UEFA European Championship EUROS 1960 to Present Day

This timeline gives a chronological listing of the football competition known as the Euros 1960 (6th – 10th July) Hosted by France Total Teams – 4 Final – USSR (Union of Soviet Socialist Republics) v Yugoslavia Final score – 2 – 1 Winners – USSR (Union of Soviet Socialist Republics) 1964 (17th – 21st June) … Read more

World War One Causes 1878 – 1914

This timeline details World War One Causes including long term, short term and trigger events See also Events and battles of World War One  Long Term Causes of World War One 1878 (3rd March) Treaty of San Stefano This was a peace treaty that was forced on Turkey by Russia following Turkish defeat in the … Read more

Ancient Egypt 3500 – 332 BCE

This timeline gives a chronological listing of the Periods, dynasties, rulers and significant events in Ancient Egyptian history Please note: all dates are BC (BCE) Predynastic 3500 – 3150 0 Dynasty – 3500 – 3150 Rulers Iry Hor Ka Events Early people settled in the Nile Valley Farming began in the Nile region Early Dynastic … Read more

Norman Conquest 1064 – 1077

This timeline details the main events of the Norman Conquest of England from 1064 – 1077 1064 (during) Harold Godwinson had departed England on a ship from Bosham. It is thought that he may have been sailing to Normandy to negotiate the release of his brother Wulfnoth and nephew Hakon who were being held prisoner … Read more

Vietnam War Causes and Events 1887 – 1978

This timeline details the main events of the conflict between the USA and Vietnam known as the Vietnam War and those events that are considered long term and short term causes of the war. Long Term Events 1887 (17th October) France took control of  Vietnam, Cambodia and Laos, collectively known as Indochina at the time. … Read more

English Civil War Causes and Events 1625 – 1649

This timeline details the main causes and events of the seventeenth century conflict known as the English Civil War or the English Revolution 1625 – 1649 See also: King Charles I  Oliver Cromwell Background Causes of the English Civil War 1625 (13th June) King Charles I married Henrietta Maria, the daughter of Henry IV of … Read more

US No 1 Singles 1959

This timeline details the weekly No 1 singles in the US for 1959 See also: UK No 1 Singles 1959 1959 (5th January) The Chipmunk Song (Christmas Don’t Be Late) – The Chipmunks with David Seville 1959 (12th January) The Chipmunk Song (Christmas Don’t Be Late) – The Chipmunks with David Seville 1959 (19th January) … Read more

Canada Best Selling Albums by Year 1968 – Present

This timeline details Canadian best-selling albums by year from 1968 to present day. Canadian Album charts were first compiled in 1968 by RPM magazine. In 2000 chart compilation was taken over by Billboard. Year end figures for best selling albums have not always been recorded. Where this is the case we have included the album … Read more

Canada Best Selling Singles by Year 1957 – Present

This timeline details Canadian best-selling singles by year from 1957 to present day. Canadian Singles charts were first compiled in May 1957 by the CHUM Chart. In 1964 RPM magazine became the dominant chart. It survived until 1999 when In 2000 chart compilation was taken over by Billboard. Year end figures for best selling singles … Read more

Aethelflaed Lady of the Mercians 870 – 918

Born – 870 Died – 12th June 918 Father – King Alfred the Great (849 – 899) Mother – Ealhswith of Wessex (852 – 902) Married – Aethelred of Mercia (d. 911) Children – Aelfwynn (b. c.888) 870 (during) Aethelflaed was born, the eldest child of Alfred, later known as Alfred the Great, and his wife Ealhswith … Read more

US No 1 Singles 1960

This timeline details the weekly No 1 singles in the US for 1960 See also: UK No 1 Singles 1960 1960 (4th January) El Paso – Marty Robbins 1960 (11th January) El Paso – Marty Robbins 1960 (18th January) Running Bear – Johnny Preston 1960 (25th January) Running Bear – Johnny Preston 1960 (1st February) … Read more

US No 1 Singles 1961

This timeline details the weekly No 1 singles in the US for 1961 See also: UK No 1 Singles 1961 1961 (2nd January) Are You Lonesome Tonight? – Elvis Presley 1961 (9th January) Wonderland by Night – Bert Kaempfert 1961 (16th January) Wonderland by Night – Bert Kaempfert 1961 (23rd January) Wonderland by Night – … Read more

Hillary Rodham Clinton 1947 –

Born – 26th October 1947 Father – Hugh Rodham Mother – Dorothy Rodham Spouse – Bill Clinton Children – Chelsea First Lady of the USA – 1993 – 2001 1947 (26th October) Hillary Rodham Clinton was born Hillary Diane Rodham in Edgewater hospital Chicago to Hugh and Dorothy Rodham. The family lived at 5722 N. … Read more

Archduke Franz Ferdinand 1863 – 1914

Born – 18th December 1863 Died – 28th June 1914 (assassinated) Father – Archduke Karl Ludwig (1833 – 1896) Mother – Princess Maria Annunciata of Bourbon-Two-Sicilies (1843 – 1871) Spouse – m. 1900 – Sophie Choteck von Chotkova (1868 – 1914) Children – Sophie (1901 – 1990), Maximillian (1902 – 1962), Ernst (1904 – 1954)  … Read more

Charles Dickens Novels and Short Stories

A timeline of the Novels and Short Stories of Charles Dickens February 1836 Sketches by Boz vol 1 A collection of short articles Published by John Macrone Pen portraits of – Our Parish, Scenes, Characters and Tales March 1836 The Pickwick Papers Alternative title – The Posthumous Papers of the Pickwick Club Published in monthly … Read more

English History 980 – 989

This timeline gives a chronological listing of the main events in English History for the years 980 – 989 The king of England for this period was Aethelred (the Unready) 980 (during) There were Danish Viking raids on Chester and Southampton. 981 (during) There were Danish Viking raids on Devon and Cornwall. 982 (during) There … Read more

Lewis Hamilton Life and Racing Career

Born – 7th January 1985 Father – Anthony Hamilton Mother – Carmen Larbalestier Spouse – Not married Children – No children See also: Formula One Timeline 1985 (7th January) Lewis Carl Davidson Hamilton was born to Anthony Hamilton and Carmen Larbalestier in Stevenage, Hertfordshire. He was named after athlete Carl Lewis. His father was born … Read more

English History 960 – 969

This timeline gives a chronological listing of the main events in English History for the years 960 – 969 The king of England for this period was Edgar, known as The Peaceful 960 (around) Edgar married Aethelflaed the Fair, daughter of Ealdorman Ordmaer of Devon. 960 (21st September) Dunstan received the pallium as Archbishop of … Read more

English History 950 – 959

This timeline gives a chronological listing of the main events in English History for the years 950 – 959 The kings of England for this period were:  Eadred to 955   Eadwig 955 – 959 Edgar from 959 952 (during) Eric Bloodaxe succeeded in taking Northumbria from Olaf Sihtricson. 952 (during) King Eadred captured and … Read more

English History 940 – 949

This timeline gives a chronological listing of the main events in English History for the years 940 – 949 The kings of England for this period were:  Edmund I to 946 Eadred from 946 940 (during) King Edmund I married Aelfgifu who was associated with Shaftesbury Abbey. 940 (early) The Viking Olaf III Guthfrithson, supported … Read more

English History 930 – 939

This timeline gives a chronological listing of the main events in English History for the years 930 – 939 The king of England for this period was Aethelstan 931 (during) The rulers of Wales paid homage to Aethelstan at Hereford. 933 (during) Aethelstan’s half-brother, Edwin, died. 934 (May) King Aethelstan marched north to invade Scotland. … Read more

English History 920 – 929

This timeline gives a chronological listing of the main events in English History for the years 920 – 929 The kings of Wessex/England for this period:  Edward the Elder until 924 Aethelstan from 924 920 (during) The Norse Vikings attacked Cheshire. 920 (during) King Edward the Elder took Manchester. 921 (during) A son Edmund was … Read more

English History 910 -919

This timeline gives a chronological listing of the main events in English History for the years 910 – 919 The king of Wessex for this period was Edward the Elder 910 (5th August) Battle of Tettenhall (Wednesfield) The combined forces of Mercia and Wessex defeated the Northumbrian Vikings 911 (during) Aethelred, Ealdorman of Mercia, died. … Read more

English History 900 – 909

This timeline gives a chronological listing of the main events in English History for the years 900 – 909 The king of Wessex for this period was Edward the Elder 900 (8th June) Edward the Elder, son of Alfred the Great, was crowned King of the Angles and Saxons. 900 (during) Edward’s cousin, Aethelwold, son … Read more