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  • Olduvai Hand axe found to be at = least 1.2 Million years old. (1.2M)
  • First fishing hooks found on a = Pacific Island.
    Certainly hooks have been around much longer. (42000 BC)
  • Swimming Reindeer found to be = from 11000 BC. (11000 BC)
  • Jade axe found in England which = came from Alps.(4000 BC)
  • Standard of UR found to be from = around 2600 BC.(2600 BC)
  • Mold's gold cape found to be from = around 1800 BC.(1800 BC)
  • Famous Minoan Bull Leaper from = Crete dated to 1700 BC.(1700 BC)
  • Battle of Kadesh --- Egyptians = led by Ramesses the Great against Hittites(1275 BC)
  • Crisis under Caligula, = proposed as the first open break between Rome and the Jews. (37 - 41)
  • Rome attacks and builds = fortifications on the British Isles. -- (43 AD - 535)
  • Battle of Medway --- which was = during the second Roman invasion. - (43 - 44)
  • Boadicea Queen of Scotland = (Northumbria) defeats
    the Romans / then she is defeated - Over 60,000 murdered = by Romans (62 AD - 70 AD)
  • Battle of Mons Graupius = (Scotland) where Roman General Agricola defeats Scot's -- (83)
  • Hadrians Wall built in Scotland = -- (120 - 142)
  • Rome builds Antoines Wall north = of Hadrians Wall between
    the Firth of Forth and the Firth of Clyde -- = (142 - 162)
  • Emperor Severus forbids = Christian conversion.-- (202 )
  • Rome retreats behind Hadrians = wall -- (162 - 208 )
  • Rome's Servius tries to = refortify Antoines Wall -- (208 - 210)
  • Rome's Servius flee's behind = Hadrians wall and into York where he stays for 40 years -- (210 - = 250)
  • Saxons begin their shore fort = system in England(270)
  • Constantine the Great or Saint Constantine(272-337)
  • Edict of Milan - Constantine = claims to accept all religions (313)
  • Pelagius born (probably in = Scotland or Ireland)(354)
  • Augustine of Hippo born the same = date as Pelagius.(354)
  • Picts (from Alba) attack Romans in = Britain (360)
  • Theodosius drives Picts and = Scots out of Britain (369)
  • Magnus Maximus (a Spaniard) = proclaims
    himself Emperor of Britain and captures Spain, Gaul and Italy.(383)
  • Theodosus now of Eastern Empire = defeats Magnus Maximus.(395)
  • Stilicho - Roman commander in = Britain repels attack of Picts, Irish and Saxons.(397)
  • Stilicho returns to Rome to fend = off the attack of
    Alaric and the Visigoths -conscripted troops from = Britain soon follow(405)
  • Pelagius teaches that man can = choose to be moral or not
    without divine aid. He claims as they had for years = before and
    that his countrymen were not bad because they did not know = Jesus. He claims a child is not born into "original sin" and is thus = sinless.
    The Roman Church opposed him with most the main opposition coming from = Augustine of Hippo.
    The Eastern Orthodox church is still silent on this issue.(405)
  • Rome and Britain lose contact = when Alans,
    Vandals and Burundians attack Gaul
  • Britain's Roman Army mutinies = and
    Pics, Scots, and Saxons take over(408)
  • Rome becomes almost = inconsequential as a power on the British Isles. -- (409)
  • Britain's gain their freedom = from Rome
    while the Goths under Alaric sack Rome.(409)
  • Rome is on the British Isles = .........................................................................= ... = .........................................................................= ....... Rome is off the British Isles (43AD - 535)
  • Pope Zosimus at the Council of = Carthage denies Pelagianism. Carthage is where Pleagius and Augustine have the = greatest fight.(417)
  • The Birth of Saint Patrick is = claimed in 423 and his subsequent capture by Irish tribes.
    Patrick escapes = then voluntarily returns to Ireland to spread Christian words...(423-493)
  • Vortigern brings Germanic = mercenaries to
    the area of Dorchester apon Tyne in Britain.(428)
  • Saxon settlement in the British = Isles increases. -- (452)
  • Battle of Aylesford where Brits = try to stand against Saxons -- (456)
  • Battle of Wippedsfleet of = Richborough - Brits defeat the Saxons -- (465)
  • Britain rebuilds (and Arthur is = said to be born.) -- (465)
  • Rome asks for British help to = fight the Visigoths, -- (469)
  • Romes British force is wiped out = .-- (469)
  • The Battle of Mons Badonicus = between the Britons and invading Saxons
    as taken from Monks records
    Some = think it was Arthur who won the battle in Scotland -- (500)
  • At Mons Badonicus or Mount Badon; = King Esla and Cedric of Wessex defeated -- (500)
  • Saxons return to their enclaves = and a generation of peace begins. -- (500)
  • British Roman life erodes with = corrupt leadership and civil turmoil while the Saxons prepare for their attacks.(500)
  • Gothic War of (535=C2=96554) = begins. The Eastern Roman Empire fights Ostrogothic Italy (535=C2=96554)
  • Baduila aka Totila became king of = the Ostrogoths from (541=C2=96552). Totila was once the sword bearer for = the Visigoth - Theodoric the Great." (535=C2=96554)
  • The Lazic War (Colchic War), = also known as the Great War of Egrisiought between the Byzantine Empire
    and = Sassanid Persia was for the control of the region of Lazica, in what is = now
    known as western Georgia. The Lazic War lasted for twenty years, from (541 to = 562)
  • Justinian the Great, the = Byzantine Emperor from 527 to 565. Justinian sought to
    revive the Empire by reconquering the western half of the classical Roman Empire. Justinian = also
    managed to carve out an Imperial domain in Southern Hispania = but that too would be conquered
    by Germanic tribes a few decades later. = After the Gothic Wars the
    Byzantine Empire entertained no more serious = ambitions in the West.
    Rome itself would remain under imperial control until = the Exarchate of Ravenna
    was finally abolished by the Lombards in = 751.
  • Three years after the death = of Justinian, the mainland Italian territories fell into the hands of a = Germanic tribe, the Lombards. This left only the Exarchate of Ravenna as the = last imperial holding.
    Ravenna stretched central Italy from the = Tyrrhenian Sea, to just south of Naples, along with parts of southern Italy.
  • Narses conquers Italy, = 551=C2=96554
  • Battle at which Aethelfrith = of
    Northumbria defeated the Britons at Chester. -- (613 - = 616)
  • Battle of Nechtansmere - = Picts defeated the Northumbrians. -- (685)
  • VIKINGS ATTACK Lindasfarne = (793) -- Vikings stay in England 'til 1280 -- (793 - 1280)
  • -- England against the Danes = and marks the start of full time invasion. -- (813 - 814)
  • Battle of Aclea - Brian Boru = High King of Ireland Killed in fight against the Viking King of Dublin-- This = pitted England against the
    Danes and marked the start of full time = invasion. -- (around 851)
  • King William's attacks against = England ended in Hastings on 1066.(1064 - 1068)
  • Vikings stay in England = 'til 1280 -- (793 - 1280)
  • Kingdom of Sicily started by = Normans and exists from(1297 to 1816)
  • Kingdom of Sicily on the = Italian boot often
    known as the Kingdom of Naples lasts 'til 1816.
    After = it's called The Kingdom of the Two Sicilies.(1297)
  • The rebellion of Sicilian = Vespers on the island of Sicily in 1282 is against the rule of the French/Angevin = king Charles I, who in
    1266 and with Papal complicity, controlled of the = entire Kingdom of Sicily. After the Southern part of Italy is more often = called Kingdom of Naples(1297)
  • Battle of Sterling Bridge = --- William Wallace wins this battle against England.(1297)
  • 200,000 Jews were coerced to = convert in Spain after anti-Semitic riots. ( ((1391)
  • Sicilians face the wrath of the = Spanish Inquisition from 1493 to 1513.(1493-1513)
  • Battle of Flodden where 30000 = Scots die in attack on England.(1513)
  • The Siege of La Rochelle = (1572-1573) during the French Wars of Religion, following the St. Bartholomew's = Day massacre in August
    1572, and occurred at the same time as other = sieges of Protestant cities such as the Siege of Sancerre.
    The conflict = ended with the 1573 Peace of La Rochelle, which restricted the Protestant worship = to the three cities of Montauban, N=C3=AEmes and La Rochelle. Pierre Richier = a French Calvinist theologian died in La Rochelle in = 1580.(1572-1573)
  • The Anglo=C2=96Spanish War (1585=C2=96-1604)
  • The Thirty Years' War in = present day Germany becomes the worst war in European history. = (1618=C2=96-1648)
  • Harvard University founded(1636)
  • Thomas Hooker writes the = "Fundamental Orders of Connecticut"(1639)
  • King Philips War - The Colonies = versus the Indians (1675)
  • King William's War - The = Colonies versus France (1689 - 1697)
  • Yale University = founded.(1701 - 1713)
  • Queen Anne's War - Colonies = versus France(1702 - 1713)
  • Jack Broughton becomes a = worldwide sensation as a boxer.(1703 - 1789)
  • King George's War - French = colonies versus Great Britain(1744 - 1748)
  • French Indian War(1754 - 1763)
  • Cherokee War(1759 - = 1761)
  • Napoleon Bonaparte(1760 - 1821)
  • American Revolution(1775 - 1783)
  • (1778 - 1852)
  • French Revolution(1789 - 1799)
  • France ranged itself against = most of the European states sharing borders with her, along with Portugal and = the Ottoman Empire.(1792 - 1798)
  • Antoine-Laurent de Lavoisier = killed by the guilotene.(1794)
  • Napoleon captures Malta and = gains the support of the Hospitallers (who hate the French - Prussian ruler.) = He reaches Egypt and fights the Malamuks.(1798 - 1800)
  • British troops go to = Damascus and Napoleon follows - Napoleons forces kill men women and children
    = for four days in Damascus. (1798 - 1800)
  • Franco American Naval = War(1798 - 1800)
  • Barbary Wars(1801 - = 1805)
  • Slavery once banned after the = French Revolution is re-established by Bonaparte. A slave revolt ensued in = which Bonaparte lost Haiti and many troops to Yellow = fever.(1802)
  • France officially deeds = Louisiana to the US. - (1803)
  • France defeats the Prussian = Army and humiliates all of Prussia. - (1806)
  • Jahn sets up Turnplatz for = political purpose and for the health of Germans dominated by Napoleon - (1811)
  • War of 1812 - (1812 - 1815)
  • Jahn helped form the = L=C3=BCtzow Free Corps to resist Napoleon. - (1813)
  • Creek War - (1813 - = 1814)
  • Last of Barbary Wars - (1815)
  • BISMARK(1815 - = 1898)
  • Indian Wars(1817 - = 1898)
  • -
  • BISMARK merges German states = with
    Prussia. King Wilhelm I becomes Kaiser.(1815 - 1898)
  • -
  • Germany makes an excuse to = outlaw Turners. - (1819)
  • Frederick Jahn hides = underground for 23 years. - (1819-1842)
  • War of Texas - (1836 - 1837)
  • Mexican American War - = (1846 - 1848)
  • -
  • Turners are often called the = 48'ers for the year of their departure from Germany. Many settle in Texas and Connecticut. Gymnastic shows are performed today in the Turner = tradition. -(1848-2011)
  • -
  • U. S. Civil War - (1861 - = 1865)
  • Wilhelm II becomes Kaiser, = (after his father dies.)(1888)
  • THE MAINE - The call = "Remember the Maine" hysteria started by Hearsts' newspapers. - (1898 - = )
  • US invasion of Cuba and Teddy = Roosevelt's famous ride (Spain)(1898 - 1902)
  • Russo-Japanese War where the = Russia ends Russian civil unrest.(1904)
  • US Mexican Border War - (1914)
  • Prince Ferdinand was murdered = in Sarajevo which started explosive events. (Capitulates WW 1) - (1914)
  • Austria declares war on = Serbia. - (1914)
  • Germany declares war on = Russia. - (1914)
  • Britain declares war on = Germany. - (1914)
  • Turkey sides with Germany. - (1914)
  • Germans control Warsaw. -(1915)
  • US declares war on Germany = making the beginning of WW-1. - (1917)
  • 1918 Flu epidemic. - (1917)
  • Kaiser Willhiem abdicates. - (1918)
  • US declares war on Austria = Hungary. - (1818 - 1921)
  • The Forgotten Prisoners - (published 1961)
  • Chernobyl radiation spreads = around the world.  - = (1986)
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  • (BC to 1000) - Beavers = became extinct in Denmark.
  • Great European deforestation. - = (1100-1500)
  • Catching Sturgeon save = settlers lives. - (1607)
  • Salmon reported plentiful on = the atlantic
    coast from Maine to the Hudson by John Smith. - (1616 = to 1824)
  • Beavers almost became extinct in = America. - (1620 to 1838)
  • William Wood claims Merrimack = river full of Sturgeon. - (1634)
  • Massachusetts Bay Colony = Cod fisheries catches reach 300,000 tons. - (1640 - 1700)
  • Sturgeon Fisheries finally = restricted after severe depletion around 1800. - (1700 - 1800)
  • Whaling business in the US = prospers. - (1783 - 1840)
  • Damming South Hadley falls = and Turner Falls
    makes Salmon extinct from all Connecticut Rivers. - = (1796 - )
  • The last Eastern American = Buffalo or Wood Bison is shot near Asheville NC. - (1824)
  • John Muir born 1838. - (1838-1914)
  • Robert Underwood Johnson = born 1853 - (1853-1937)
  • Over 10,000 men are employed = in U.S. whaling - (1860 )
  • The Appalachian Mountain = Club is started by Pickering of MIT. - (1876)
  • Only 12,500 lbs of Sturgeon are = caught on Kennebec Rivers. - (1879-1880)
  • The American Ornithologists = Union starts. - (1883)
  • The National Audubon Society is = started by George Grinnell. - (1886 - )
  • Joyce Kilmer is = born.(1886 - 1918)
  • Robert Underwood Johnson's wife = befriends Nicolas Tesla and becomes befriends Samuel Clemmons. - (1890 - )
  • The Western American Buffalo = almost goes extinct late during the 1890's.(BC to 1890's)
  • Johnson's Century Magazine = helps preserve the forests and helps to kick start the Sierra club. - = (1892 - )
  • John Muir co-founds Sierra = Club with Johnson. (1892 -)
  • Gifford Pinchot and John Muir = briefly become friends. - (1896 - 1897 )
  • Pinchot supports sheep = grazing in forests which ends John Muir's friendship. - (1897 - )
  • Only 10,875 lbs Sturgeon from = Kennebec Rivers. (1897 - 1898 )
  • John Muir's desired = preservation of Yosemite passed by Congress.(1899 - )
  • Muir's of Sequoia National = Park. - (1899 - )
  • Teddy Roosevelt tours US = forests with Muir - (1903 - 1904)
  • Only 2,000 lbs Sturgeon = caught in Kennebec river.(1913 - 1914)
  • Last Passenger Pigeon shot or = observed in 1912.(1911 - 1912)
  • Joyce Kilmer's Trees published.(1913)
  • ONLY 400 lbs Sturgeon caught = in Kennebec(1946)
  • Greenpoint oil spill into the = New Town Creek becomes the largest ever recorded
    in the United States and = remains so over a period of decades. (1946)
  • The EDF sets out to = ban DDT and succeeds in 1972(1967)
  • Joyce Kilmer Park = opened.(1975 - )
  • Three mile Island nuclear core meltdown(1979)
  • Ixtoc I oil spill (Mexico) = washes up on Padre Island Texas beaches for over three years.(1979)
  • Chernobyl radiation spreads = around the world (1986)
  • Large oil spill on the North = Sea and 167 workers from the Occidental Petroleum Piper Alpha platform are killed. (1988)
  • Huge lobster kill in Long = Island Sound blamed on the chemicals used to kill mosquitoes that may be infected = with West Nile = Virus.(1999)
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  • Olduvai hand axe found to be at = least 1.2 Million years old. (1.2M)
  • First records of fishing with = hooks on Pacific Island.
    Certainly they are much older. (42000 = BC)
  • Swimming Reindeer found to be = from 11000 BC. (11000 BC)
  • Jade axe found in England - Jade = came from Alps.(4000 BC)
  • Standard of UR found to be from = around 2600 BC.(2600 BC)
  • Mold's gold cape found to be from = around 1800 BC.(1800 BC)
  • Famous Minoan Bull Leaper from = Crete dated to 1700 BC.(1700 BC)
  • Vale of York Viking hoard dated = to around 950.(950)
  • (1150 - 1350 / = present)First record of a Blast furnace built in Switzerland(1150 - 1350-present)
  • (1150 - 1350 / present)Worshipful Co. of Pewterers started in London.(1348-present)
  • (1551 - 1917 - = present)The Mystery, Company, and Fellowship of Merchant Adventurers for the = Discovery of Regions, Dominions, Islands, and Places Unknown
    The name became = the Muscovy Company which traded in whale and beaver. Later it became the = Moscow Company which retained ownership of the famous "Russia house".
    = Since 1917 the Moscow Company has been considered a charity.(1551 - 1917-present)
  • Record of the first grist mill = in New Amsterdam. - (1634)
  • Harvard University is = founded. - (1636)
  • The British Wool Act forbids = export of wool from America. - (1699)
  • Yale University is founded. - (1701)
  • Copper is discovered in Simsbury = Ct. - .(1705)
  • Copper is discovered in = Cheshire Ct. in smaller amounts than Simsbury. - (1709)
  • Abraham Darby (1678- 1717) = discovers how to make the coke used to smelt steel. - (1709)
  • John Allen starts a Silver Shop = and brass shop in Waterbury Connecticut. - (approx 1720)
  • First medical diploma is = granted by Yale University. - (approx 1729)
  • The start of the Pre-Industrial = Revolution - (1740-1840)
  • Pattisons from Ireland (travelers = / gypsy / tinkers) make Tin products in Berlin Connecticut and Waterbury = Connecticut. - (1740)
  • British Law forbids all smelting = and slitting in America. - (1750)
  • Pattisons hire original Yankee = Peddlers to transport and sell their products all the way to New Orleans. - (1760)
  • Ethan Allen starts a forge in = Litchfield Ct. - (1762)
  • John Jacob Astor is born - (1763-1848)
  • Eli Whitney born in Westbourogh Massachusetts. - (1765)
  • Rothschilds finance England to = fight Napoleon and use war intelligence make a fortune. - = (1773)
  • The submarine Turtle is built = by David Bushnell with the help of Benjamin Franklin. Together they experiment = with underwater explosives. - (1774)
  • James Watt Starts builds the = first steam engine. - (1775)
  • First dictionary published by = Noah Webster. - (1783)
  • The first Spinning Jenny / = Water Frame combination came out of patent. - (1783)
  • The first law school was = started in Litchfield Ct. by Tapping Ree - (1784)
  • Fitch from Windsor Ct. builds = the first steamboat - (1787)
  • The Patent Act of 1790 - (1790)
  • The Grilly brothers in Waterbury = make first commercial pewter buttons. (1790)
  • The Grilly brothers in = Waterbury make first commercial gilt buttons. - (1790)
  • Eli Whitney of New Haven = Connecticut patents the Cotton Gin. - (1794)
  • A large wood clock industry = develops in Waterbury Ct. Yankee traders disperse them far and wide. - (1800)
  • Able and Levi Porter make = buttons from sheets of brass in Waterbury. - (1802)
  • DuPont starts making = gunpowder on the Brandywine River in Delaware. - (1802)
  • First public town library = started in Salisbury Connecticut. - (1803)
  • The first factory town is = started in Seymour Connecticut. - (1806)
  • Gas Lighting starts being = used. ('til electrics begin.) - (1807-1880)
  • The first insurance company = in the US is founded.- The ITT Hartford Group. - (1810)
  • Leavenworth, Hayden and = Scoville makes tinware in Waterbury. - (1811)
  • Samuel Colt is born - (1814-1862)
  • Start of the "Industrious = Revolution". - (1830-1930)
  • The first covering of cloth = buttons by machinery started by the Hayden's. - (1830)
  • Holmes and Hotchkiss = manufacture first hooks and eye's. (Zipper!) - (1836)
  • Brass Spinning starts in = Waterbury. - (1836)
  • Ensign Bickford starts in = Simsbury and eventually makes explosives. - (1836)
  • Gould is born.(1836-1892)
  • Colt Patents his Firearms = Manufacturing Company. - (1836-present)
  • Chauncery Jerome makes first = brass clock which sells for five dollars. - (1837)
  • John D. Rockefeller is born. = - (1839-1937)
  • The Wadsworth Antheneum opens = (It's the oldest public arts museum in the US)(1842-present)
  • First portable Typewriter made = in Waterbury(1843)
  • Charles Goodyear creates = vulcanized rubber(1843)
  • First Anesthesia made - (1844)
  • Elias Howe invents first sewing = machine. - (1845)
  • First US amusement park Lake = Compounce Southington Ct. - (1846)
  • Chase and Co. make first candy = machine. - (1847)
  • First ice making machine (1853)
  • William Halladay's first = successful self-governing windmill in Ellington Ct. - (1854)
  • Ezra Warner a Waterbury Ct. = resident; patents
    the first can opener in the US. It is used in Civil War. =
    Troops were said to be wore out carrying the
    cans and to be killed = by the dangerous can openers. - (1854)
  • The first cheaper mass produced = ferrotypes
    made photography affordable were manufactured
    by = William Delius in Waterbury. - (1959)
  • The first pocket alarm made = by
    a Issac Goodspeed in Connecticut. - (1959)
  • First Ph.d offered at Yale (1861)
  • HEARST is born. - (1863 = 1951)
  • The first girls club opened is = opened in Hartford Connecticut. (1864)
  • Rockefeller becomes the richest = man from huge petroleum profits. Rockefeller, Andrews & Flagler was the predecessor
    of the Standard Oil Company. (1864)
  • Gifford Pinchot is born in = Simsbury Ct. (1864)
  • The first tape measure (1868)
  • Gould (1836 1892) becomes = involved with Tammany Hall and Tweed ring -
    Gould tried to corner gold market = and caused the Black Friday of 1869.(1878)
  • First rolling can opener made by = William Lyman in Meridan Ct.(1870)
  • Gilded era begins. = (1870)
  • Carniegie Steel Co. starts(1870)
  • Chase brass and Co. starts in Waterbury(1876)
  • The first pay phone is made in Connecticut.(1877)
  • First telephone exchange is = started in Bridgeport Connecticut.(1878)
  • The Colt Machine Gun replaces = the Maxim Gun as the prefered machine gun(1878)
  • Hiram Maxim's son starts a = light bulb factory - Hiram Maxim created the Maxim machine = gun(1878)
  • HEARST took control of his = fathers San Francisco Examiner - (1887)
  • Mutoscope and Biograph Company = started for the sole purposes of making movies.(1895-1928 )
  • HEARST buys New York Morning = Journal. - (1895)
  • HEARST starts a bitter = circulation war with Joseph Pulitzer's New York World (1895)
  • Colt develops a new machine gun.(1895)
  • Pope Manufacturing builds = electric cars in Hartford Connecticut.(1897)
  • NECCO which is the New = England Confectionery Company starts from Chase and = Company.(1901)
  • Chase Brass & Copper = Company starts a brass rolling mill in Waterbury(1901)
  • Elkins Act fights corporate = greed. It also fights the rebate system.(1903)
  • http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Elkins_Act(1903)
  • http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Elkins_Act
  • The first Lollipop produced.(1908)
  • The first Corporation ever = started is now called Russia House and claims to be a charitable cooperation.(1917)
  • UNICO for Unique founded in 1922.(1922)
  • Waterbury Clock Co. makes the = first Mickey Mouse watch.(1933)
  • WDRC-FM one of the first FM = radio station broadcasts in Hartford in conjunction with Mt. Washington and a NJ station.(1939)
  • The first Helicopter is = designed by Igor Sikorsky.(1939)
  • The first color = TV.(1948)
  • The first nuclear Submarine = launched in Connecticut.(1954)
  • Land invents the Polaroid Land Camera.(1960)
  • Reagan branded the Air = Controller Strike illegal. He threatened to fire any controller who failed to return to = work within 48 hours.
    Federal judges levied fines against striking = controllers. Reagan branded the strike illegal. He threatened to fire any = controller who failed to return to work within 48 hours. Federal judges levied fines = ... (1979)
  • Chernobyl radiation spreads = around the world.(1986)
  • Lobster kill in Long Island = Sound blamed on chemicals that were used to kill mosquitoes with West Nile Virus.(1999)
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  • (8000 - BC / 0 2000 BOXING = HISTORY)
  • Boxing / Pugilism in India - = Record found by Speiser in 1923(4000 BC - AD)
  • Boxing / Pugilism --- -- = Greece and Rome ---- Gladiator fights.(800 BC - 450 AD)
  • Christian emperor Theodosius = ends the Olympic Games.(393)
  • Boxing, Pugilism is ended by = Roman Empire(495-505)
  • Johannes Liechtenauer fencing / = fight master is documented in Germany (between 1250-1350)
  • The codex N=C3=BCrnberger = Handschrift mentions Johannes Liechtenaure - first treatise on fighting known to = date.(between 1389-1390)
  • Hans Talhoffer a fight trainer = is born(1420-1490)
  • Hans Talhoffer publishes a series = of six fighting books.(1450-1470)
  • Hans Talhoffer book records women = and men fighting to settle disputes or for judical proceedings.(1450-1470)
  • Paulus Kal mentioned as a 15th = century German fencing master(1450-1470)
  • James Figg is born(1684 - 1734)
  • Jack Broughton is = born.(1703 - 1789)
  • Figg's school - teaches = fencing, boxing and the use of cudgles.(1680 - 1710)
  • Broughton's Rules are = invented.(1743 - 1848)
  • Big Ben Brains is = born.(1753 - 1794)
  • Daniel Mendoza the famous = Jewish Spanish boxer is born. (1764 - 1836)
  • John Jackson is = born.(1764 - 1836)
  • Henry Pierce is = born.(1777 - 1809)
  • Jem Belcher is born.(1781 = - 1811)
  • Tom Cribb is born.(1781 = - 1848)
  • John Gully who was imprisoned = for debt and who fought future King of England is born.(1783 - = 1863)
  • Jem Ward is born.(1800 - 1884)
  • Jacob Hyer who may of been the = first pro boxer in the U.S. is born.(1800 - 1838)
  • Simon Byrne is born.(1806 = - 1833)
  • James Burke is born.(1809 = - 1835)
  • Thomas Sayers is = born.(1826 - 1865)
  • Jem Mace known as a pot = bellied Gypsy boxer, is born.(1831 - 1910)
  • Jacob Hyer - may be the first = pro boxer in U.S.(1834 - 1873)
  • London Prize Ring Rules are invented.(1838 - 1853)
  • YMCA is founded.(1844 - present)
  • Father McGivney is = born.(1852 - 1890)
  • Revised London Prize Ring = Rules invented.(1853 - 1861)
  • John Sullivan is = born.(1858 - 1918)
  • Jake Killrain is = born.(1859 - 1937)
  • Marquis of Queensbury Rules = are invented.(1861 - present)
  • Bob Fitzimons is = born.(1863 - 1917)
  • James J Corbett is = born.(1866 - 1933)
  • Jack Johnson is = born.(1878 - 1946)
  • Jess Willard is born. = (1881 - 1968)
  • KOC, Knights of Columbus is = started by Father McGivney.(1882)
  • Abel Attel is born. He was = to become well known for the Black Socks Conspiracy.(1884 - 1970)
  • Last World Heavy Weight = Championship Prize Fight (bare knuckled) is held where Sullivan defeats Kilrain(1889)
  • The U.S. starts officially using = the Queensbury Rules.(1890)
  • Corbett vs Peter Jackson ends = in a draw.(1891)
  • First Heavy Weight Gloved Match = Corbett / Sullivan(1891)
  • Johnny Dundee (Giuseppe Curreri = aka SCOTCH WOP becomes feather weight cha(1893-1965)
  • Jack Dempsy(1895 - = 1983)
  • Jack Johnson fought first prizefight(1897)
  • Corbett loses to Robert Fitzsimmons(1897)
  • American Wop who is Young Rocco(1898 - 1986)
  • Louis Kaplan(1901 - 1970)
  • Canada Lee - Boxer Jockey Actor(1907 - 1952)
  • Jack Johnson is the first black = Heavyweight Boxing Champion by knocking out Tommy Burns. Does not get = trophy or title and it continues to be held from him. (1908)
  • Jack Johnson beats Jem Jeffries. = All coon look alike is played when Jack enters the ring. Jack London calls him = the Great White Hope and states that Johnson Johnson must rescue the white = man.(1910)
  • Jack Johnson leaves US after = charged with violating the Mann act - transporting a white girl over state lines. (1913)
  • Joseph Louis Barrow the Brown Bomber.(1914-1981)
  • Jack Johnson returns to US and = is incarcerated at Leavenworth and also made its athletic = director.(1920 - 2006)
  • Willie Pep (Willie the Wop) = is considered the best boxer of known history.(1922 - 2006)
  • Cassius Clay (1941 - = )
  • Canada Lee acts in famous = boxing movie depicting the corruption in boxing(1947)
  • Clay reveals he was a member of = the nation of Islam.(1964)
  • Mohammed Ali goes to Supreme = Court for refusing the draft.(1970)
  • Joe Lewis dies with massive tax = debt.(1981)