Historical Timelines Websites
TheHenryFord.org: This website has an admirable collection of events from 1750-1939. It has some international scope, but it pretty US centric.
Diversity Timeline: This PBS.org page provides “an overview of segregation and integration, cultural and gender diversity in American history, from the 1600s” through 1996, presented as a timeline. Part of the PBS series on firefighting, “Test of Courage.”
Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History: The Metropolitan Museum of Art provides an interesting background on the art that is featured at the Met.
The Leakey Foundation: This website features discoveries about early humans (anthropological etc) going back to 1840.
Library of Congress Timeline of Congressional Documents: Did you ever want to know what U.S. history looks like in documents? This is the place to go to view our history through documents generated by the U.S. Congress.
Library of Congress Immigration Timeline: From 1786 to 2001, this timeline shows the history of immigration for various ethnic groups.
London’s Explosive History: This NPR timeline features a history of London starting with World War I.
Timelines of History: This website contains timelines of historical events from the big bang to 2008. Events are listed by historical period, by day of the year, country, or U.S. State.
IPL Subject Lists: The Internet Public Library is a good tool for finding good, credible, free, online resources.