644 AD)
  • Constitutional monarchy was established in England (1689 AD)
  • Seven Years war fought between Kingdom of Great Britain and Kingdom of France (1756 AD) 
  • Declaration of American Independence (1776 AD)
  • French Revolution began with storming of the Bastille to free prisoners and end monarchy (1789 AD)
  • Napolean Bonaparte became ruler of France (1804 AD)
  • The Battle of Trafalgar (1814 AD)
  • Napolean attacked Moscow but the Tsar did not surrender. French army returned (1812 AD)
  • Napolean defeated in the Battle of Waterloo (1815 AD)
  • England outlaws slavery (1833 AD). Frees around 8 lakh slaves Victoria became Queen of United Kingdom (1837-1901 AD)
  • Communist manifesto comes into existence (1848 AD)
  • American Civil War. President Lincoln banned slavery (1861-1865 AD)
  • US started trade with Japan. Crimean war begins (1854 AD)
  • Boer War (1899 - 1902 AD)
  • Russian Japanese War (1904 AD)
  • Balkan War (1912-1913 AD): Fought over the annexation of European territories by the Ottoman Empire 
  • Germany declared war on France. World war I started in 1914 AD
  • Russian revolution (1917 AD): Wipe out Tsarist autocracy and paves way for the Soviet Union to be established.
  • US joined WW-I against Germany (1917 AD)
  • World War I ended in 1918 AD.
  • Hitler invaded Poland. France and British commonwealth declared war on Germany. World war II began 1939 AD.
  • Japanese attacked Pearl Harbour in 1941 AD.
  • Atom bomb was dropped on Hiroshima and Nagasaki, World War II ended (1945 AD).
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