End of the Century
13, March, 1885: Czar Alexander II survives another assassination attempt
27, May, 1885: Czar Alexander II creates the Duma, or Russian Parliament, consisting of a house of the people, and a house of Boyars, or Russian nobles
31, July, 1886: Ottoman Empire invades the Russian Empire
14, September, 1887: Ottoman forces reach Volgograd.
17, May, 1888: Ottoman forces abandon the siege of Kazan
9, July, 1889: Ottoman Empire accepts Treaty of Odessa, surrenders Armenia and Kurdistan.
8, October, 1893: Universal suffrage is granted to the emancipated serfs.
10, November, 1896: Czar Alexander II dies, succeeded by Alexander III
18, September, 1899: China surrenders land north of the Tianshan mountains, along with parts of Manchuria
19, May, 1900: The Sayf min Islam regime returns with a coup in which Sultan Murat is overthrown and replaced by Sultan Diyanat II, the grandson of Sultan Suleiman Menelik.
19, February, 1900: Czar Alexander III dies, succeeded by Nicholas II
1, March, 1910: Czar Nicholas II is assassinated, succeeded by daughter, Valentina
The Great War/Interwar Years
17, April, 1914: Czarina Valentina declares war on Germany and Austria
19, May. 1914: The Turkish join the Central powers
28, June, 1919: Russian forces abandon the sieges of Berlin and Vienna after the Central Powers surrender.
29, December, 1920: Russia grants Poland independence
3, January, 1921: Lu Qianti overthrows the Chinese Emperor and establish the United Democratic People's Republics (UDPR).
3, July, 1922: Osman Menelik and his Red Turks begin rebelling against Warlords and the Young Turk government.
1, August, 1923: Women granted universal suffrage in Russia, constitution amended, Premier to be democratically elected
6, February, 1924: The Provinces of Palestine and Hejaz secede from the Turkish Republic
3, March, 1924: Chinese Imperial family killed by communist forces
1, September, 1924: first democratic Premieral election, won by Cayuz (sa-yooz) Party candidate Matvey Yusupov
18, January, 1925: Chairman Lu dies, replaced my Mao Zedong.
30, May, 1925: Baghdad falls to communist Osman Menelik, Young Turk government limited to Anatolia.
19, September, 1926: Constitution amended, office of Premier-General created. (If the premier dies or is incapable of carrying out their duties as Premier, the Premier-General takes command.)
1, September, 1928: Matvey Yusupov reelected by wide margin.
7, October, 1929: The stock market crashes.
5, December, 1929: Maks Alemareyiv, a the governor of Petrogradskya Oblast, announces that he will be running against Matvey Yusupov, hopefully on the Menshevik Party ticket
3, February, 1930: Russian actress Marya Brezenivsky murdered in her Kazan home.
5, July, 1930: Semyey Galkusky started taking public opinion polls for the Petrograd Weekly Examiner.
20, March, 1932: Maks Alemareyiv wins the Tatarstan primary.
10, May, 1932: Maks Alemareyiv wins the Shutvirk Vuchvokatchisthva, or Super Thursday, clinching the Menshevik Party nomination.
1, September, 1932: In a landslide, Maks Alemareyiv wins the Premieral Election.
20, March, 1933: Maks Alemareyiv is sworn in as premier, along with 208 members of the Menshevik Party to their Representative posts, resulting in a Menshevik supermajority.
19, September, 1933: Communist Guerrilla Ioseb Jughashvili (Joseph Stalin) arrested and convicted for the Brezenivsky murder.
29, February, 1934: The fascist governments in Germany, Austria, Spain, Portugal, Hungary, Italy, and Bulgaria sign the Munich Pact.
18, May, 1934: China and Nippon sign a non-aggression pact, and plan to split Manchuria between them.
1, September, 1934: Mikhal Alexiov elected to the Duma as the Tatarstan representative.
9, December, 1934: Russian Premier Alemareyiv and US President Roosevelt sign the Joint Defense Treaty, forming the Russo-American alliance.
5, January, 1935: Maks Alemareyiv signs the TransRussian Highway act, analogous with the Interstate Highway.
25, May, 1935: Galkusky Polls show that the Alemareyiv Administration has a 92% approval rating, their highest ever.
19, October, 1935: Germany annexes Austria.
23: December, 1935: Germany annexes Hungary.
January-May, 1936: Polish engineer Lech Byrencski designs the Byrencski Line, a defensive line between Poland and Germany.
3, May, 1936: Germany annexes Bulgaria.
1, July, 1936: Unemployment in Russia and the United States goes down for the first time since 1929.
1, September, 1936: Maks Alemareyiv reelected.
9, September, 1936: Spain annexes Portugal.
1, May, 1937: Premier Alemareyiv and President Roosevelt meet with Neville Chamberlain, discuss the worsening situation in Europe and the threat of the Fascist League.
World War II
8, November, 1937: Germany annexes Spain, Italy invades Albania and Greece.
19, April, 1938: A Russian Plot comes to fruition, native Africans rebel against the Afrikaners and the Apartheid. This forces the Afrikaner’s hand, forces them to join the Fascist League, legitimizing Russian and American military aid to the rebelling Africans.
21, April, 1938: The Afrikaner government joins the Fascist League even as Ade Mbesa takes Pretoria and Johannesburg
5, May, 1938: Germany annexes Afrikaner-controlled South Africa.
16, September, 1938: Germany invades Rumania.
19, September, 1938: Maks Alemareyiv rushes a declaration of war on Germany.
20, September, 1938: Neville Chamberlain resigns, replaced by Winston Churchill.
21, October: The Afrikaners draw up a line of defense around the Cape of Good Hope.
9, November, 1938: Namibia falls to Africans rebelling against Afrikaners.
2, January, 1939: Cape Town falls to rebelling Africans.
21, March, 1939: Germans capture Paris and Istanbul.
30, July, 1939: Germany invades Russia
3, May, 1940: Ade Mbesa invades German-occupied Portuguese West Africa
10, January, 1940: A Nipponese bomber group attacks Dutch Harbor AK and Honolulu HI simultaneously.
11, January, 1940: The United States declares war on Nippon.
17, January, 1940: Germany declares war on the United States
15, May, 1940: Siege of Johnston Atoll by the Nipponese begins.
21, July, 1940: Russian forces engage Germans at Chernobyl, where they turned the invasion back before they reached Kiev.
19, September, 1940: The siege of Johnston Atoll ended with a decisive Nipponese defeat.
21, December, 1940: Palestinian forces begin a counterattack that will leave all German forces in Arabia in a pocket.
13, January, 1941: A Chinese force landed in occupied British Somaliland.
19, May, 1941: Luanda falls to African Liberation Army forces.
21, May, 1941: ALA forces invade Fascist League East Africa (Mozambique)
3, September, 1941: German forces are stalled outside Tallinn, where they try, but fail, to lay siege to the city.
5, January, 1942: Captain Semyey Alexiov, son of Mikhal Alexiov, along with 38 crewmembers on the S.E.V. Yerkatinburg are stranded in the Baltic after the ship is torpedoed 120 miles south of Gotland. They are rescued after four days.
19, January, 1942: The Luftwaffe begins bombing Volgograd.
1, March, 1942: Imperial Air Force engages Luftwaffe at Donetsk
14, May, 1942: Russian troops sailed down the Don river.
15, May, 1942: Franklin Delano Roosevelt and Winston Churchill discuss the possibility of an amphibious landing in France, along with a Russian invasion up the Danube River.
16, May, 1942: The Imperial Navy bombards Constanta, Rumania.
17, July, 1942: US/ANZAC forces begin the thrust up the Solomon Islands.
19, July, 1942: The Mariana Islands fall to US forces.
20, July, 1942:Battle at Guadalcanal begins.
21, July, 1942: Israeli forces begin thrust into Turkey, winning a decisive victory at Konya.
21, August, 1942: US scientists detonate kiloton-class atom bomb in New Mexico.
30: August, 1942: US forces break the standoff in the Solomon Islands, begin landing on either end of the Philippines.
1, September, 1942: Russian scientists detonate an atom bomb in between Aral and Baikonur.
5, September, 1942: British/Indian forces land at Yangon.
7, September, 1942: British/Indian forces begin siege of Mandalay, Burmese in the area revolt.
10, September, 1942: Russia begins an invasion of the German-occupied portion of the Ottoman empire.
13, September, 1942: Nipponese forces abandoned the sieges of Beijing and Wuhan.
14, September, 1942: US/British forces land in Normandy.
15, September, 1942: Russian troops cross the Bosporus into Europe.
17, September, 1942: US/British/Canadian troops capture the town of Caen.
18, September, 1942: Greece is liberated from German occupation.
19, September, 1942: Cherbourg falls to US/British/Canadian forces.
22, September, 1942: Franklin D Roosevelt and Maks Alemareyiv meet in Liberated Sevastopol with Winston Churchill, Ade Mbesa, and Mao Zedong to discuss the end of the war.
24, September, 1942: It is decided at the Sevastopol Conference that all means necessary must be used to extract an unconditional surrender from the Axis.
October, 1942: Holland and Belgium are liberated, US Forces capture Indochina.
26, December, 1942: Russian Zabolsky Z-119 bombers drop atom bombs on Munich, Berlin, Bonn, Bremen, and Hamburg. 732,000 are killed, 5 million injured. Hitler is killed, Erich Hartman, the new Führer, surrenders.
1, January, 1943: American B-17 bombers drops atom bombs on Tokyo, Hiroshima, Osaka, Kyoto, and Sapporo (Tsariskya).
3, January, 1943: Japan sues for peace.
The Postwar Years
13, May, 1943: the Red Turks seized power in Turkey, establish the SDTC, or Sosyalist Devlet Türk Cumhuriyeti, which translates to Socialist Republic of the Turkish State.
21, July, 1943: United Republics of South Africa established, constitution written. Ade Mbesa made Provisional President until elections can be held.
19, December, 1943: Chinese forces establish the People’s Republic of Ethiopia.
29, January, 1944: The Young Turk government sets up a government-in-exile in Nicosia, Cyprus.
30, May, 1944: Maks Alemareyiv assassinated by former SS officer Heinrich Stelssen. Succeeded by Andrei Milankichov
6, June, 1944: A Day of Mourning is declared in URSA, the UDPR, Russia, United States, Britain, liberated France, Occupied Europe, and the PRE.
9, October, 1944: 39 Nazi officials are executed for War crimes.
10, November, 1944: Ade Mbesa elected president of the United Republics of Southern Africa (URSA)
1, January, 1945: The Treaty of Valetta is signed. Large regions of Germany are ceded to other countries, United Nations established
12, January, 1945: Negotiations break down between the US/Russian alliance and the UDPR, with the UDPR refusing to end it's occupation and reintegrate Nippon. The Nipponese Socialist Republic (North Nippon), and the Republic of Nippon, (South Nippon), are established.
15, January, 1945: Ade Mbesa sworn in a president of URSA
12, April, 1945: Franklin Delano Roosevelt dies, a day of mourning is declared in the US, UK, France, occupied Europe, and South Nippon.
25, May, 1945: A coup in Thailand overthrows the provisional government, sets up a pro-UCSR government.
30, August, 1945: A communist revolution in Indochina overthrows the Provisional Government.
19, October, 1945: 91 diplomats at the US embassy in Sofia are held hostage by 19 armed former SS officers.
23, December, 1945: Former SS officers gunned down in showdown with Russian soldiers.
24, December, 1945: The 87 surviving hostages are returned to their families.
7, January, 1946: India partitioned into Pakistan, Burma, Bengal, Sri Lanka, and India proper.
12, March, 1946: A bomb attack on the UN headquarters site kills 67 construction workers, sets back construction.
29, May, 1946: Thai and Indochinese forces invade Burma and Bengal.
31, September, 1946: Bengali and Burmese surrender. Socialist governments are set up.
30, October, 1946: China annexes Taiwan, Korea, and Tibet.
27, November, 1946: Neo-Nazi groups declared to be threats to national security in US
12, January, 1947: Yugoslavia, South Nippon, Poland, Germany, Albania, Greece, Canada, the United States, Russia, Britain, Ireland, Italy, Austria, Belgium, The Netherlands, Spain, Portugal, Rumania, Bulgaria, Norway, Iceland, Denmark, and Mexico form the Northern Alliance, headquartered in Bonn.
21, March, 1947: A coup in the Provisional Government in Malaysia leads to the establishment of the Malay Socialist Republic.
13, May, 1947: The Bangkok Treaty is signed by Malaysia, Thailand, China, Burma, Bengal, North Nippon
21, July, 1947: American pilot Chuck Yeager breaks the sound barrier.
1, October, 1947: All Northern Alliance nations recognize the sovereignty of URSA and the People’s Republic of Ethiopia
3, December, 1947: All Bangkok Treaty members recognize the sovereignty of URSA and the People’s Republic of Ethiopia.
12, January, 1948: Mimicking the independence of India, the East African Federation is established and recognized by all nations of the world.
19, March, 1948: Andrei Milankichov becomes the first Premier to visit the United States, in the Lower East Side of Manhattan he calls Neo-Nazi and racial hate groups “Terrorist Organizations” This is the first time the term “Terrorism” is coined.
21, March, 1948: A bomb goes off in Grand Central Station, killing 57. Andrei Milankichov would have been killed, had his Goncharov Khruisher, an expensive Russian car, not broken down.
15, July, 1948: The United States detonates a Hydrogen Bomb.
19, November, 1948: Several colonies declare independence and form the United Federation of the Congo.
1, September, 1948: Andrei Milankichov is elected premier.
4, November, 1948: Harry Truman is elected president.
23, January, 1949: A PRE-Backed coup sets up the Socialist Republic of Nigeria.
3, March, 1949: Oil is discovered in Najd.
12, May, 1949: Winston Churchill gives his “Curtain of Darkness” speech on the spread of Maoism.
19, July, 1949: A Neo-Nazi throws a bomb into Harry Truman’s car while he‘s on a visit to survey the reconstruction of Berlin. To the shock of the onlookers, Truman throws the bomb back at the would-be assassin.
The Arabian War
12, September, 1949: Najd invades Hejaz, starting the Arabian War.
17, September, 1949: A UN task force invades Najd in Operation Sandstorm
15, October, 1949: Palestine joins the Northern Alliance.
3, January, 1950: Riyadh is captured by coalition forces.
4, May, 1950: Andrei Milankichov visits Madinah, the capital of Hejaz.
19, May, 1950: The occupation of Germany is lifted. All Russian troops set for deployment in Germany are diverted to Arabia.
20, May, 1950: Erich Hartmann is appointed provisional chancellor until 1952.
14, June, 1950: Ethiopian forces launch a counteroffensive against UN forces in Arabia.
June-August, 1950: Aden, Sana’a, Jidda, Makka, and Madinah fall in rapid succession.
July, 4, 1950: A Neo-Nazi once again fails in an attempt on Harry Truman’s life.
14, August, 1950: Once the sympathy for Truman after the attempt on his life faded, a Gallup poll showed that his approval ratings were below 35%.
21, August, 1950: Erich Hartmann pledges 35,000 troops to the Arabian War.
9, September, 1950: A UN counterattack begins via Palestine.
September-November, 1950: UN forces reoccupy all of Hejaz, along with northern Najd and it’s Persian Gulf coast.
17, October, 1950: Truman fires general Daniel MacArthur for proposing the use of nuclear force against Ethiopia, among other disputes. This is seen as a mistake by the public, and Truman’s approval rating drops further.
9, January, 1951: After many setbacks, including a bomb attack, the UN headquarters is finished.
21, March, 1951: A bomb is set off by Neo-Nazis that blows up the spire of the Empire State Building. 89 are killed.
14, June, 1951: URSA and the Congolese Federation sign the Free African Mutual Defense Pact (FRAMDEP).
17, September, 1951: The US, Russia, and South Nippon sign the Nipponese Joint Defense Pact, ending the occupation of South Nippon and allowing South Nippon to have it's own military.
14, December, 1951: Armistice talks begin over the Arabian War.
29, March, 1952: Former General Dwight D Eisenhower announces his intent to run for president.
14, May, 1952: China/UDPR detonates a 2 megaton hydrogen bomb.
4, June, 1952: Dwight D Eisenhower and Nikita Khrushchev become the Republican and Cayuz (sa-yooz) party candidates of the US Presidential and Russian Premier candidates.
16, August, 1952: Seemingly just to spite Truman, Republican candidate Dwight D Eisenhower made Douglas MacArthur his running mate.
4, September, 1952: A portent of a sour election for Truman, his Russian counterpart Andrei Milankichov failed in his attempt at a third term. Nikita Khrushchev, running alongside Leonid Brezhnev, win on the Cayuz party ticket.
2, November, 1952: Truman loses the election to the Eisenhower/MacArthur ticket.
5, December, 1952: An Armistice is signed, ending the Arabian War. Hejaz gains the Najdi east coast, and the An Nafud.
The Race To Space
9, January, 1953: The Chinese launch the satellite Xing Yi.
12, January, 1953: Premier Khrushchev makes a statement that "The Constitutional Empire of Russia will not stand still. I assure you that even as the Chinese launch their satellite, the Russian people and those in the United States WILL meet the Chinese and their challenge. Not only will we meet them, but we will surpass and outdo them. It is on this day that I declare that we shall put a man in space before this decade is out, and it will be one of the greatest journeys that Russia has ever undertaken."
20, January, 1953: Dwight D. Eisenhower is sworn in as president.
13, March, 1953: The Chinese launch Xing Er, with a cat, Can Ri Chu, onboard. The cat would die within 17 hours.
19, April 1953: The European Economic Community (EEC) is formed. Members initially include France, Benelux, Germany, Poland, Italy, Yugoslavia, and Austria.
29, May, 1953: Tibetan Emigrees set up a government-in-exile in Osaka.
13, July, 1953: The Russians launch Sputnik 1
8, September, 1953: The United States launches Explorer I.
November 21 – Authorities at the British Natural History Museum announce that the skull of the Piltdown Man, one of the most famous fossil skulls in the world, is a hoax.
27, February, 1954: Verazzano I is launched by the United States.
1, March, 1954: Verazzano I lands on the moon.
19, April, 1954: Communist Guerrillas in Ejército de Liberación del Pueblo launch an insurrection in West Guiana.
19, June, 1954: Communist East Guiana invades Capitalist West Guiana
24, August, 1954: US launches first communications satellite.
21, September, 1954: Russian forces begin "Police Action" in Guiana.
31, October, 1954: The Algerian Liberation Front begins an insurrection against French Colonial Rule.
4, November, 1954: The Republic of Sicily joins the Northern Alliance.
12, December, 1954: Ellis Island closes.
7, January, 1955: Premier Khrushchev sends military advisors to assess the situation in Guiana.
14, January, 1955: After several years of quiet, US President Eisenhower declares victory over White Supremacists and Neo-Nazis.
19, January, 1955: Brown Vs The Board of Education of Topeka concluded by US supreme court. The Court's ruling was that segregation in schools was immoral and unconstitutional.
29, January, 1955: In retaliation for Brown Vs The Board of Education of Topeka, the Ku Klux Klan detonates a car bomb in a predominately black neighborhood in Birmingham, Alabama.
14, February, 1955: President Eisenhower declares that a "War on Terrorism" has been declared. With a much more fanatical and violent KKK than in OTL, a bill to declare the KKK a Terrorist Organization is introduced in congress.
12, April, 1955: The United States launches Hudson I, with a dog named Pluto. The probe orbited the Earth 21 times, then came down to Earth 27 miles from the South Jersey shore.
29, May, 1955: Russia declares war on East Guiana.
17, July, 1955: Disneyland opens in Anaheim, California.
20, August, 1955: Hundreds are killed in anti-French rioting in Morocco and Algeria.
12, September: Juan Peron loses power in a military coup.
1, October, 1955: Austria, Basquia, and Tyrol issue joint declarations of neutrality.
3-7, November, 1955: From the small hours of the morning, to 8 o'clock on the night of the Seventh, Neo-Nazi Mark Wilson opened fire on crowds in Washington DC. 39 people were killed, and Wilson was gunned down by the Police on the seventh.
12, November, 1955: The Klan De-Legalization Act is passed. All Klan members are banned from civil service, and are banned from attaining a higher position in any corporation they are currently a part of. All leaders are declared traitors to the State, and joining the group becomes high treason.
2, January, 1956: The Russians launch a monkey, named Pyotr, into orbit. he was recovered near Yekratinburg, seven days later.
21, January, 1956: Ade Mbesa announces that, owing to health problems, he will not run for a fourth term.
7, February, 1956: Adlai Stevenson announces that he will run for the Democratic Nomination.
19, May, 1956: China detonates the Di Zha Dan, or Emperor of Bombs, in the Taklamakan Desert. The blast measured 50 megatons and destroyed an area the size of Rhode Island.
12, June, 1956: Neo-Nazis blew up a span of the George Washington Bridge. Called "6/12", it kills 1100 people
14, June, 1956: Amidst criticism of his handling of the crisis, Dwight D Eisenhower gives his "Defense of Freedom" speech. It's commonly considered the speech that saved his presidency, not to mention his reelection, it turns public opinion of his handling of it around.
12, August, 1956: The US launches a chimpanzee, named Stella, into space.
4, November, 1956: Due to surging public support, the Eisenhower/MacArthur ticket wins re-election by a landslide.
12, December, 1956: Seven men, lead by Josiah Compton, create the organization White Knights of the Crusades, an Al-Qaeda-like Neo-Nazi organization
12, March, 1957: A year later than OTL, the Montgomery US Boycott begins.
4, May, 1957: Russia launches the first man into space.
The Race to the Moon
28, May, 1957: A truck bomb in Atlanta kills 21 at a hotel where several civil rights leaders are staying. Among the injured is Reverend Martin Luther King Jr. He is shaken by the bomb attack, but is now even more determined to be the better man and attain equal rights for all without violence. The WKC later claims responsibility for the attack.
31, June, 1957: A gay couple were found beaten to death on a road near Altoona, Pennsylvania. This brought to the attention for the first time of the plight of GLBTs.
12, July, 1957: With Icarus I the United States launches a person into space.
20, August, 1957: West Guiana invades East Guiana.