Vietnam War Causes and Events 1887 – 1978

This timeline details the main events of the conflict between the USA and Vietnam known as the Vietnam War and those events that are considered long term and short term causes of the war. Long Term Events 1887 (17th October) France took control of  Vietnam, Cambodia and Laos, collectively known as Indochina at the time. … Read more

Queen Victoria of Great Britain and Ireland 1819 – 1901

Born – 24th May 1819 Died – 22nd January 1901 Father – Edward, Duke of Kent (1767 – 1820) Mother – Victoria of Saxe-Saalfield-Coburg (1786 – 1861) Spouse – m. 1840 Albert of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha (1819 – 1861) Children – Victoria (1840 – 1901), King Edward VII (1841 – 1910), Alice (1843 – 1878), … Read more