Update
The Oxford Biblical Studies Online and Oxford Islamic Studies Online have retired. Content you previously purchased on Oxford Biblical Studies Online or Oxford Islamic Studies Online has now moved to Oxford Reference, Oxford Handbooks Online, Oxford Scholarship Online, or What Everyone Needs to Know®. For information on how to continue to view articles visit the subscriber services page.
Dismiss
YearEvent
c. 2000 BCE

Go to Khoisan in Encyclopedia of Africa (1 ed.)

See this event in other timelines:

c. 500 BCE

Go to Nok in Encyclopedia of Africa (1 ed.)

See this event in other timelines:

c. 700

See this event in other timelines:

c. 1000

Go to Gao (Mali) in The Concise Dictionary of World Place-Names (2 ed.)

See this event in other timelines:

c. 1050

Go to Ife (Osun/Nigeria) in The Concise Dictionary of World Place-Names (2 ed.)

See this event in other timelines:

c. 1200

Go to terracotta in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Art Terms (2 ed.)

See this event in other timelines:

c. 1240

Go to Sundiata Keita (1210?–1260?) in Encyclopedia of Africa (1 ed.)

See this event in other timelines:

c. 1250

Go to Ife (Osun/Nigeria) in The Concise Dictionary of World Place-Names (2 ed.)

See this event in other timelines:

1446
c. 1450

Go to Benin, Kingdom of in A Dictionary of World History (2 ed.)

See this event in other timelines:

1466
c. 1480

Go to Songhay in A Dictionary of World History (2 ed.)

See this event in other timelines:

1492

Go to privateers in A Dictionary of World History (2 ed.)

See this event in other timelines:

c. 1500

Go to Benin, Kingdom of in A Dictionary of World History (2 ed.)

See this event in other timelines:

c. 1550
c. 1570

Go to Ashanti in World Encyclopedia (1 ed.)

See this event in other timelines:

c. 1600

Go to Yoruba in World Encyclopedia (1 ed.)

See this event in other timelines:

c. 1625

Go to Dahomey in A Dictionary of World History (2 ed.)

See this event in other timelines:

1638
1661
c. 1770
1787

Go to Sierra Leone in The Concise Dictionary of World Place-Names (2 ed.)

See this event in other timelines:

1795
1808
1809

Go to Fulani empire of Sokoto in A Dictionary of World History (2 ed.)

See this event in other timelines:

1816

Go to Banjul (The Gambia) in The Concise Dictionary of World Place-Names (2 ed.)

See this event in other timelines:

1821
1822

Go to Liberia (and Costa Rica) in The Concise Dictionary of World Place-Names (2 ed.)

See this event in other timelines:

1830
1832
c. 1841
1847

Go to Liberia in Oxford Dictionary of English (3 ed.)

See this event in other timelines:

1850
1854

Go to quinine in World Encyclopedia (1 ed.)

See this event in other timelines:

1861
1862

Go to Burton, Sir Richard (1821–90) in The Concise Oxford Companion to English Literature (3 ed.)

See this event in other timelines:

1874
1879
1884


1889
1892
1893

Go to Côte d'Ivoire in The Concise Dictionary of World Place-Names (2 ed.)

See this event in other timelines:

1897
1900
1904
1913

Go to Schweitzer, Albert (1875–1965) in Who's Who in the Twentieth Century (1 ed.)

See this event in other timelines:

1914

Go to Togoland in The Concise Dictionary of World Place-Names (2 ed.)

See this event in other timelines:

1916

Go to Togoland in The Concise Dictionary of World Place-Names (2 ed.)

See this event in other timelines:

1922

Go to Cameroon in A Dictionary of Contemporary World History (3 ed.)

See this event in other timelines:


Go to Togoland in The Concise Dictionary of World Place-Names (2 ed.)

See this event in other timelines:

1943

Go to Tubman, William Vacanarat Shadrach (Nov. 1895) in A Dictionary of Political Biography (1 rev ed.)

See this event in other timelines:

1952

Go to Nkrumah, Kwame (c. 1909–1972) in Who's Who in the Twentieth Century (1 ed.)

See this event in other timelines:

1956

Go to Togo in A Dictionary of Contemporary World History (3 ed.)

See this event in other timelines:

1957

Go to Ghana in A Dictionary of Contemporary World History (3 ed.)

See this event in other timelines:

1958

Go to Soyinka, Wole (1934– ) in The Concise Oxford Companion to English Literature (3 ed.)

See this event in other timelines:


Go to Guinea in A Dictionary of Contemporary World History (3 ed.)

See this event in other timelines:


Go to Touré, Ahmed Sékou (9 Jan. 1922) in A Dictionary of Political Biography (1 rev ed.)

See this event in other timelines:

1960

Go to Mali in A Dictionary of Contemporary World History (3 ed.)

See this event in other timelines:


Go to Benin in A Dictionary of Contemporary World History (3 ed.)

See this event in other timelines:


Go to Niger in A Dictionary of Contemporary World History (3 ed.)

See this event in other timelines:



Go to Ivory Coast in A Dictionary of Contemporary World History (3 ed.)

See this event in other timelines:


Go to Senegal in A Dictionary of Contemporary World History (3 ed.)

See this event in other timelines:


Go to Nigeria in A Dictionary of Contemporary World History (3 ed.)

See this event in other timelines:


1961

Go to Cameroon in Oxford Encyclopedia of the Modern World (1 ed.)

See this event in other timelines:

1965

Go to Gambia in A Dictionary of Contemporary World History (3 ed.)

See this event in other timelines:

1966

Go to Nkrumah, Kwame (c. 1909–1972) in Who's Who in the Twentieth Century (1 ed.)

See this event in other timelines:

1967

Go to Biafra in A Dictionary of World History (2 ed.)

See this event in other timelines:

1970

Go to Biafra in A Dictionary of World History (2 ed.)

See this event in other timelines:

1974
1975

Go to Benin in A Dictionary of Contemporary World History (3 ed.)

See this event in other timelines:


Go to Gowon, Yakubu (19 Oct. 1934) in A Dictionary of Political Biography (1 rev ed.)

See this event in other timelines:


1979

Go to Rawlings, Jerry John (22 June 1947) in A Dictionary of Political Biography (1 rev ed.)

See this event in other timelines:

1982

Go to Senegambia in The Concise Dictionary of World Place-Names (2 ed.)

See this event in other timelines:

1984

Go to Burkina Faso in A Dictionary of Contemporary World History (3 ed.)

See this event in other timelines:

1990

Go to Houphouët‐Boigny, Félix (b. 18 Oct. 1905?) in A Dictionary of Contemporary World History (3 ed.)

See this event in other timelines:

1991

Go to Mali in World Encyclopedia (1 ed.)

See this event in other timelines:


Go to Benin, Republic of in A Dictionary of World History (2 ed.)

See this event in other timelines:


Go to Sierra Leone in A Dictionary of Contemporary World History (3 ed.)

See this event in other timelines:

1993

Go to Guinea in A Dictionary of Contemporary World History (3 ed.)

See this event in other timelines:

1995

Go to Saro-Wiwa, Ken(ule) Beeson (1941–95) in A Dictionary of World History (2 ed.)

See this event in other timelines:

1996

Go to Rawlings, Jerry John (22 June 1947) in A Dictionary of Political Biography (1 rev ed.)

See this event in other timelines:

1997

Go to Annan, Kofi (1938– ) in Who's Who in the Twentieth Century (1 ed.)

See this event in other timelines:


Go to Sierra Leone in World Encyclopedia (1 ed.)

See this event in other timelines:

1998

Go to Sierra Leone in World Encyclopedia (1 ed.)

See this event in other timelines:

1999

Go to Sierra Leone in World Encyclopedia (1 ed.)

See this event in other timelines:


Go to Sierra Leone in World Encyclopedia (1 ed.)

See this event in other timelines:

2011

Go to Ivory Coast in A Dictionary of Contemporary World History (3 ed.)

See this event in other timelines: