Philippa Gregory Historical Fiction and Novels

A timeline of Philippa Gregory historical novels, novels and non-fiction publication 1987 (9th April) Wideacre Book 1 – Wideacre Trilogy Set in the 18th Century 1988 (during) Princess Florizella Book 1 – Princess Florizella Series Children’s Fiction 1989 (during) The Favoured Child Book 2 – Wideacre Trilogy Set in the 18th Century 1990 (3rd May) … Read more

Beatrix Potter Stories and Activity Books

A timeline of Beatrix Potter Stories and Activity Books in order of publication 1902 (October) The Tale of Peter Rabbit Published by – Frederick Warne & Co 56 Pages 1903 (August) The Tale of Squirrel Nutkin Published by – Frederick Warne & Co 64 Pages 1903 (October) The Tailor of Gloucester Published by – Frederick … Read more

English History 880 – 889

This timeline gives a chronological listing of the main events in English History for the years 880 – 889 The king of Wessex for this period was Alfred the Great 880 (during) The puppet King of Mercia, Ceowulf, died. Earldorman Aethelred, succeeded as King of Mercia. 880 (during) A son, Aethelweard was born to Alfred’s … Read more

UK No 1 Albums 2021

This timeline details the weekly No 1 albums in the UK for 2021 See also – UK No 1 Singles 2021 2021 (1st January) Christmas – Michael Buble 2021 (8th January) Evermore – Taylor Swift 2021 (15th January) Greenfields – The Gibb Brothers’ Songbook Vol 1 2021 (22nd January) Suckapunch – You Me at Six … Read more

UK No 1 Singles 2021

This timeline details the weekly No 1 singles in the UK for 2019 See also: UK No 1 Albums 2021 US No 1 Singles 2021 2021 (1st January) Last Christmas – Wham! 2021 (8th January) Sweet Melody – Little Mix 2021 (15th January) Drivers License – Olivia Rodrigo 2021 (22nd January) Drivers License – Olivia … Read more

US No 1 Singles 2021

This timeline details the weekly No 1 singles in the US for 2021 See also: UK No 1 Singles 2021 2021 (1st January) All I Want For Christmas Is You – Mariah Carey 2021 (8th January) Mood – 24kGoldn Featuring Iann Dior 2021 (15th January) Mood – 24kGoldn Featuring Iann Dior 2021 (22nd January) Drivers … Read more

Bernard Cornwell Historical Novels

A timeline of Bernard Cornwell historical novels in order of publication 1981 (9th February) Sharpe’s Eagle Series – Sharpe Series, Book 8 Published by – Collins 304 Pages 1981 (1st December) Sharpe’s Gold Series – Sharpe Series, Book 9 Published by – Collins 256 Pages 1982 (10th May) Sharpe’s Company Series – Sharpe Series, Book … Read more

Stephen King Novels and Short Story Collections

A timeline of Stephen King novels and short stories in order of publication 1974 (5th April) Carrie Novel Published by – Doubleday 199 Pages 1975 (17th October) ‘Salem’s Lot Novel Published by – Doubleday 439 Pages 1977 (28th January) The Shining Novel Published by – Doubleday 477 Pages 1977 (13th September) Rage Novel Published by … Read more

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 2021 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 – October 4th Areas Most Affected: Brittany France, southern England Storm Barbara (named by Spain) October 21st Areas Most Affected: Brittany France, southern England Storm Aiden October 30th – 31st Areas Most Affected: all United Kingdom … 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