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WORLD TIMELINE
And India !

WORLD

INDIA


 
 
BC
70,000–7,000
 
Stone Age
7,000–3,300 BC   Mehrgarh Culture
3,300–1,700 BC   Indus Valley Civilization
2,560 BC   The Great Pyramid of Giza built (Egypt).
1,700–1,300 BC   Late Harappan Culture
1,500–500 BC   Vedic Civilization
1200–700 BC   Iron Age Kingdoms
1194-1184   Trojan War
700–300 BC   Maha Janapadas
600-500 BC   Gautama Buddha (6th Century BC)
684–26 BC   Magadha Empire
600-300 BC   Maurya Dynasty-1
321–184 BC   Maurya Dynasty-2
599-527 BC   Vardhaman Mahavira (Founder of Jainism in India)
469 - 399 BC   Socrates (Greece)
460-377 BC   Hippocrates (Greece)
200 BC–1279   Middle Kingdoms
     
AD   Jesus Christ (Christianity)
200-50   Sunga Dynasty (India)
250   Roman Empire
50-300   Kushana Dynasty (India)
399-414   Fa Hien (Chinese traveller in India - recorded events)
300-500   Gupta Dynasty (India)
500-750   Post Gupta Dynasty (India)
629-645   Hiu-en-Sang (2nd Chinese traveler in India)
700-750   Shankaracharya (Hindu Religious leader-India)
750-1250   Pala-Chandra-Seba Dynasty (India)
1486-1533   Chaitanya Mahaprabhu (Hindu ascetic from Bengal, India)
1542-1600   Akbar the Great (Great Mughal Emperor of India)
1654   Taj Mahal (India) built by Emperor Shah Jehan in memory of his wife Mumtaz
1690 Aug 24   Birth of Kolkata City. The English lease 3 villages from Sabarno Raychoudhury.
 
 
     
1757   . Battle of Plassey
1819-1901   . Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom etc.
1820   . Agri-Horticultural Society of India founded by William Carey in Alipore, Calcutta
1857   . Sepoy Mutiny in India
1901-1910   . Edward the VII - King of the United Kingdom etc.
1905   . Lord Curzon partitioned Bengal
. Einstein propounds the Special Theory of Relativity.
. Rotary movement founded in Chicago by Paul Harrisand three of his friends.
1907   . Ford introduces the Model-T car.
. Boy Scout's Movement launched.
1910   . Capital of India shifted from Calcutta to New Delhi.
1912   . The Titanic sinks around midnight.
1913   . Suffragette Movement in London.
1914 July  28   . World War - I starts
1914-1918   . George V - King of the United Kingdom etc
1914   . Panama Canal opens.
1915   . Einstein's General Theory of Relativity.
. Poison Gas used for the first time in the Second Battle of Ypres.
1917   . Pulitzer Prizes first awarded.
. October Revolution in Russia. 1918
. Worldwide influenza epidemic.
1918   . Nov 11 Armistice Day. World War I ends.
1919   . Rotary Club of Calcutta - the first Service Club in India organised on 26 September.
1920   . League of Nations formed.
. Oxford University admits women to degrees.
. Rotary Club of Calcutta Chartered. First in India
1923   . Mussolini captures power in Italy.
1929   . Gandhiji's Salt March.
. The Great Depression.
. Women were enfranchised in Britain in 1928.
. Alexander Flaming discovers penicillin.
1932   . Rotary propounds The 4-Way Test of the things we think, say or do.
1) Is it the TRUTH?
2) Is it FAIR to all concerned?
3) Will it build GOODWILL and BETTER FRIENDSHIP?
4) Will it be BENEFICIAL to all concerned?
1933   Hitler appointed Chancellor.
1934   Mao Zedong's Long March starts in China.
1936   Edward the VIII - King of the United Kingdom etc.
1936-1952   George the VI - King of the United Kingdom etc
1939   Outbreak of Second World War.
1940   . The miracle at Dunkirk.
. The surrender of France.
. The Battle of Britain.
1941   . Dec 07 Japan attacks Pearl Harbour.
. Siege of Leningrad.
1942   . Quit India Movement.
. Rommel defeated at El Alamain
1943   . D-Day
. My Birthday (Feb 14)
1945   . United States drops atomic bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki.
. End of Second World War.
1946   . First session of UNO
1947   . India wins independence. (Aug 15)
. Dead Sea scrolls discovered. 1949
. China becomes communist.
. NATO established.
1950   . India becomes a Republic.
. Korean War begins.
1952-   . Queen Elizabeth II - Queen of the United Kingdom etc.
1953   . Conquest of Everest. (Tenzing Norgay and Sir Edmund Hillary).
. DNA structure discovered.
1957   . Soviet satellite Sputnik launches the space age.
1958   . Mao Zedong launches the "Great Leap Forward".
. NASA founded.
1959   . International treaty makes Antarctica a scientific preserve
1962   . Cuban missile crisis.
. John Glenn, first American in orbit.
1963   . John F Kennedy, American President, assassinated in Dallas, Texas (Nov 22)
1965   . United States sends troops to Vietnam.
1968   . Martin Luther King Jr. and Robert Kennedy both assassinated.
1969   . ARPANET, precursor to the Internet, created.
. Neil Armstrong becomes the first man on the moon.
. Aswan high dam completed.
1973   . United States pulls out of Vietnam.
1975   . Civil war in Lebanon.
. Microsoft founded.
. Suez canal reopens. 1977
. Star Wars movie released.
1978   . IBM introduces the personal computer (PC).
. US Space Shuttle "Colombia" launched.
1985   . Famine in Ethiopia.
. Ozone layer hole discovered.
. Mikhail Gorbachev calls for Glasnost and Perestroika.
1986   . Challenger space shuttle explodes.
. USSR launches Mir space station.
. Chernobyl nuclear accident. 1987
. Rotary admits women.
. Pan Am Flight 103 explodes over Lockerbie, Scotland.
1989   . Berlin Wall falls.
. Students killed in Beijing's Tiananmen Square
1993   . Use of the internet grows exponentially.
. Establishment of European Union. 1994
1998   . India and Pakistan test nuclear weapons. 1999
. Euro introduced as the new European currency.
2001   . World Trade Centre collapses when terrorists fly hijacked airplanes into the
buildings, killing 5,000 people from 88 countries.
US Pentagon building also hit by a hijacked airplane and a fourth airliner
crashes in Pennsylvania without hitting a target.
. United States pursues terrorists in Afghanistan.
2002   . Euro launched.
     
 
 

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Updated: 07 Mar 2015

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