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Battles

Battles: 1469 BCE - 1954  

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The Egyptian pharaoh Thutmose III defeats his enemies at Megiddo, in history's first fully described battle and siege
British monarchs - from 1066

British monarchs - from 1066: 1066 - 2002  

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On his death bed in Westminster, Edward the Confessor designates Harold - foremost among England's barons - as his successor
British prime ministers - from 1830

British prime ministers - from 1830: 1830 - 2010  

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Earl Grey becomes British prime minister at the head of a Whig government committed to reform
Communism

Communism: 1800 - 1991  

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Welsh industrialist Robert Owen takes charge of a mill at New Lanark and develops it as an experiment in paternalistic socialism
Conquest and colonization

Conquest and colonization: c. 1520 BCE - 2005  

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Thutmose I extends Egyptian control as far up the Nile as Abu Hamad
Democracy and dissent

Democracy and dissent: 508 BCE - 2011  

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Cleisthenes, brought to power by popular support, puts into effect a major programme of political reform in Athens
Dynasties and royalty

Dynasties and royalty: c. 3100 BCE - 2011  

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Upper and Lower Egypt are unified into a single kingdom, inaugurating the first Egyptian dynasty
Persecution and repression

Persecution and repression: 213 BCE - 2011  

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In the Qin dictatorship, all Confucian books are burnt (except those of any practical use) and 460 Confucian scholars are executed
Politics

Politics: c. 3100 BCE - 2011  

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Sumer develops as the first centre of Mesopotamian civilization
Protest and rebellion

Protest and rebellion: c. 650 BCE - 2011  

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The inhabitants of Messenia revolt against Spartan rule and are reduced, in retaliation, to the status of serfs or helots
Rulers and politicians

Rulers and politicians: 1066 - 2011  

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On his death bed in Westminster, Edward the Confessor designates Harold - foremost among England's barons - as his successor
Terrorism and assassination

Terrorism and assassination: 133 BCE - 2011  

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The tribune Tiberius Gracchus is murdered by a mob which includes Roman senators
US presidents

US presidents: 1775 - 2011  

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Delegates in Philadelphia select George Washington as commander-in-chief of the colonial army
War

War: c. 8000 BCE - 2011  

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The tower at Jericho is the world's earliest surviving fortification
Weapons

Weapons: c. 15,000 years ago - 2007  

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The principle of the bow and arrow is developed, with yew or elm for the bow and points of flint on the arrows

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