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

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

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

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

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

English History 870 – 879

This timeline gives a chronological listing of the main events in English History for the years 870 – 879 The kings of Wessex for this period were: Aethelred I to 871 Alfred the Great from 871 870 (during) Ivar the Boneless, leader of the Great Heathen army, disappeared from the records. He may have died … 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

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

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

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

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

Amendments to the United States Constitution 1791 – Present

 This timeline details the 27 Amendments to the United States Constitution Following the American War of Independence, George Washington stressed the importance of a Constitution to set out the terms of government. The document, which consists of seven articles, was ratified in 1788 and came into effect on 4th March 1789. It established the mechanics … Read more

Prime Ministers of Australia 1901 – Present

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A Timeline of Prime Ministers of Australia from 1901 to present day

In 1788 British ships arrived in Sydney, New South Wales and a penal colony was established. Over the next hundred years more colonies were established, each ruled by a Governor responsible to the British Parliament. Each colony had its own laws and travelling from one colony to another meant passing through border controls. At the end of the nineteenth century, after several years of campaigning, the six colonies decided to come together as the Federation of Australia. A constitution was drawn up and approved by the British Parliament and Queen Victoria. The Federation of Australia came into effect on 1st January 1901.

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Kings and Queens of England and Britain 827 – Present Day

This timeline details all Kings and Queens of England and Britain from 827 to present day From 1327 England and Wales have shared Kings and Queens From 1603 England, Wales and Scotland have shared Kings and Queens  The Kings and Queens of England also ruled Ireland from 1254 to 1936 when the Republic of Ireland … Read more