So… what comes next?

1200 – The Mongolian Empire is founded

1210 – The Magna Carta is written

1220 – ‘Trial by ordeal’ is abolished in England!

1230 – The Treaty of York is signed

1240 – The Aztec Empire is founded

1250 – Fibonacci dies. 0 1 1 2 3 5 8 13 21 34 55 89 144 233 377 610 987 1597 2584

1260 – The Opus Majus is written

1270 – …the Ninth (and last) Crusade…

1280 – The Thai alphabet is composed

1290 – The Ottoman Empire is founded

1300 – William Wallace dies.

1310 – …the Great Famine of 1315 – 1317…

1320 – Tenochtitlan is founded

1330 – …the Hundred Years’ War begins…

1340 – …BLACK DEATH…

1350 – The Hanseatic League is founded

1360 – Nagarakretagama is written

1370 – Earliest reference to playing cards! A2345678910JQKJOKER

1380 – The Peasants’ Revolt

1390 – The Medici Bank i$ founded

1400 – …T h e R e n a i s s a n c e

1410 – Perspective is discovered!

1420 – …the Siege of Orleans…

1430 – The printing press is invented!

1440 – The Vatican Library is founded

1450 – The Byzantine Empire collapses.

1460 – The works of Plato are translated into Latin

1470 – Oldest recorded game of chess is played!

1480 – The Vitruvian Man is drawn!

1490 – The Americas are contacted!

1500 – The Statue of David is sculpted!

1510 – …T h e R e f o r m a † i o n

1520 – First circumnavigation of the globe!

1530 – The Church of England is founded

1540 – …T h e S c i e π t i f i c R e v o l u t i o π

1550 – First recorded use of the = sign!

1560 – The pencil is invented!

1570 – Imaginary numbers are defined!

1580 – The Spanish Armada

1590 – “Knowledge Is Power”

1600 – …the Gunpowder Plot… (remember?)

1610 – Heliocentricity is proven!

1620 – ♪ The modern violin is invented ♪

1630 – …the trial of Galileo Galilee…

1640 – “Cogito Ergo Sum”

1650 – …T h e E n l i g h t e n m e n t

1660 – …the Great Fire of London…

1670 – Bacteria are discovered!

1680 – Gravity is discovered!

1690 – …the Salem witch trials…

1700 – The United Kingdom is founded

1710 – The steam engine is invented!

1720 – ♪ The Four Seasons is composed ♪

1730 – The automaton is invented!

1740 – …the War of Austrian Succession…

1750 – Electricity of lightning is discovered!

1760 – …T h e I n d u s t r i a l R e v o l u t i o n

1770 – The American Revolution

1780 – The hot air balloon is invented!

1790 – The French Revolution

1800 – …the Napoleonic Wars…

1810 – The locomotive is invented!

1820 – The camera is invented!

1830 – The electric motor is invented!

1840 – Communism is developed

1850 – Evolution is discovered!

1860 – …the United States Civil War…

1870 – The telephone is invented!

1880 – The automobile is invented!

1890 – The combustion engine is invented!

1900 – The aeroplane is invented!

1910 – …World War I…

1920 – The television is invented!

1930 – …the Great Depre$$ion…

1940 – …World War II…

1950 – …the Cold War begins…

1960 – The Moon landing!

1970 – The personal computer is invented!

1980 – The Internet is invented!

1990 – The Cold War ends!

2000 – …September 11…

So… what comes next?

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