History of Iearth
The History of Iearth is the carefully researched description of humanity's past on the planet Iearth. It is informed by archaeology, anthropology, genetics, linguistics, and other disciplines; and, for periods since the invention of writing, by recorded history and by secondary sources and studies. Records of major historical events, human developments, and natural phenomenon are instrumental in determining and piecing together periods of history.
- 1 Prehistory
- 2 Ancient History
- 3 Post-Classical History
- 4 Modern History
- 680,000 BCE - 780,000 BCE - The carbon-date for the hominid fossils of Skothia Man, a Homo erectus who used fire, were discovered in a cave at Shandia near Skithiana.
- 4452 BCE - The Åethnoa mythology states that the "Sky People” create the continent of Euronia, home to the Gladysynthian mainland, and its native inhabitants.
- 3339 BCE - The Åethnoa split into six main ethnic groups and settle in different areas of Euronia.
20th-15th Century B.C.E.
14th-5th Century B.C.E.
- 678 BCE - Buddhism is first introduced to Kint.
- 625 BCE - The Medeams People unify Emmiria as a nation and empire for the first time.
- 550 BCE - The Achaiminid Empire (550–330 BC), founded by Cryun the Great, is established as the first true global superpower state; it ruled from as far north as Raviannas and as far west south as Semalia, from their seat of power in Rhaga (at the time known as Cryunias).
4th-1st Century B.C.E.
- 400 B.C.E. - Earliest known records list the founding of Duern on the present-day site of Durnen, Durnstaal.
- 293 B.C.E. - The Bezdekia Road connects civilizations across Adula, starting in the west in modern-day Prydania with cities as far east as Vongane, Quetana.
- 364 - Aliprand Eklund dies, and Berthold Eklund conquers Dravun in Durnstaal.
- 386 - The First Battle of Kolbt Valley in Durnstaal ends with no clear winner and begins The Stalemate
- 573 - Islam emerges in Emmiria near the city of Al-Makkah.
- 633 - The Muslim conquest of Emmiria from Mulfulira (occuring from 633 to 654) ends the Achaiminid Empire and marks a turning point in Emmirian history. Islamization of Emmiria takes place during the eighth to tenth centuries.
- 1042 - Stanislav Aleksandru IV successfully pushes Emmirian forces out of Duern
- August 13th, 1128 - The Battle of São Warena (1128) takes place in Quetana.
- 1315 - Rio Palito is annexed by Quetana following a grant from King Maruian II in 1291.
- 1337-1389 - The Fifty Years War occurs between the Kingdom of Mayotte and the Second Drambenburg Empire, giving Drambenburg control over Aunistria.
- 1639 - The Kingdom of Rumaztria is established.
- 1672 - Leaders of a group of rebel marauders author a document known as the Siempra Gladysynthia, which established the Gladysynthian Empire, encompassing modern day Gladysynthia, Northern Zamastan, and much of Baytonia and Llihc.
- 1756 - The Federated Union of Durnstaal is formed from the kingdoms of Duern, Crohn, Novada, and Liekstaal.
- September 3rd, 1704 - Captain Percy Armillio establishes a Skithan Imperial colony at Tofino.
- January 6th, 1724 - The 1724 Vongane earthquake kills over 50,000 in Vongane, Quetana.
- June 4th, 1734 - The Selleauxvian Trade Embargo Conflict ends in Avergnon following Lewis Pontegnone's victory at the Defense of Merideth Crossing.
- February 8th, 1784 - Hang Almarez II becomes King of Skith.
- May 17th, 1789 - Alexander Agostinio begins his colonization and conquest of Vitosium.
- July 17th, 1802 - October 28th, 1804 - Zamastan War of Independence.
- June 4th, 1809 - Kuresa peacefully partitions away from the Skithan Empire.
- 1806-1823 - The Chezian Wars of Independence.
- 1813 - The Empire of Skith grants independence to Rio Palito and Caspia.
- 1843 - Ruskayn conquers and claims the Conwin Isles off the coast of Greland.
- 1864-65 - Cadair defeats Kint in the Oraniah War, with the Treaty of Kinchula ceding the Oraniah Plateau and resevoirs to Cadair .
- July 19, 1867 - King Almarez II of Skith dies at the age of 103.
- January 5th, 1871 - May 17th, 1876 - Parabocan War/Great Cardoza War.
- April 2nd, 1891 - Zamastan claims the Holish Islands in the south Samson Ocean.
- 1905 - The Treaty of Tiaking results in Yuan giving the island of Gangkou to Zamastan
- 1910 - Quetana experiences a revolution, toppling the monarchy and establishing the Quetanan Republic.
- January 12th, 1919 - 1919 Tofino Earthquake kills nearly 78,000 across the northwest coast of Zamastan.
- 1923-24 - A massive drought in the Zamastanian province of Pahl kills over 15,000 people.
- January 1st, 1924 - The Federation of Skith is formed.
- June 11th, 1925 - The Vulkarian Pass is completed and opens.
- February 5th, 1926 - President Elias Blanco signs the Blanco Initiative, which is attributed to creating the first widescale modern economic boom in Zamastan.
- July 17th, 1932 - The Chanchajillan Civil War begins.
- August 2nd-9th, 1945 - First Danaska Conflict
- April 12th, 1949 - The World War begins when Drambenburg invades Avergnon.
- March 2nd, 1950 - Drambenburg sends the first satellite, Sattelit-1, into space
- July 2nd, 1950 - The Dominion of the Sanguine Church begins the horrific Aveirs Genocide.
- July 29th, 1953 - The Gladysynthian Civil War begins.
- July 31st, 1953-May 5th, 1954 - The Sotoan War is fought between North Sotoa and South Sotoa.
- November 12th, 1954 - The World War ends with the Allied Powers defeating the League Powers of Drambenburg, the DSC, and Malvare.
- May 7th, 1956 - Zamastan tests the first nuclear bomb in the Orion-1 Nuclear Test.
- August 6th, 1957 - Zamastan sends their first satellite, Cyan-1, into space
- April 9th, 1959 - A Beleroskovian bomber crashes onto Beruina Atoll in the Toyana Ocean, causing the four atomic weapons aboard to detonate in the Beruina Atoll Nuclear Disaster.
- June 6th, 1962 - The Marri-1 launch puts the first Zamastanian astronauts, Casey Giverston and Demarcus Free, into space.
- February 14th, 1963 - Utobania, New Anea, Yubonia, and Siniapore form the United Federation of Utobania.
- June 1st, 1965 - Siniapore becomes independent from the United Federation of Utobania.
- August 12th, 1967 - The Gladysynthian Civil War ends with the signing of the Carson Accords; Tetrazoa officially becomes an independent nation
- September 24th - October 25th, 1970 - The Tariel War/Second Danaska Conflict is fought between Zamastan and Gladysynthia.
- June 3rd, 1972 - Zamastan becomes the first country to land humans on the Moon, with Blue Falcon 3 and astronauts John Bennett, Vincent Steward, and Edward Wood Chambers being the first to walk on the moon.
- September 29th, 1972 - President of Zamastan, Marvin Gaviria, is assassinated in Tofino, Zamastan.
- November 18th, 1975 - The Coalition of Crown Albatross is founded.
- April 4th, 1976 - 83 Zamastanians are taken hostage at the Zamastanian embassy in Barangadesh.
- May 2nd, 1976 - Beleroskovian fighter jets shootdown Zian Airways Flight 127, killing all 276 people onboard and heightening tensions between the Capitalist and Communist powers.
- October 4th, 1976 - A 9.1 magnitude earthquake strikes northern Vulkaria, killing tens of thousands of people.
- November 13th, 1976 - The Helios Island nuclear accident occurs in Little Tribe River, Pahl, Zamastan.
- March 5th, 1978 - The Albatross Islamic Alliance is founded by Muslim-majority nations such as Emmiria, Qantir, Mulfulira, and Arakinistan.
- April 8th, 1978 - New Anea becomes independent from the United Federation of Utobania.
- August 3rd, 1979 - 8 Austrolisian athletes are kidnapped and killed in Feldkirch during the Olympic Games.
- April 2th, 1982 - The Malvarian Liberation Front attempts and fails to overthrow the government of Vulkaria in the 1982 Vulkaria Coup D'etat.
- October 5th, 1982 - Beleroskov invades Jaginistan, overthrowing their government and kickstarting the Jaginistan Civil War.
- March 1st, 1983 - Jean-Noël Anouilh and his government are removed from power in a coup led by Jacob Plantier and Martin Saint-Yves in Ossinia.
- July 6th, 1983 - The First War in Vulkaria begins, drawing Zamastanian involvement following the Alanis Pride Parade Bombing.
- January 16th, 1985 - The Eskiftanes Stock Market Collapse occurs in Rumaztria, crippling the economies of much of Central Ausiana.
- June 1st, 1986 - The Tofino Agreement brings Rumaztria into the Coalition of Crown Albatross, ending that nation's nearly 3 decade long isolation from global politics.
- March 18th, 1987 - The Verdusa Civil War begins.
- April 23th, 1991 - The First War in Vulkaria ends.
- 1992-1995 - The Chezian War (1992-95) is waged in Constantio, Cechena, Syraranto, and Achijan.
- January 26th, 1992 - The Treviso Nuclear Crisis occurs in Treviso, West Chanchajilla.
- January 3rd, 1993 - Yubonia becomes independent from the United Federation of Ubotania.
- August 5th, 1999 - The Second War in Vulkaria begins.
- December 31st, 1999 - Autrataya becomes the administrative capital of Utobania.
- January 16th, 2000 - Zamastanian crude oil tanker ZROV Dralson Star runs aground in Ruskayn, causing the Dralson Star Oil Spill.
- August 6th, 2000 - A coup d'etat occurs in Beleroskov, attempting to overthrow the Communist Party and the Premier.
- November 4th, 2002 - A referendum results in the loss of power for the Communist Party of Beleroskov.
- October 11th, 2004 - The first modules of the Coalition Space Station are launched from Tregueux International Space Center.
- February 6th, 2005 - The Second War in Vulkaria ends with the signing of the Neboroskiev Accords in Beleroskov.
- April 9th, 2005 - 32 countries sign the 2005 Cadair Agreement, promoting biodiversity, low emission standards, water management, and the renewable energy commercialization.
- April 10th, 2006 - The Vongane Trials begin in Vongane, Quetana, to try and sentence war criminals for their actions during the Second War in Vulkaria.
- June 7th, 2006 - Yuan and Beleroskov end diplomatic relationships.
- April 8th, 2008 - Malvarian Liberation Front founder, Samuel Kannit, is executed in Tregueux, Zamastan, following his sentencing in the Vongane Trials.
- April 18th, 2008 - Followers of the Johnville Cult commit the Johnville Massacre in Sassarta, Entrofeira, Vitosium, killing over 13,000 people.
- November 4th, 2008 - The Communist Party of Beleroskov dissasembles, ending the 108-year official communist rule in Beleroskov.
- March 29th, 2010 - The governments of Zamastan, Caspia, Rio Palito, Ruskayn, and Quetana form the Western Euronia Defense Alliance, ensuring that they will come to each other's aid in the event of a hostile attack or invasion.
- August 2nd, 2010 - Cyclone Emmanuel strikes Vulkaria and the Dominion of the Sanguine Church, resulting in over 700 deaths.
- November 12th, 2011 - 54 climbers are killed in an avalanche on Mount Glyder Fawr, the tallest mountain on Iearth.
- September 29th, 2012 - Tetrazoa rejoins Gladysynthia after 45 years of independence following a revolution, referendum, and treaty to join the Federation.
- February 4th, 2013 - Waywffon Morgan establishes the Cymru Defense Forces in Cadair.
- June 4th, 2014 - Xi Jingyi becomes the President of Yuan.
- December 5th, 2015 - President of Zamastan, Cassious Castovia, dies. Zacharias Castovia becomes President.
- August 7th, 2016 - The Konkurso Conflict between Cadair and Birnir begins.
- May 4th, 2017 - Izabell Bousieras is crowned the Queen of Rio Palito following the death of her father, King Maurice Bousieras.
- October 18th, 2017 - A series of terror attacks in Tofino, Zian, Zamastan, kill 438 people.
- October 24th - November 6th, 2018 - Third Danaska Conflict.
- January 5th, 2019 - East Chanchajillan President, Gideon Boer, is injured in an attempted assassination by West Chanchajillan agents.
- January 22nd, 2019 - Zacharias Castovia resigns over the Delavian Bribery Scandal; Anya Bishop becomes President of Zamastan.
- February 14th, 2019 - South Turania Offensive between East Chanchajilla and West Chanchajilla begins.
- August 31st, 2019 - 2019 Coastal Valley Earthquake kills 4,300 in Zamastan, mostly in the city of Kelowna.
- November 17th, 2019 - Anya Bishop resigns following the "PoverTea" Protests; Foley Sakzi becomes President of Zamastan.
- January 1st, 2020 - Katherine von Wettin becomes the Secretary-General of the Coalition of Crown Albatross.
- February 29th, 2020 - Thousands of protesters attempted to overthrow the Frederick Armbar dictatorship, but were crushed by government forces.
- March 3th, 2020 - Obergruppenkaiser Peter XXI Wettin is executed by a mob in Lerbin, Drambenburg.
- May 4th, 2020 - Zamastan invades the island nation of Ossinia, toppling the regime of Martin Saint-Yves.
- June 11th, 2020 - A devestating 8.7 magnitude earthquake rocks Northern Yuan, especially affecting the city of Xiani and killing over 32,000 people. A massive international relief effort is launced.
- June 15th, 2020 - Foley Sakzi announces he will not seek reelection in the 2020 Zamastan presidential election.
- July 2nd, 2020 - The Zamastanian consulate in Haruya, Jaginistan, is subjected to an attack by the terror group Al-Fijar, killing Ambassador Jamie Lake and 8 other Zamastanians.
- July 24th, 2020 - Nuclear physicist, Ethan Hyderland, is killed at his home in Lower Tariel.
- July 29th, 2020 - A bombing at the Syraranto Parliament in Covijo kills 23 in an attempted assassination of President Kyriakos Tasoulas.
- August 4th, 2020 - Syraranto begins a military offensive against the Balgita Nationalist Forces in the Western part of the country, considered to be the start of the Second Syraranto Civil War.
- September 16th, 2020 - Air Andaluni Flight 553 is bombed by Al-Fijar while en-route from Jade Harbor to Vongane, killing all 178 on board.
- September 22nd, 2020 - Atticus Moreau is elected President of Zamastan.