Synonyms of 'history: Historical events'
AgincourtAlamoAmerican Civil War or (chiefly U.S.) the War between the StatesArmisticeBattle of HastingsBlack DeathBloody SundayBoer WarBoston Tea PartyBoxer RebellionCharge of the Light BrigadeCivil WarCold WarCrimean WarCrusadesCultural RevolutionD-dayDeclaration of IndependenceDepressionDiet of WormsEaster RisingFrench RevolutionGeneral StrikeGettysburg Addressthe speech made by President Lincoln at the dedication of the national cemetery on the Civil War battlefield at Gettysburg in Nov 1863 Glorious Revolutionthe events of 1688–89 in England that resulted in the ousting of James II and the establishment of William III and Mary II as joint monarchs Gordon RiotsGreat Fire of LondonGreat SchismGreat TrekGunpowder PlotHiroshimaHolocaustHundred Years WarHungarian UprisingIndian MutinyIndustrial RevolutionJacobite RebellionKorean WarKristallnacht or Crystal NightLong MarchMagna CartaMunich AgreementNight of the Long KnivesNapoleonic WarsNorman Conquestthe invasion and settlement of England by the Normans, following the Battle of Hastings (1066) Pearl HarborPeasants' Revoltthe first great popular rebellion in English history (1381), caused by the imposition of an unpopular poll tax: it lasted less than a month and failed as a social revolution Peterloo MassacrePotato FamineReformationReign of Terrorthe period of Jacobin rule during the French Revolution, during which thousands of people were executed for treason (Oct 1793–July 1794) RenaissanceRestorationRisorgimentoRussian RevolutionSaint Valentine's Day MassacreSouth Sea BubbleSpanish ArmadaSpanish Civil WarSpanish InquisitionSuez CrisisThirty Years' WarTiananmen Square MassacreTrafalgarTreaty of VersaillesVietnam WarWall Street Crashthe dramatic collapse of share prices on the New York Stock Exchange in October 1929, an important factor in the early stages of the Depression Wars of the RosesWatergateWaterloo ▷ See history
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