Christopher Columbus 1451 – 1506

Born – September 1451 Died – 20th May 1506 Father – Domenico Colombo (1418 – 1496) Mother – Susanna Fontanarossa (1435 – 1489) Spouse – m. 1479 – Filipa Moniz Perestrelo (c1455 – c1484) Mistress – from 1487 – Beatriz EnrĂ­quez de Arana (1465 – 1521) Children – by Filipa – Diego (1480 – 1526); … Read more Christopher Columbus 1451 – 1506

Space Travel and Exploration 1926 – Present Day

This timeline details a history of space travel and exploration including details of the Space Race between the USA and the USSR. First Rockets 1926 (16th March) The first liquid fuelled rocket was launched by Robert Goddard. 1929 (17th July) Robbert Goddard launched a rocket carrying a barometer and a camera from Auburn, Massachussetts. 1942 … Read more Space Travel and Exploration 1926 – Present Day

International Relations: The Cold War 1945 – 1991

Cold WarThis timeline details the main events of the period known as the Cold War and is linked to the GCSE topic International Relations: The Cold War Era 1945 – 1991

See Also:
Leaders of the Soviet Union 1922 – 1991
Presidents of the United States 1789 – Present day

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East India Company 1600 – 1873

This timeline details the activities of the East India Company from its beginnings in 1600 to its dissolution in 1873 1600 (31st December) The Company of Merchants of London trading into the East Indies was founded by a Royal Charter signed by Elizabeth I. The charter gave them a monopoly on trade with any country … Read more East India Company 1600 – 1873