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History & Biography

General

Are you creating a timeline as a history assignment, as a family history page, or for a family birthday or anniversary? Here are some helpful books and websites that contain thousands of dates to help you with your project.

You can find even more books than those listed below by searching our Catalog by Subject for Chronology.

World History

North Carolina

American & 20th Century

Science & Technology

Money Values

Genealogy

  • Ancestry.com Genealogy Toolkit for help creating a chronology
    Go to: https://support.ancestry.com/s/article/ka2150000009PSmAAM/Ancestry-Genealogy-Toolkit?lang=en-US

Make Your Own

  • How to Make a Timeline: Instructions on how to create your own timeline.
    Go to: http://dohistory.org/on_your_own/toolkit/timeline.html
  • Timeline Generator: Select a custom date range to create a historical timeline of events listed in the Digital History database.
    Go to: http://www.digitalhistory.uh.edu/timelines/timelines.cfm
  • Make a Chronology: Select a subject and custom date range to create a historical chronology.
    Go to: http://www.americancenturies.mass.edu/chronology/make_chronology.jsp

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