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Geography & History

Miscellaneous Timelines

On the Lighter Side

Did you ever wonder what it would cost to purchase all the gifts in "The 12 Days of Christmas"? What kind of career you might have had in 55 BCE? What Shakespeare's English really sounded like?



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 History

Science & Technology

Money Values


Make Your Own

  • How to Make a Timeline: Instructions on how to create your own timeline.
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  • Timeline Generator: Select a custom date range to create a historical timeline of events listed in the Digital History database.
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  • Make a Chronology: Select a subject and custom date range to create a historical chronology.
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Author: Gaston County Public Library
Title: Timeline & Chronologies
Revised: 22 August 2022

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