Contemporary History

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In History
  • War of succession

    War of succession
    War of succession between the Crown of Castile and the Catalan-Aragonese crown. This event success between 1702 - 1714
  • Industrial Revolution

    Industrial Revolution
    The Industrial Revolution was the transition to new manufacturing processes in Europe and the United States, in the period from about 1760 to sometime between 1820 and 1840. This transition included going from hand production methods to machines, new chemical manufacturing and iron production processes, the increasing use of steam power and water power, the development of machine tools and the rise of the mechanized factory system.
  • The independent of USA

    The independent of USA
    The United States of America becomes independent from England.
  • French Revolution

    French Revolution
    The French Revolution was a period of social and political upheaval in France and its colonies beginning in 1789 and ending in 1799. The Revolution overthrew the monarchy; established a republic; catalyzed violent periods of political turmoil; and finally culminated in a dictatorship under Napoleon, who brought many of the revolution's principles to areas he conquered in Western Europe and beyond.
  • War of independence in Spain

    War of independence in Spain
    Beginning of the war of independence in Spain.
  • The defeat of Waterloo

    The defeat of Waterloo
    The defeat of Waterloo marks the end of Napoleon's military power.
  • The first locomotive

    The first locomotive
    First steam locomotive in the Iberian Peninsula.
  • The Eiffel Tower

    The Eiffel Tower
    The Eiffel Tower, a sample of the iron architecture of the s. XIX.
  • Picasso

    Picasso
    Picasso begins a new pictorial style, Cubism.
  • World War I

    World War I
    World War I was a global war that lasted from 28 July 1914 to 11 November 1918. Contemporaneously known as the Great War or "the war to end all wars", it led to the mobilisation of more than 70 million military personnel, including 60 million Europeans, making it one of the largest wars in history. It is also one of the deadliest conflicts in history, with an estimated nine million combatant deaths and 13 million civilian deaths as a direct result of the war.
  • Russian Revolution

    Russian Revolution
    The Russian Revolution was a period of political and social revolution across the territory of the Russian Empire, commencing with the abolition of the monarchy in 1917 and concluding in 1923 with the Bolshevik establishment of the Soviet Union at the end of the Civil War.
  • Spanish Flu

    Spanish Flu
    The Spanish flu, also known as the 1918 flu pandemic, was an unusually deadly influenza pandemic caused by the H1N1 influenza A virus. Lasting from February 1918 to April 1920, it infected 500 million people–about a third of the world's population at the time–in four successive waves. The death toll is typically estimated to have been somewhere between 17 million and 50 million, making it one of the deadliest pandemics in human history.
  • Gandhi

    Gandhi
    Gandhi organizes the first civil disobedience campaign.
  • Nazis

    Nazis
    Nazism begins in Germany.
  • Civil War

    Civil War
    Civil war in Spain.
  • World War II

    World War II
  • Francisco Franco

    Francisco Franco
    Military dictatorship of Francisco Franco in Spain.
  • Hiroshima and Nagasaki atomic bombs explode

    Hiroshima and Nagasaki atomic bombs explode
  • The People's Republic of China is proclaimed, with Mao (president).

    The People's Republic of China is proclaimed, with Mao (president).
  • Triumph of the Cuban Revolution with Fidel Castro.

    Triumph of the Cuban Revolution with Fidel Castro.
  • Fall of the Berlin Wall.

    Fall of the Berlin Wall.
  • Attack on the Twin Towers in New York

    Attack on the Twin Towers in New York
  • My birth

    My birth
  • My first shower

    My first shower
  • My first day in the bitch

    My first day in the bitch
  • My baptism

    My baptism
  • My first holidays

    My first holidays
  • My first Chrismas

    My first Chrismas
  • My first new year

    My first new year
  • My first carnaval

    My first carnaval
  • The birth of my little sister

    The birth of my little sister
  • Beginning of the civil war in Syria.

    Beginning of the civil war in Syria.
  • Refugee crisis in Europe

    Refugee crisis in Europe
  • My communion

    My communion
  • My trip to Paris

    My trip to Paris
    For my 13th birthday my parents took me to Disneyland Paris.
  • The birth of my little brother

    The birth of my little brother
  • World Pandemic (Covid-19)

    World Pandemic (Covid-19)