Amendments to the United States Constitution 1791 – Present

United States Constitution

 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 of the new government. To date there have been twenty-seven amendments to the Constitution. The first ten amendments, which became law in 1791, are also known as the Bill of Rights.

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Prime Ministers of Australia 1901 – Present

Prime Ministers of Australia - Scott Morrison

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

Kings and Queens of ScotlandThis 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 broke from the monarchy, Northern Ireland, as part of the United Kingdom retained the monarchy.

See also Royal Consorts of England and Britain 940 – Present Day
Kings and Queens of Scotland 843 – Present Day

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Prohibition in America, Causes and Events 1789 – 1933

This timeline is a chronology of the causes and events of Prohibition in America Causes 1789 (during) A group of farmers formed a Temperance association. They had been influenced by ‘The Inquiry into the Effects of Ardent Spirits upon the Human Body and Mind’ which had been published in 1784 by the physician Benjamin Rush. … Read more

Rod Stewart 1945 – Present

Rod Stewart

Father – Robert Joseph Stewart
Mother – Elsie Rebecca Gilbart
Spouses – Alana Collins-Hamilton, Rachel Hunter, Penny Lancaster
Children – Sarah Streeter (adopted); Kimberly Alana, Sean Roderick (by Alana); Ruby (by Kelly Emberg); Renee Cecili, Liam McAlister (by Rachel Hunter); Alastair Wallace, Aiden Patrick (by Penny Lancaster)

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The California Gold Rush 1842 – 1884

This timeline details the events of the California Gold Rush 1842 – 1884 1842 (9th March) Francisco Lopez found gold in Santa Clarita, California. California was part of Mexico at the time. 1843 (during) Francisco Lopez found more gold in San Feliciano Canyon, California. The find was not publicised. 1846 (during) Francisco Lopez and other … Read more

London Marathon 1981 – Present

This timeline of the London Marathon shows runner statistics, elite winners, wheelchair winners and temperature on the race day 29th March 1981 Total Runners: 7,055 Total Finishers: 6255 Men’s Elite Winners: Dick Beardsley (USA) and Inge Simonsen (Norway) 2 hours 11 minutes 48 seconds (Course Record) Women’s Elite Winner: Joyce Smith (UK) 2 hours 29 … Read more

Tour de France 1903 – Present

This timeline gives a chronological listing of the Tour de France cycling race The winner of the Tour de France is the cyclist that completes the course in the quickest time. However from 1906 to 1912 the winner was decided by points for placings each day. NB: Stages represents the final destination for each day. … Read more

Boris Johnson 1964 – Present

Born – 19th June 1964 Father – Stanley Johnson (1940 – ) Mother – Charlotte Fawcett (1942 – ) Partners – 1. Allegra Mostyn-Owen (m. 1987), 2. Marina Wheeler (m. 1993), 3. Carrie Symonds (engaged) Children – by Marina Wheeler – Lara Lettice (b. 1993), Milo Arthur (b. 1995), Cassia Peaches (b. 1997); by Carrie … Read more

Thomas Jefferson 1743 – 1826

Thomas Jefferson

Father – Peter Jefferson
Mother – Jane Randolph
Spouses – Martha Wayles Skelton
Children – Martha (Patsy), Jane, unnamed son, Mary (Polly), Lucy Elizabeth, Lucy Elizabeth
President of the United States – 1801 – 1809
Predecessor – John Adams 1797 – 1801
Successor – James Madison 1809 – 1817

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X-Men Movies 2000 – Present

A timeline of X-Men Movies 12th July 2000 X-Men 20th Century Fox Starring: Patrick Stewart, Hugh Jackman, Ian McKellen Running Time: 104 mins Box office takings $296 million 24th April 2003 X-Men 2 20th Century Fox Starring: Patrick Stewart, Hugh Jackman, Halle Berry, Ian McKellen Running Time: 133 mins Box office takings $407 million 26th … Read more

Star Wars Movies 1977 – Present

A timeline of Star Wars Movies 25th May 1977 Star Wars: Episode IV: A New Hope Story order: 7 20th Century Fox Starring: Mark Hamil, Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher Running Time: 121 mins Box office takings $775 million 17th May 1980 Star Wars: Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back Story order: 8 20th Century Fox … Read more

Star Trek Movies 1979 – Present

A timeline of Star Trek Movies 7th December 1979 Star Trek – The Motion Picture Paramount Pictures Starring: William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy, George Takei Running Time: 132 mins Box office takings $139 million 4th June 1982 Star Trek II – The Wrath of Khan Paramount Pictures Starring: William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy, George Takei Running Time: … Read more