Britain 1930 – 1997

This timeline details the main political events in British History 1920 – 1997 – and is linked to the OCR A-Level topic Britain 1930 – 1997 and the Edexcel A-Level topic Britain 1918 – 1997 1920s 1920 (March) Irish War of Independence Foreign Secretary, Winston Churchill, authorised a force of predominantly ex-soldiers, the Black and … Read more

Harry Gordon (Mr) Selfridge 1858 – 1947

Born – 11th January 1858 Died – 8th May 1947 Father – Robert Oliver Selfridge Mother – Lois Selfridge Spouse –  m. 1890 – Rosalie Buckingham Children – Chandler (1891), Rosalie (1893 – 1977), Violette (1897 – 1996), Harry (Gordon) (1900 – 1976), Beatrice (1901 – 1990) Known to History – Founder of Selfridges department … Read more

Presidents of the United States/ US Presidents 1789 – Present Day

This timeline details all US Presidents from 1789 to 2013 See also: Republican Presidential Tickets (Nominees) Democratic Presidential Tickets (Nominees) George Washington No Political Party 30th April 1789 – 4th March 1797 George Washington was unanimously elected first US President following the American War of Independence.  John Adams Federalist 4th March 1797 – 4th March … Read more

Winston Churchill 1874 – 1965

Born – 30th November 1874 Died – 24th January 1965 Father – Lord Randolph Churchill (1849 – 1895) Mother – Jannie Jerome (1854 – 1921) Spouse – m. 1908 – Clementine Hozier (1885 – 1977) Children – Diana (1909 – 1963); Randolph (1911 – 1968); Sarah (1914 – 1982); Marigold (1918 – 1921); Mary (1922 … Read more

UK Storms 2020 – 2021

This timeline details all UK Storms for the Winter 2020 – 2021 Storm Alex (named by France) September 30th –  Areas Most Affected: Brittany France, southern England 2019 – 2020    All Years   Published Oct 03, 2020 @ 01:08 am – Updated –  Harvard Reference for this page: Heather Y Wheeler. (2020). UK Storms … Read more

Donald John Trump 1946 –

Born – 14th June 1946 Father – Fred Trump (1905 – 1993) Mother – Mary MacLeod Trump (1912 – 2000) Spouses – m. 1977, div. 1992 – Ivana Zelnickova (b. 1949); m. 1993, div. 1999 – Marla Maples (b. 1963); m. 2005 – Melania Knauss (b. 1970) Children – by Ivana -Donald (b. 1977), Ivanka (b. … Read more

September 11th Terror Attacks 2001 (9/11)

This timeline details the events of September 11th 2001 (9/11) which saw four planes hijacked by members of the terrorist Al-Quaeda group. Three were deliberately crashed into the World Trade Center buildings and the Pentagon, while the fourth crashed into a field in Pennsylvania. Around 3,000 people lost their lives in the attacks.  Please note: … Read more

Pearl Harbor, Causes and Main Events 1919 – 1941

This timeline details the main causes and events of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor 1941 Please note: times shown are local times, where applicable Hawaii time has also been given. Causes 1919 (4th May) Paris Peace Conference The Paris Peace Conference held at the end of World War One, had given German rights in … Read more

UK Prime Ministers 1721 to Present Day

This timeline details all UK Prime Ministers from 1721 to present day Sir Robert Walpole 1st Earl of Orford Whig Party 4th April 1721 – 16th February 1742   The term ‘Prime Minister’ was first used to describe Walpole as the most important man in government and the term has been used ever since. He … Read more

Historical Time Periods

This timeline gives a chronological listing of all historical time periods from prehistory to present day Prehistory – 6 million years ago – 3600 BCE Stone Age All regions 3.4 million years ago – 2000 BCE Ancient Mesopotamia Area from Persian Gulf to Mediterranean Sea 4000 BCE – 2600 BCE Ancient History – 3600 BCE … Read more

Bob Dylan 1941 – Present

Born – 24th May 1941 Died – 4th October 1471 Father – Abram Zimmerman (1911 – 1968) Mother – Beatrice Stone (1915 – 2000) Spouses – m. 1965, div. 1977 – Sara Lownds (b. 1939); m. 1986 div. 1992 – Carolyn Dennis (b. 1954) Children – by Sara – Jesse (b. 1966), Anna (b. 1967), … Read more

Australian Open Men’s Singles Winners 1905 – Present

This timeline gives a chronological listing of the Australian Open Men’s Singles Winners The Australian Open competition was played on grass until 1988 but is now played on hardcourt. It currently takes place over 2 weeks – mid – late January, for a few years it took place in December See also: Wimbledon Men’s Singles … Read more

World War One/ First World War 1914 – 1918

This timeline details the main events of World War One also known as the Great War, WWI and the First World War from 1914 to 1918 see also Causes of World War One World War Two 1914 1914 (28th June) The heir to the Austro-Hungarian Empire Archduke Franz Ferdinand and his wife Sophie were assassinated. … Read more

Battle Abbey 1066 – Present

This timeline is a chronology of Battle Abbey in East Sussex, UK. William of Normandy ordered the abbey to be built on the site of the Battle of Hastings The completed abbey consisted of the Dorter (sleeping area), Reredorter (toilet area), Gatehouse (entrance), Cloister (covered walkway), Refectory (eating area and kitchens) and Abbey church. 1066 … Read more

King Aethelred the Unready of England 966 – 1016

Born – 966 Died – 23rd April 1016 Father – King Edgar (943 – 975) Mother – Aelfthryth (945 – 1002) Spouses – m. 985 – Aelfgifu of York (970 – 1002); m. 1002 – Emma of Normandy (985 – 1052) Children – by Aelfthryth – Aethelstan (985 – 1014), Ecgbert (d. 1005), King Edmund Ironside … Read more

Adolf Hitler 1889 – 1945

Born – 20th April 1889 Died – 30th April 1945 Father – Alois Hitler (1837 – 1903) Mother – Klara Pölzl (1860 – 1907) Spouse – m.1945 – Eva Braun (1912 – 1945) Children – No children Chancellor of Germany – 1933 – 1945 Preceded by – Kurt von Schleicher – 1932 – 1933 Succeeded … Read more

Atlantic Hurricanes and Storms 2020

This timeline details all Atlantic Hurricanes and Storms for 2020 Tropical Storm Arthur May 16th to 19th Areas Affected: Bahamas, Bermuda, Florida, North Carolina Tropical Storm Bertha May 27th – 28th Areas Affected: Bahamas, Eastern United States, Florida Tropical Storm Cristobel June 1st – 10th Areas Affected: Central America, Central United States, Eastern Canada, Mexico … Read more

The American Dream – United States of America 1915 – 1988

This timeline details the main events in twentieth century United States of America History and is linked to the A-Level topic In Search of the American Dream: The USA c.1917 – 1996 1915 (during) The United States of America was 126 years old. Its system of government was well established and its policies gave rise … Read more

Games Consoles 1972 – Present

This timeline gives a chronological listing of Games Consoles The technology and software in successive games consoles are denoted as generations. New technology denotes a new generation First Generation 1972 (September) Magnavox Odyssey The first home video games console developed by Magnavox. The console included a ping pong game which inspired Atari’s Pong. 1972 (29th … Read more

French Open Men’s Doubles Winners 1925 – Present

This timeline gives a chronological listing of the winners of the French Open Men’s Doubles Tennis Competition It is played over 2 weeks, late May/ early June on clay courts See also: French Open Women’s Doubles Winners Wimbledon Men’s Doubles Winners US Open Men’s Doubles Winners Australian Open Men’s Doubles Winners 1925 Jean Borotra and … Read more