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

King Canute the Great of England, Denmark and Norway 995 – 1035

Born – 995 Died – 12th November 1035 Father – King Sweyn Forkbeard (960 – 1014) Mother – Gunhilda (d. 1014) Spouses – m. 1013 – Aelfgifu of Northampton (b. 990); m. 1017 – Emma of Normandy (985 – 1052) Children – by Aelfgifu – Sweyn (1015 – 1037), King Harold I (1016 – 1040), … Read more

Royal Consorts of England and Britain 940 – Present

This timeline details all Royal Consorts of England and Britain from 940 to present day The majority of royal consorts have been Queen consorts and are the wife of the reigning king. To date there have been five married Queens. Of these, Mary I gave her husband the title King consort but he lost the … Read more

Clarice Orsini 1450 – 1488

Born – c.1450 Died – 30th July 1488 Father – Iacopo Orsini Mother – Maddalena Orsini Spouse – Lorenzo de Medici (1449 – 1492) Children – Lucrezia (1470 – 1553), un-named twins (1471), Piero the Unfortunate (1472 – 1503), Maddalena (1473 – 1528), Contessina Beatrice (1474), Giovanni (1475 – 1521), Luisa (1477 – 1488), Contessina … Read more

Contessina de Bardi 1390 – 1473

Born – 27th September 1390 Died – October 1473 Father – Alessandro di Sozzo de’Bardi Mother – Cammilla Pannocchieschi Spouse – Cosimo de Medici (1389 – 1464) Children – Piero (1416 – 1469), Giovanni (1421 – 1463) 1390 (27th September) Contessina de Bardi was born to Alessandro di Sozzo de’Bardi and Cammilla Pannocchieschi in Florence. … Read more

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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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

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

Carry On Movies 1958 – 1992

A timeline of Carry On Movies 1958 – 1992 31st August 1958 Carry On Sergeant Running Time: 84 mins 5th March 1959 Carry On Nurse Running Time: 86 mins 3rd September 1959 Carry On Teacher Running Time: 97 mins 25th February 1960 Carry On Constable Running Time: 86 mins 23rd March 1961 Carry On Regardless … Read more

American Civil Rights Movement 1865 – 1968

 This timeline details the main events of the American Civil Rights Movement 1865 (31st January) 13th Amendment This amendment to the United States Constitution abolished slavery. However, particularly in the southern states, black Americans were still subject to discrimination by white supremacists and state laws known as Black Codes. These codes were enacted by individual … Read more

Martin Luther King 1929 – 1968

Born – 15th January 1929 Died – 4th April 1968 – assassinated Father – Rev Michael King (1899 – 1984) Mother – Alberta Williams (1904 – 1974) Spouse – m. 1953 – Coretta Scott (1927 – 2006) Children – Yolanda (1955 – 2007), Martin (b. 1957), Dexter (b. 1961), Bernice (b. 1963) Known to History … Read more

Malcolm Canmore King of Scotland 1031 – 1093

Malcolm Canmore King of Scotland

Father – King Duncan I of Scotland
Mother – Suthen
Spouses – Ingibiorg Finnsdottir, Margaret of Scotland
Children – by Ingibiorg – Duncan, Donald, Malcolm; by Margaret – Edward, Edmund, Ethelred, Edgar, Alexander, Edith, Mary, David
King of Scotland – 1058 – 1093
Predecessor – Lulach – 1057 – 1058
Successor – Donald III – 1093 – 1094

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Prince Charles, Duke of Cornwall 1948 – Present

Born – 14th November 1948 Father – Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh (b.1921) Mother – Queen Elizabeth II (b.1926) Spouses – Diana Spencer (1961 – 1997), Camilla Parker-Bowles (b.1947) Children – by Diana – William (b.1982), Harry (b.1984) Prince of Wales – 1969 – Present Predecessor – Prince Edward – 1910 – 1936 1948 (14th … Read more

Cosimo de Medici 1389 – 1464

Born – 27th September 1389 Died – 1st August 1464 Father – Giovanni di Bicci de Medici (1360 – 1429) Mother – Piccarda Bueri (1368-1433) Spouse – Contessina de Bardi (1390 – 1473) Children – by Contessina – Piero (1416 – 1469), Giovanni (1421 – 1463), illegitimate – Carlo (1430 – 1492) Lord of Florence … Read more

Catherine the Great 1729 – 1796

Born – 2nd May 1729 Died – 16th November 1796 Father – Christian August, Prince of Anhalt-Zerbst (1690 – 1747) Mother – Princess Johanna Elisabeth of Holstein-Gottorp (1712 – 1760) Spouse – m. 1745 – Tsar Peter III of Russia (1728 – 1762) Children – by Peter III – Paul I of Russia (1754 – … Read more