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 Battle Abbey 1066 – Present

Brian Epstein 1934 – 1967

Born – 19th September 1934 Died – 27th August 1967 Father – Harry Epstein Mother – Malka (Queenie) Epstein Spouse – None Children – None Known to History – Manager of The Beatles, Cilla Black, Gerry and the Pacemakers 1934 (19th September) Brian Samuel Epstein was born to Harry and Malka (known as Queenie) Epstein … Read more Brian Epstein 1934 – 1967

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 Boris Johnson 1964 – Present

Bay of Pigs Invasion 1961 Causes and Events

 This timeline details the Causes and Events of the Bay of Pigs Invasion of Cuba Long Term Causes 1868 (10th October) Ten Years’ War Cuba had been under control of Spain since it was discovered by the Spanish in 1492. Rich in sugar plantations, the land was exploited by the Spanish. Cuban nationals now demanded … Read more Bay of Pigs Invasion 1961 Causes and Events

World’s Tallest Structures 8000 BCE – Present

This timeline gives a chronological listing of the World’s tallest structures. We have used the definition of a structure to include buildings and towers that can be visited or climbed up. 8000 BCE (during) Tower of Jericho, Palestine 8.5 metres (28 feet) designed by unknown 2650 BCE (during) Step Pyramid, Saqqara, Egypt 62.5 metres (205 … Read more World’s Tallest Structures 8000 BCE – Present

David Bowie 1947 – 2016

Born – 8th January 1947 Died – 10th January 2016 Father – Haywood Stenton (John) Jones (1912 – 1969) Mother – Margaret Mary (Peggy) Burns (1913 – 2001) Spouses – m. 1970, div. 1980 – Angie Barnett (b. 1949), m. 1992 – Iman Abdulmajid (b. 1955) Children – by Angie – Duncan Zowie (b. 1971); … Read more David Bowie 1947 – 2016

Booker Prize Winners 1969 – Present

Booker Prize Winners 2019This timeline details the yearly Booker Prize Winners for works of Fiction written in English and published in the United Kingdom. It was known as the Booker-McConnell Prize from 1969 – 2001 (after the company that sponsored the event). It is now officially called the Man Booker Prize but is generally referred to as the Booker Prize.

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Charles Brandon Duke of Suffolk 1484 – 1585

Charles Brandon, Duke of Suffolk

Father – William Brandon
Mother – Elizabeth Bruyn
Spouses – Margaret Neville, Anne Browne, Mary Tudor, Catherine Willoughby
Children – by Anne Browne – Anne, Mary; by Mary Tudor – Henry, Frances, Eleanor, Henry; by Catherine Willoughby – Henry, Charles

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Nikolai Bukharin 1888 – 1938

Born – 27th September 1888 Died – 15th March 1938 – executed Father – Ivan Gavrilovich Bukharin Mother – Liubov Ivanovna Bukharin Spouses – Esfir Gurvich; m. 1934 – Anna Larina (1914 – 1996) Children –  by Esfir – Svetlana (1922 -2003); by Anna Larina – Yuri Larin (b. 1936)  Known to History – Bolshevik revolutionary … Read more Nikolai Bukharin 1888 – 1938

King Burgred of Mercia fl 870

Born – not known Died – not known Father – not known Mother – not known  Spouse – Aethelswith (m. 853) Children – not known King of Mercia – 852 – 874 Preceded by Beorhtwulf – 840 – 852 Succeeded by Ceolwulf – 874 – 883 852 (during) Burgred succeeded Beorhtwulf as King of Mercia. … Read more King Burgred of Mercia fl 870

Brexit Key Events 2013 –

This timeline shows the key events in Brexit – the withdrawal of the United Kingdom from the European Union. 2013 (23rd January) Prime Minister David Cameron made a speech promising the people of the United Kingdom a referendum on Britain’s membership of the European Union if his Conservative Party won the next General Election. 2015 … Read more Brexit Key Events 2013 –

The Beatles 1956 – 1970, Discography to Present Day

Formed – 1956  Members – John Lennon (1957 – 1970), Paul McCartney 1957 – 1970 , George Harrison (1960 – 1970), Stuart Sutcliffe (1960 – 61), Pete Best (1960 – 62), Ringo Starr (1962 – 1970) From – Liverpool, England First Hit -1962 – ‘Love Me Do’ First Number 1 – 1963  ‘From Me To You’ … Read more The Beatles 1956 – 1970, Discography to Present Day

Harald Bluetooth King of Denmark 910 – 986

Harald BluetoothFather – Gorm the Old
Mother – Thyra Danebod
Spouse – Gunhilda, Gyrid, Tove
Children – Thyra, Sweyn, Hakon, Gunhilda
King of Denmark – 958 – 986
Predecessor – Gorm the Old 936 – 958
Successor – Sweyn I Forkbeard 986 – 1014

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Anne Boleyn c1501 – 1536

Born – c1501 Died – 19th May 1536 (executed) Father – Thomas Boleyn (1477 – 1539) Mother – Elizabeth Howard (1480 – 1538) Spouse – m. 1533 – King Henry VIII (1491 – 1547) Children – Queen Elizabeth I (1533 – 1601) Queen Consort of England 1533 – 1536 Preceded by – Catherine of Aragon … Read more Anne Boleyn c1501 – 1536

BBC Sports Personality of the Year 1954 – Present Day

This timeline details the winners of the BBC Sports Personality of the Year from 1954 to present day 1954 Christopher Chataway – Athletics 1955 Gordon Pirie – Athletics 1956 Jim Laker – Cricket 1957 Dai Rees – Golf 1958 Ian Black – Swimming 1959 John Surtees – Motorcycle racing 1960 David Broome – Show jumping … Read more BBC Sports Personality of the Year 1954 – Present Day

The Black Death 1346 – 1353

This timeline is a chronology of the spread of the Black Death that reached Europe in the mid 14th century killing around 50 million people – possibly as many as two thirds of the population. It was originally thought that the disease was spread by black rats, but due to the rate of spread and the … Read more The Black Death 1346 – 1353