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  200s400s500s600s900s1100s1200s1300s1400s1500s1600s1700s1810s1830s1840s1850s1860s1870s1880s1890s1900s1910s1920s1930s1940s1950s1960s1970s1980s1990s BC AD 2589 BC: Building of the Giza Pyramids begins1800 BC: Alphabetic writing emerges890 BC: Approximate date for the composition of the Iliad   and the Odyssey  776 BC: First recorded Olympic Games384 BC: Birth of Aristotle30 BC: Cleopatra commits suicide79: Pompeii destroyed by eruption of Mount Vesuvius80: The Colosseum is completed453: Death of Attila the Hun1096: The First Crusade1066-1200: Middle English develops out of Old English1308-1321: Dante writes The Divine Comedy  1347-1351: The Black Death kills approximately a third of the population of Europe1620: The Pilgrims arrive in the Mayflower   at Cape Cod1665: First recipe for ice cream written down by Lady Anne Fanshawe 1667: Paradise Lost   is published 1692: Salem witch trials in Massachusetts1839: Robert Cornelius takes the first ever selfie1841: The word “dinosaur” is coined by Richard Owen1848: The California Gold Rush begins1861: American Civil War begins1893: New Zealand becomes the first country to enact women’s suffrage1897: Bram Stoker writes Dracula 1903: The Wright brothers make fly their first powered aircraft1908: The Ford Motor Company invents the Model T1912: Titanic sinks1914-1918: World War I1937: The Hindenburg explodes1939: World War II begins1945: World War II ends1947: Cold War begins1925: F. Scott Fitzgerald publishes The Great Gatsby  1929: Wall Street crash of 1929 and the beginning of the Great Depression1954: The first national color television broadcast in the US1956: Elvis Presley records for the first time 1959: Vietnam War begins 1971: Go Ask Alice   is first published1973: Pink Floyd’s The Dark Side of the Moon  is the highest selling album1977: Star Wars   is released in theaters1982: Michael Jackson’s Thriller   becomes the best-selling album of all time1983: The first Nintendo Entertainment System is released in Japan1985: Margaret Atwood publishes The Handmaid’s Tale  1989: Fall of the Berlin Wall1990: The World Wide Web is invented1991: Cold War ends1991: Nirvana releases Nevermind   1993: Lois Lowry publishes The Giver  1995: Garth Nix publishes Sabriel  1995: Clueless   is released in theaters1997: Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone   is published in the UK1999: Britney Spears releases … Baby One More Time  1962: Madeleine L’Engle publishes A Wrinkle in Time  1963: Martin Luther King Jr. delivers his “I Have a Dream” speech1969: Moon landing1969: Woodstock Festival1859: Charles Darwin publishes On the Origin of Species  1879: Thomas Edison tests his first light bulb1888: Jack the Ripper murders occur in Whitechapel, London1503: Leonardo da Vinci paints the Mona Lisa 1536: Anne Boleyn, Queen of England, is beheaded for adultery and treason1595: William Shakespeare publishes Romeo and Juliet   1439: Gutenberg is the first European to use movable type printing1481: Spanish Inquisition begins1726: Gulliver’s Travels   by Jonathan Swift is published 1775: The American Revolutionary War begins1789: The French Revolution begins1802: Beethoven performs his Moonlight Sonata  for the first time1813: Jane Austen publishes Pride and Prejudice  1818: Mary Shelley publishes Frankenstein 1820: Discovery of Antarctica874: Iceland is settled by Norsemen1206: Genghis Khan is declared Great Khan of the Mongols The Bronze Age 3200 BC - 600 BCDark Ages 500s - 800sHigh Middle Ages 1000 - 1300sThe Iron Age 600 BC - 1 BC Ancient Rome 753 BC - 500s AD Renaissance 1300s - 1500sThe Age of Enlightenment 1700s - 1800s Napoleonic Era 1799 - 1815Gilded Age1870s - 1900sMachine Age 1900s - 1945 Atomic Age1945 - 1970sInformation Age 1970s - present    Elizabethan Era 1550s - 1603   Romanticism 1800s - 1850 FOR MORE YA INFOGRAPHICS VISIT EPICREADS.COM LEGEND: Literary History Historical Events Pop Culture Wars and Battles  A Timeline of Young Adult Historical Fiction Made by Epic Reads
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