Harry Gordon (Mr) Selfridge 1858 – 1947

Born – 11th January 1858 Died – 8th May 1947 Father – Robert Oliver Selfridge Mother – Lois Selfridge Spouse –  m. 1890 – Rosalie Buckingham Children – Chandler (1891), Rosalie (1893 – 1977), Violette (1897 – 1996), Harry (Gordon) (1900 – 1976), Beatrice (1901 – 1990) Known to History – Founder of Selfridges department … Read more

King Henry I of England 1068 – 1135

Born – Summer 1068 Died – 1st December 1135 Father – William I (Conqueror) (1027 – 1087) Mother – Matilda of Flanders (1032 – 1083) Spouse – m. 1100 – Edith of Scotland (1080 – 1118) Children – Adeleide (Empress Matilda) (1102 – 1167), William Aetheling (1103 – 1120); 22 illegitimate children including: Robert of … Read more

Battle of Hastings 14th October 1066

This timeline details the background to and events of the Battle of Hastings, 14th October 1066 Please note times given for the battle of Hastings are based on known times and sequence of events Background 1042 (8th June) Edward the Confessor, son of Aethelred the Unready and Emma of Normandy succeeded his half-brother Harthacnut as … Read more

King Harald Hardrada of Norway 1016 – 1066

Born – c.1015 Died – 25th September 1066 Father – Sigurd Syr (d. c.1018) Mother – Asta Gudbrandsdatter (c. 980 – 1030) Spouses – m. 1045 – Ellisif of Kiev (1025 – 1067), m. 1048 – Tora Torbergsdatter (b. 1025) Children – By Ellisif – Ingegerd (1046 – 1120), Maria (d. 1066), by Tora – … Read more

Historical Time Periods

This timeline gives a chronological listing of all historical time periods from prehistory to present day Prehistory – 6 million years ago – 3600 BCE Stone Age All regions 3.4 million years ago – 2000 BCE Ancient Mesopotamia Area from Persian Gulf to Mediterranean Sea 4000 BCE – 2600 BCE Ancient History – 3600 BCE … Read more

Henry Stafford 1425 – 1471

Born – c1425 Died – 4th October 1471 Father – Humphrey Stafford Duke of Buckingham (1402 – 1460) Mother – Anne Neville (1414 – 1480) Spouse – m. 1458 – Margaret Beaufort (1443 – 1509) Children – None Known to History – Son of Duke of Buckingham, husband of Margaret Beaufort 1425 (around) Henry Stafford … Read more

King Harold II (Godwinson) of England 1022 – 1066

Born – 1022 Died – 14th October 1066 Father – Earl Godwin of Wessex (1001 – 1053) Mother – Gytha Thorkelsdottir (c1000 – c1072) Spouses – m. 1045 – Edith the Fair (Swanneck), m. 1066 – Edith of Mercia Children – by Edith Swanneck – Godwin, Edmund, Magnus, Gunhilda, Gytha; by Edith of Mercia – … Read more

King Harthacnut of England and Denmark 1018 – 1042

Born – 1018 Died – 8th June 1042 Father – King Canute (995 – 1035) Mother – Emma of Normandy (985 – 1052) Spouse – Not married  Children – No children King of Denmark – 1035 – 1042 Predecessor – Canute 1018 – 1035 Successor – Magnus the Good – 1042 – 1047 King of … Read more

King Harold I (Harefoot) of England 1016 – 1040

Born – 1016 Died – 17th March 1040 Father – King Canute (995 – 1035) Mother – Aelfgifu of Northampton (b. c990) Spouse – Aelfgifu (dates unknown) Children – Aelfwine (dates unknown) King of England – 1037 – 1040 Predecessor – King Canute the Great – 1016 – 1035 Successor – King Harthacnut – 1040 – … Read more

Henry Grey, Duke of Suffolk 1517 – 1554

Born – 17th January 1517 Died – Executed 23rd February 1554 Father – Thomas Grey, Marquess of Dorset (1477 – 1530) Mother – Margaret Wotton (1485 – 1535) Spouse – Frances Brandon (1517 – 1559) Children – Jane (1537 – 1554), Katherine (1540 – 1568), Mary (1545 – 1578); by Adrian Stokes – Elizabeth (1555 … Read more

Adolf Hitler 1889 – 1945

Born – 20th April 1889 Died – 30th April 1945 Father – Alois Hitler (1837 – 1903) Mother – Klara Pölzl (1860 – 1907) Spouse – m.1945 – Eva Braun (1912 – 1945) Children – No children Chancellor of Germany – 1933 – 1945 Preceded by – Kurt von Schleicher – 1932 – 1933 Succeeded … Read more

Hungarian Revolution 1956

 This timeline details the main events of the Hungarian Revolution, also known as the Hungarian Uprising of 1956 See Also: International Relations: The Cold War 1945 – 1991 Long Term Causes 1940 (20th November) Tripartite Pact Hungary signed this Pact and joined the Axis Powers in World War Two. 1944 (early) Hungarian Prime Minister, Miklos … Read more

Atlantic Hurricanes and Storms 2019

This timeline details all Atlantic Hurricanes and Storms for 2019 Subtropical Storm Andrea May 20th to 21st Areas Affected: Bermuda Category 1 Hurricane Barry July 11th to 15th Areas Affected: Eastern United States Tropical Storm Chantal August 21st – 24th Areas Affected: East Coast United States Category 5 Hurricane Dorian August 24th to September 7th … Read more

Atlantic Hurricanes and Storms 2018

This timeline details all Atlantic Hurricanes and Storms for 2018 Subtropical Storm Alberto May 25th to 31st Areas Affected: Cayman Islands, Cuba, Ontario, South east USA, Mid West USA, Yucatan Peninsula Category 1 hurricane Beryl July 5th to 16th Areas Affected: Lesser Antilles, Bahamas, Bermuda, East Cuba, Domincan Republic, Haiti, Puerto Rico Category 2 hurricane … Read more

Prince Harry Duke of Sussex 1984 –

Born – 15th September 1984 Father – Prince Charles (b. 1948) Mother – Diana Spencer (1961 – 1997) Spouse – m. 2018 – Meghan Markle (b. 1981) Children – Archie Harrison (b. 2019) 1984 (15th September) Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex was born Henry Charles Albert David to Prince Charles and Lady Diana at the … Read more

Henry Fitzroy, Duke of Richmond 1519 – 1536

Born – 15th June 1519 Died – 23rd July 1536 Father – King Henry VIII Mother – Bessie Blount Spouse – Mary Howard Children – No children Titled – Duke of Richmond 1519 (15th June) Henry Fitzroy, was born illegitimately to Henry VIII and Elizabeth (Bessie) Blount, who had been a maid of honour to … Read more

Kathryn Howard c1521 – 1542

Born – 1521 Died – 13th February 1542 Father – Edmund Howard (1478 – 1539) Mother – Jocasta Culpeper (1480 – 1528) Spouse – King Henry VIII (1491 – 1547) Children – None Queen Consort of England – 1540 – 1542 1521 (around) Kathryn Howard (Catherine Howard) was born to Lord Edmund Howard (son of … Read more

Atlantic Hurricanes and Storms 2012

This timeline details all Atlantic Hurricanes and Storms for 2012 Tropical Storm Alberto May 19th to 22nd Areas Affected: Florida Tropical Storm Beryl May 26th to 30th Areas Affected: Bahamas, Cuba, Florida Category 1 Hurricane Chris June 18th to 22nd Areas Affected: Bermuda, Eastern Canada Tropical Storm Debby June 23rd to 27th Areas Affected: Bermuda, … Read more

Atlantic Hurricanes and Storms 2013

This timeline details all Atlantic Hurricanes and Storms for 2013 Tropical Storm Andrea June 5th to 7th Areas Affected: Eastern USA, Eastern Canada, Cuba, Yucatan Peninsula Tropical Storm Barry June 17th to 20th Areas Affected: Belize, Mexico Tropical Storm Chantal July 7th to 10th Areas Affected: Antilles, Puerto Rico, Hispaniola Tropical Storm Dorian July 23rd … Read more

Atlantic Hurricanes and Storms 2014

This timeline details all Atlantic Hurricanes and Storms for 2014 Category 2 Hurricane Arthur July 1st to 5th Areas Affected: Bahamas, North Carolina USA, Eastern Canada Category 1 Hurricane Bertha August 1st to 6th Areas Affected: Antilles, Puerto Rico, Hispaniola, Cuba, Eastern USA, Western Europe Category 1 Hurricane Cristobal August 23rd to 29th Areas Affected: … Read more