The Titanic 1907 – 1912

This timeline details the main events in the life of the ill fated liner Titanic 1907 (30th April) J Bruce Ismay and William James Pirrie decide to build a class of three liners, Titanic, Olympic and Britannic, that would compete in both speed and luxury with the Cunard Line for transatlantic passengers. 1908 (29th July) … 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

The Great Fire of London 1666

This timeline is a chronology of the Great Fire of London September 1666 Please note that some times given are approximations determined by the sequence of events for that day as noted in relevant sources. See also: The Great Plague 1665 1559 (during) Daniel Baker had warned that London would be destroyed by ‘a consuming … Read more