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  wikien.info: Main_Page : T/TI/TIM   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
This is a timeline of the history of Ireland.
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Timeline of Quebec history 1608 to 1662 1663 to 1759 1760 to 1773 This section of the Timeline of Quebec history concerns the events between the establishment of the Sovereign Council and the fall of Quebec.
www.wikien.info /browse.php?title=T/TI/TIM   (9596 words)

  
 Shroud History
The history of the Shroud of Turin can be best studied by dividing it into two specific categories.
It is a moment that would prove to be significant in Shroud history, since it catalyzed the interest of a diverse group of scientists that eventually would become the Shroud of Turin Research Project (STURP).
Walter McCrone lectures to the British Society for the Turin Shroud in London, again claiming the Shroud to be the work of a mediaeval artist who painted in iron oxide, using a very dilute tempera binding medium.
www.shroud.com /history.htm   (12803 words)

  
 The Patrin Web Journal - Timeline of Romani (Gypsy) History
The history of the Roma is one of continuous struggle and persecution.
British merchants and planters apply to the Privy Council to ship Gypsies to the Caribbean, avowedly to be used as slaves.
Ten days before Hitler is elected Chancellor of The Third Reich on January 30th, officials in Burgenland call for the withdrawal of all civil rights for Roma, and the introduction of clubbing as a punishment.
www.geocities.com /~patrin/timeline.htm   (9433 words)

  
 The British History Club: Timeline of British History
Alban, first British martyr, was killed for his faith in one of the few persecutions of Christians ever to take place on the island, during the governorship of Gaius Junius Faustinus Postumianus (there is controversy about the date of Alban's martyrdom.
British contingent led by Riothamus (perhaps a title, not a name), thought by some to be the original figure behind the legends of Arthur.
British, Bavarian and Austrian troops under Marlborough defeat the French at the Battle of Ramillies, and expel the French from the Netherlands.
www.britishhistoryclub.com /demo/britime.html   (10521 words)

  
 frontline: the opium kings: Opium Throughout History | PBS
The British Levant Company purchases nearly half of all of the opium coming out of Smyrna, Turkey strictly for importation to Europe and the United States.
The British dependence on opium for medicinal and recreational use reaches an all time high as 22,000 pounds of opium is imported from Turkey and India.
The British arrive in lower Burma, importing large quantities of opium from India and selling it through a government-controlled opium monopoly.
www.pbs.org /wgbh/pages/frontline/shows/heroin/etc/history.html   (2557 words)

  
 MidEast Web - Brief History of of Palestine, Israel the Israel-Palestine Conflict (Israeli-Palestinian Conflict, ...
The British were anxious to keep Palestine away from the French, and decided to ask for a mandate that would implement the Jewish national home of the Balfour declaration, a project that would be supported by the Americans.
However, British MPs and the Zionist movement sharply criticized the new policy and PM Ramsay McDonald issued a "clarification" stating that Jewish immigration would not be stopped.
This was not simply a return to the Balfour declaration repudiated by the British White Paper, but rather a restatement of Zionist aims that went beyond the Balfour declaration, and a determination that the British were in principle, an enemy to be fought, rather than an ally.
www.mideastweb.org /briefhistory.htm   (16936 words)

  
 A History of the Piano, 1157-2005   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
This history of the piano covers the period from the piano's invention to modern times, with background information on its predecessors in earlier centuries.
Before 1834 wire for instruments was made either from iron or brass, until Webster of Birmingham introduced steel wire.
It was first shown at the British Industries fair in 1935, where it was inspected by H. the Queen, and was played for her by Billy Mayerl.
www.uk-piano.org /history/history_1.html   (16338 words)

  
 A Brief History of Computing - Complete Timeline
British Mathematician George Boole devised binary algebra (Boolean algebra) paving the way for the development of a binary computer almost a century later.
The British mathematician and computer pioneer Alan Turing declared that one day there would be a machine that could duplicate human intelligence in every way and prove it by passing a specialized test.
Some AT compatible systems designed before the standard was introduced ran the bus at 12.5 MHz which causes some expansion cards to run hot, therefore becoming less efficient and slower therefore eventually 'tripping over' and violently crashing the computer.
trillian.randomstuff.org.uk /~stephen/history/timeline.html   (13045 words)

  
 Slavery Timeline 1400-1500 - a Chronology of Slavery, Abolition, and Emancipation   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
It also includes references to the most significant events taking place outside of the British zone of influence (in the fifteenth century that was most of the world) as well as some key events in the history of European exploration and colonisation.
Before 1400: Slavery had existed in Europe from Classical times and did not disappear with the collapse of the Roman Empire.
Although various forms of unfree labour were prevalent in Europe throughout its history, historians refer to 'Chattel Slavery', in which slaves are commodities to be bought and sold, rather than domestic servants or agricultural workers.
www.brycchancarey.com /slavery/chrono2.htm   (1030 words)

  
 Dreaming Online: Indigenous Australian Timeline
August 18 the British Government chose Botany Bay as a penal colony.
A protector of Aborigines is appointed but the Kaurna people, near Adelaide, are unable to maintain life as a group because of the expanding settlement and loss of their land.
A select committee of the British House of Commons said that Aborigines had a "plain right and sacred right" to their land.
www.dreamtime.net.au /indigenous/timeline2.cfm   (2878 words)

  
 A Computer Geek's History of the Internet   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
The Internet history from the perspective of a computer geek who likes knowing more than what the instructions simply tell us.
For most of the history of cryptography, a key had to be kept absolutely secret and would be agreed upon beforehand using a secure, but non-cryptographic, method; for example, a face-to-face meeting or a trusted courier.
Before being shut down in 2001, Napster had attracted 85 million registered users who were trading as many as 3 billion songs a month.
www.wbglinks.net /pages/history   (6893 words)

  
 History of the Printing Press - Invention of the Printing Press   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Before the invention of printing, multiple copies of a manuscript had to be made by hand, a laborious task that could take many years.
About 1457 Gutenberg also parted with his earliest-constructed founts of type, which he had made for the 40-line Bible,.Long before this Bible was printed the type had been used in an edition of the "Poem of the Last Judgment", and in the "Calendar for 1448", in editions of Donatus, and various other printed works.
Before 1500 some 2500 European cities had acquired presses.
www.ideafinder.com /history/inventions/story039.htm   (5022 words)

  
 Timeline of Waste 1500 - 1800 | AHRB Centre for Environmental History
By 1800, because of the success of efforts to reclaim waste lands, official estimates would reduce this to approximately one-fifth of the total area of England and Wales.
In early modern Japan human excrement was so valuable as a fertilizer (it would be stored for at least a month before being spread on the land) that in 1724 two groups from the Yamazaki and Taketsuki areas of the city of Osaka fought over rights to collect night soil from the city.
By the middle of the century the price for the human waste was so high that poorer farmers had difficulty in obtaining sufficient fertilizer, and incidents of its theft - depsite the threat of prison - are recorded in official records.
www.st-andrews.ac.uk /~waste/timeline/t-4.html   (355 words)

  
 13 Originals
The history of the original 13 colonies is a tangled tale indeed.
In 1664, after King Charles II decided to reclaim the territory between Virginia and New England, Peter Stuyvesant surrendered to English forces and New Amsterdam was given to the King's brother, the Duke of York, and renamed New York.
Although Rhode Island was one of the first colonies to embrace autonomy from the British and espouse Revolutionary ideals, it was the last of the 13 colonies to ratify the Federal Constitution and became a State in 1790.
www.timepage.org /spl/13colony.html   (4021 words)

  
 Chronology on the History of Slavery 1619 to 1789
And before they are suffered to go to their quarters, they have commonly something to do, as collecting herbage for the horses, or gathering fuel for the boilers; so that it is often past twelve before they can get home.
Before the 1790s, according to Genovese, slave resistance tended to draw inspiration from the African past, but the content of that past remains obscure in Genovese's vision.
It was some time before the Europeans found a more compendious way of procuring African slaves, by prevailing upon them to make war upon each other, and to sell their prisoners.
www.innercity.org /holt/slavechron.html   (17488 words)

  
 Professor Martha Carlin's Home Page
British Library: New catalogue of Cotton MSS Compiled by Dr Nigel Ramsay in 1990-97 to supplement and update the original Cotton MSS catalogue published by Joseph Planta in 1801.
History theses in the UK Searchable database of completed and in-progress doctoral theses and M.A. dissertations at universities in the UK, provided by the Institute of Historical Research.
British Library website on Medieval Food Features photographs, transcriptions and modern English translations of Middle English cookery manuscripts in the library's collection, and descriptions of the food of the period.
www.uwm.edu /~carlin   (9515 words)

  
 Strange Science: Timeline
This (by no means comprehensive!) list chronicles some of the major events in the history of paleontology and biology.
Unlike many older natural history repositories, this institution will admit any visitor, at least anyone meeting the museum's standards for dress and hygiene.
He will publish on this topic several more times before his death, but the experimental evidence will remain scant, perhaps in part because sufficient technology doesn't yet exist to test the hypothesis.
www.strangescience.net /timeline.htm   (11662 words)

  
 Geoffrey Nunberg - Timeline   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
This is a pretty arbitrary list of landmarks in the history of information (whatever those might be), which I compiled for the Encyclopedia Britannica with the historian Daniel Brownstein.
1500 B.C. Earliest organization of Vedas, an orally-transmitted collection of sacred literature, chants and hymns, in South Asia.
1500 Appearance of the parenthesis completes the modern repertory of standard punctuation symbols.
www-csli.stanford.edu /~nunberg/timeline.html   (5784 words)

  
 CanadaInfo: History & People: History Timeline
Daniel's Modification of: the History Timeline, Jan. 2003
In this war, the British and Canadians were victorious bringing heroes such as General Issac Brock to the forefront with the Queeston Heights, Stoney Creek, and Lundy's Lane battles.
The FLQ kidnaps British Trade Commissioner James Cross and murders Immigration Minister Pierre Laporte leading to the October Crisis and the implementation of the War Measures Act.
orion.math.uwaterloo.ca /~hwolkowi/canhisttimeline.html   (990 words)

  
 History of ChEn: Timeline
Before this, gasoline was an unwanted fraction of petroleum which caused many house fires because of its tendency to explode when placed in Kerosene lamps.
Higher octane gasoline helped the American and British fighters outperform their German counterparts.
Mid 1970's: Toxic releases including: the Kepone tragedy at Hopewell, VA; the PCB contamination of the Hudson River; and the PBB poisoning of cows in Michigan keep environment issues in the headlines.
www.pafko.com /history/h_time.html   (6115 words)

  
 British/English History
Encyclopedia of British History --"contains over 1,000 entries and is an attempt to show the history of Britain through the eyes of people from all levels of society.
HyperHistory Online 3,000 years of world history, the people, the events, the maps, covering science, technology, economy, culture, philosophy, art, music, poetry, religion, politics, war -- this is a chart of history, organized by date; includes people's lifelines; events section includes year by year events for this century
Members of Parliament: 1750-1850--Biographies of 60 Members of Parliament who had an important influence on British history.
www.accd.edu /pac/lrc/hist-engl.htm   (1090 words)

  
 Fashion in European Armor, 1400–1500 | Special Topics Page | Timeline of Art History | The Metropolitan Museum of ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
World Map, 1400-1600 A.D. Europe Map, 1400-1600 A.D. At the beginning of this period, by about 1420, the development of full plate armor—a defense enclosing almost the entire body with a system of steel plates articulated by rivets and leather straps—was complete.
Regional and national fashions in civilian costume had been developing and noted long before this period.
In armor, however, it is during the fifteenth century that certain characteristics in form, construction, and decoration can be seen, which are typical for different regions of Europe.
www.metmuseum.org /toah/hd/afas15/hd_afas15.htm   (736 words)

  
 Mental Health History Timeline
History of Bethlem before it was used for lunatics:
In 1500 there was an epidemic of syphilis across Europe and in 1505 it reached China.
It is also has the longest history in one place.
www.mdx.ac.uk /www/study/mhhtim.htm#1928   (7534 words)

  
 Future History (David Cary)
Timelines are a kind of map 3d_design.html#maps through part of idea_space.html.
Certainly I heard of _post_humanism before I ever heard of the Internet; it's an ideology (mostly undeveloped) in Bruce Sterling's Shaper/Mechanist future history (see, for example, _Schismatrix_); and the word pops up in a few postmodernist academic works (for example, Ihab Hassan's _The Right Promethean Fire_).
Deadline is July 31, 1998 and entries must be limited to 1500 words or less.
www.rdrop.com /~cary/html/future_history.html   (11431 words)

  
 Ap European History Review Resources   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
AP European History is a college level course provided for high school students...
The Advanced Placement European History course is considered a college-level course offered at the high school level.
A team of researchers at the University of Oregon in Eugene is leading a re-examination of AP courses in U.S. history, biology, chemistry, physics, European history, world history and environmental science.
www.totallyhistory.info /ap-european-history-review   (1737 words)

  
 History of Psychology Timeline (From -600 to 1899)
History of Psychology Timeline (From -600 to 1899)
The main events of the history of the psychology
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www.geocities.com /Athens/Delphi/6061/en_linha.htm   (1176 words)

  
 Medieval History
The History of the Jews in England 1066-1655
Oxford History of the Prison The Practice of Punishment in Western Society
The New Forest - a history illustrated with photographs - 1079 by William I
members.aol.com /TeacherNet/Medieval.html   (2742 words)

  
 Aronsson's Telecom History Timeline   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
This telecom history timeline has not been updated after September 2001.
This started out as a timeline for the history of telecommunication, but has grown to include most of information processing, computing, media, electricity, science, and transportation.
The timeline is a list of individual, verifiable events (points in time).
www.aronsson.se /hist.html   (19139 words)

  
 Costume History at The Costumer's Manifesto
Timelines of History, Today in History, World History
Fashion History and Costume Eras, Victorians to Haute Couture.
Outline lectures on all eras of English Political History before 1650 with pictures
www.costumes.org /history/100pages/costhistpage.htm   (556 words)

  
 1500 to 1670: Great Kings and Trade Empires
The original goal of all of them was money before political power, but they did not always stick to their original goal.
This information was kept secret by the Spanish and Portuguese until Dutch and English ships started to make trips to the Indies just before 1600.
Some of the subjects of the Pajajaran kingdom who did not convert to Islam left for the high mountains, and became the Badui people of West Java today.
www.gimonca.com /sejarah/sejarah02.shtml   (4749 words)

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