$ npm install all-of-human-history
This Node package contains date and blurbs for major historical events covering about the last 5000 years of human history, from the late bronze age to 2015.
// Get array of all eventsconst history = ;history----start: year: 1721event: 'Robert Walpole becomes the first Prime Minister of Great Britain (de facto)'start: year: 1721event: 'The Treaty of Nystad is signed, ending the Great Northern War'start: year: 1721event: 'Kangxi Emperor bans Christian missionaries because of Pope Clement XI\'s decree'start: year: 1721event: 'Peter I reforms the Russian Orthodox Church'start: year: 1722event: 'Afghans conquer Iran, overthrowing the Safavid Shah Sultan Husayn'start: year: 1722 event: 'Kangxi Emperor of China dies'start: year: 1722event: 'Bartholomew Roberts is killed in a sea battle off the African coast'start: year: 1722end: year: 1723event: 'Russo-Persian War'start: year: 1722end: year: 1725event: 'Controversy over William Wood\'s halfpence leads to the Drapier\'s Letters and begins the Irish economic independence from England movement'
Events are structured:
"event": STRING Blub about the event"start":"year": NUMBER When the event took place or started Always present?"end":"year": NUMBER When the event ended Only present if the event spanned multiple years
All of the data in this dataset was initially scraped from Wikipedia from pages like this: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Timeline_of_modern_history
./data for individual datasets that were collected.