Presidents of the United States/ US Presidents 1789 – Present Day

This timeline details all US Presidents from 1789 to 2021 See also: Republican Presidential Tickets (Nominees) Democratic Presidential Tickets (Nominees) George Washington No Political Party 30th April 1789 – 4th March 1797 George Washington was unanimously elected first US President following the American War of Independence.  John Adams Federalist 4th March 1797 – 4th March … Read more

Donald John Trump 1946 –

Born – 14th June 1946 Father – Fred Trump (1905 – 1993) Mother – Mary MacLeod Trump (1912 – 2000) Spouses – m. 1977, div. 1992 – Ivana Zelnickova (b. 1949); m. 1993, div. 1999 – Marla Maples (b. 1963); m. 2005 – Melania Knauss (b. 1970) Children – by Ivana -Donald (b. 1977), Ivanka (b. … Read more

Pearl Harbor, Causes and Main Events 1919 – 1941

This timeline details the main causes and events of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor 1941 Please note: times shown are local times, where applicable Hawaii time has also been given. Causes 1919 (4th May) Paris Peace Conference The Paris Peace Conference held at the end of World War One, had given German rights in … Read more

Amendments to the United States Constitution 1791 – Present

 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 … Read more

Thomas Jefferson 1743 – 1826

Born – 2nd April 1743 Died – 4th July 1826 Father – Peter Jefferson (1708 – 1757) Mother – Jane Randolph (1720 – 1776) Spouse – m. 1772 – Martha Wayles Skelton (1748 – 1782) Children – Martha (Patsy) (1772 – 1836), Jane (1774 – 1775), unnamed son (1777), Mary (Polly) (1778 – 1804), Lucy … Read more

Democratic Party Presidential Tickets (Nominees) 1828 – Present

This timeline details Democratic Party Presidential Tickets (Nominees) See also: Republican Party Presidential Tickets 1828 Presidential Nominee: Andrew Jackson Vice Presidential Nominee: John C Calhoun Won the election 1832 Presidential Nominee: Andrew Jackson Vice Presidential Nominee: Martin Van Buren Won the election 1836 Presidential Nominee: Martin Van Buren Vice Presidential Nominee: Richard Mentor Johnson Won … Read more

Republican Party Presidential Tickets (Nominees) 1856 – Present

This timeline details Republican Party Presidential Tickets (Nominees) See also: Democratic Party Presidential Tickets 1856 Presidential Nominee: John C Fremont Vice Presidential Nominee: William L Dayton Lost election to James Buchanan 1860 Presidential Nominee: Abraham Lincoln Vice Presidential Nominee: Hannibal Hamlin Won the election 1864 Presidential Nominee: Abraham Lincoln Vice Presidential Nominee: Andrew Johnson Won … Read more

John Adams 1735 – 1826

Born – 30th October 1735 Died – 4th July 1826 Father – John Adams Sr (1691 – 1761) Mother – Susanna Boylston (1708 – 1797) Spouse – m. 1764 – Abigail Smith (1744 – 1818) Children – Abigail (1765 – 1813), John Quincy (1767 – 1848), Susannah (1768 – 1769), Charles (1770 – 1800), Thomas … Read more

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

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 which abolished slavery was passed by Congress. It was ratified by the House on 6th December 1865.  However, particularly in the southern states, black Americans were still subject to discrimination by … Read more

George Washington 1732 – 1799

Born – 22nd February 1732 Died – 14th December 1799 Father – Augustine Washington (1694 – 1743) Mother – Mary Ball (1709 – 1789) Spouse – m. 1759 – Martha Dandridge Custis (1731 – 1802) Children – None – stepchildren – John (1754 – 1781), Martha (1756 – 1773) President of the United States – … Read more

International Relations: The Cold War 1945 – 1991

This 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 1945 (4th – 11th February) Yalta … Read more

Lyndon Baines Johnson LBJ 1908 – 1973

Born – 27th August 1908 Died – 22nd January 1973 Father – Samuel Ealy Johnson (1877 – 1937) Mother – Rebekah Baines (1881 – 1958) Spouse – m. 1934 – Claudia Thompson (Lady Bird) (1912 – 2007) Children – Lynda (b. 1944), Luci (b. 1947) President of the United States – 1963 – 1969 Predecessor … Read more

JFK, President John Fitzgerald Kennedy 1917 – 1963

Born – 29th May 1917 Died – 22nd November 1963 (assassinated) Father – Joseph Kennedy (1888 – 1969) Mother – Rose Fitzgerald (1890 – 1995) Spouse – Jacqueline Bouvier (1929 – 1994) Children – Arabella (1956), Caroline (b. 1957), John (1960 – 1999), Patrick (1963) President of the United States – 1961 – 1963 Predecessor … Read more

World War Two/ Second World War 1939 – 1945

This timeline details the main events of World War Two also known as the Second World War and the years immediately preceding the outbreak of war 1931 1931 (18th September) Pacific Japan invaded Manchuria. China appealed to the League of Nations for support but Japan withdrew from the League. 1935 1935 (14th April) Europe Stresa … Read more