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Iranian Revolution
Shang kingdom in China
Haitian Revolution
Rome legalizes Christianity
rise of Sumerians in southern Mesopotamia
First Gulf War*
Norman conquest of England
Nicholas II is tsar of Russia*
nationalization of Suez Canal
beginning of Kievan Rus
Charlemagne crowned Holy Roman Emperor
rise of Ottomans*
first Christian Crusade
start of the Great Depression
end of Pax Romana
British Raj in India*
Judaism begins with Abraham
rise of feudalism in Japan**
Golden Age of Athens*
India and Pakistan gain independence
beginning of Industrial Revolution
French Revolution*
Zhou Dynasty*
Ottomans conquer Constantinople
spread of Buddhism in China*
Zheng He voyages*
Mexican Revolution begins
fall of Western Roman Empire
British abolish slavery
rise of Islam**
Mauryan dynasty*
Cortez conquers the Aztecs
Qing dynasty*
abolition of slavery in Brazil
Sakoku Edict begins Japanese isolationism
the Enlightenment**
UN created
Chinese Revolution (not Communist Revolution)
founding of Manila
Cuban Missile Crisis
first Palestinian Intifada
World War II*
Yuan Dynasty*
Communist Revolution in China
lifetime of Alexander the Great*
fall of the Berlin Wall
Hitler becomes chancellor Germany
Scientific Revolution*
birth of Israel
Battle of Tours
reign of Genghis Khan*
second Ottoman Siege of Vienna
Russian Revolution
Ming Dynasty*
Mansa Musa's pilgrimage
Tiananmen Square Massacre
Vasco da Gama reaches India
Italian invasion of Ethiopia
beginnings of agriculture*
Napoleonic Wars*
Japanese invasion of Manchuria
rise of Roman Empire
Monroe Doctrine
Ottoman Empire*
Cold War*
creation of European Economic Community
Diaz rounds the Cape of Good Hope
4th Crusade takes Constantinople
Marco Polo's travels*
Battle of Sekigahara in Japan
Treaty of Horowitz
Greek Golden Age**
reign of Ivan the Terrible in Russia*
domestication of animals
Berlin Conference divides Africa*
Umayyad Caliphate*
founding of Jamestown
Seven Years War*
Bronze Age
Dutch Boers colonize South Africa
Russo-Japanese War*
first all-race elections in South Africa
Chinese Cultural Revolution
Pearl Harbor and entry of US into WWII
Kingdom of Mali founded
unification of Italy
fall of Soviet Union
British East India Co. takes over India
founding of the Mughal Empire
Battle of Lepanto
Second Sino-Japanese War*
Bandung conference
Tanzimat reforms in Ottoman Empire*
reign of Peter the Great in Russia*
Emancipation Proclamation
Second Boer War*
Pizarro conquers the Inca
Adam Smith writes The Wealth of Nations
Black Death arrives in Europe
reign of Justinian*
Tokugawa Shogunate*
Six Day War
Black Death in Asia*
unification of Egypt
start of transatlantic slave trade
de-Stalinization launched
World War I
first Ottoman Siege of Vienna
rise of Hinduism*
Korean War*
founding of Indian National Congress
Song Dynasty*
founding of Roman Republic
9/11 attacks on US
reign of Louis XIV in France*
Treaty of Versailles
unification of Germany
beginnings of trans-Saharan trade routes**
Heian period in Japan**
Yom Kippur War
Tang Dynasty
Communist Manifesto published
Commodore Perry goes to Japan from the US
Han dynasty*
Roman capital moves to Constantinople
Martin Luther's 95 Theses
Vietnamese defeat French at Dien Bien Phu
start of Ibn Battuta's travels
Gupta Dynasty*
30 Years War*
First Opium War*
American Revolutionary War*
rise of the Aztec Empire (Tenochtitlan founded)
spread of Christianity
Spanish American War
Cuban Revolution
Battle of Manzikert
rise of Indus River Valley
emancipation of serfs in Russia
Meiji Restoration
Axial Age**
Rwandan Genocide
Latin American wars of independence*
English Bill of Rights
Columbus' expedition
end of apartheid in South Africa
Abbasid Caliphate*
first slaves brought to the Americas
Year of Africa
British defeat the Spanish Armada
Sepoy Mutiny
Qin dynasty*
Congress of Vienna*
Italian Renaissance*
Great Schism
Indian Independence Struggle*

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