The Movie Timeline - be obsessive, be very obsessive


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1838

The Count of Monte Cristo arrives in a lavish balloon. (Paris - The Count of Monte Cristo)

Count Orlok arrives in the area and takes aim on his real estate agent's wife. (Bremen - Nosferatu)

12th January: After his Mormon bank fails in the Panic of 1837, Joseph Smith flees Kirtland, Ohio, to avoid arrest and heads for Missouri to rebuild his religious community. (September Dawn)

12th March: Lewis D. Bell is born. (Night of the Living Dead 3D)

21st April: John Muir is born. (Dunbar, Scotland - Guardian of the Wilderness)

26th August: Ralph Waldo Emerson meets Thomas Carlyle. (The Adventures of Mark Twain)

25th October: Georges Bizet is born. (Paris, France - The Doors)

1839

A mutiny occurs on a slave ship heading to the north-east of America. (Amistad)

5th March: Charlotte Bronte writes to the Reverend Henry Nussey, declining marriage. (Bront)

2nd July: Africans on the Cuban schooner Amistad rise up against their captors, kill two crewmembers and seize control of the ship, which had been transporting them to a life of slavery on a sugar plantation at Puerto Principe, Cuba. (Amistad)

11th October: Her Majesty Queen Victoria holds a dinner party followed by a dance in honour of H.S.H. Prince Ernest and H.S.H. Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha. Mr. Johann Strauss and his company of musicians once again have the honour of performing for Her Majesty. Victoria and Albert warm to one another during their first waltz together. Victoria informs Lord Melbourne that she has made up her mind and decides to propose marriage to Albert. (London England - Victoria the Great)

December: Abraham Lincoln meets Mary Todd and receives a letter from Sturgess with the name of his first vampire target. (Springfield, Illinois - Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter)

5th December: Union General George Armstrong Custer is born. (Harrison County, Ohio - They Died with Their Boots On)

1840

Abraham Lincoln and Mary Todd get engaged. (Springfield, Illinois - Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter)

Captain John Boyd investigates rumours of cannibalism at a remote fort. (Ravenous)

A post office called The First Post becomes a public house. (Newton Haven, UK - The World's End)

10th February: Queen Victoria of England marries her first cousin, Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha at St. James Palace. (London, England - Sixty Glorious Years)

24th February: Former President John Quincy Adams begins to argue the Amistad case in front of the U.S. Supreme Court. (Washington, D.C. - Amistad)

7th April: Down-on-his-luck farmer, Jabez Stone, sells his soul to the Devil (aka, Mr. Scratch) for a fortune in Hessian gold. (New Hampshire, USA - The Devil and Daniel Webster)

7th May: A newspaper says that six bodies have been found. These are the bodies of vampires killed by Abraham Lincoln. (Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter)

1841

Alejandro Murrieta becomes the new Zorro as Don Rafael Montero plots to exploit Californian peasants. (The Mask of Zorro)

10th May: James Gordon Bennett Jr is born. (New York City - Stanley and Livingstone)

1842

An African-American slave named Alexander is born. (Django Unchained)

8th April: Elizabeth Bacon Custer is born. (Monroe, Michigan - Custer of the West)

4th November: Abraham Lincoln and Mary Todd get married. (Springfield, Illinois - Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter)

4th November: Abraham Lincoln marries Mary Todd. (Springfield, Illinois - Young Mr. Lincoln)

18th November: Abraham Lincoln and Joshua Speed rescue William Johnson from vampire leader Adam. (New Orleans, Louisiana - Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter)

1843

William Holmes is born. (Night of the Living Dead)

Samuel is born. (Night of the Living Dead 3D)

10th January: Frank James is born. (Clay County, Missouri - The Assassination of Jesse James)

29th January: William McKinley is born. (Niles, Ohio - Rough Riders)

24th December: Ebeneezer Scrooge is visited by several ghosts in order to change his ways. (A Christmas Carol)

25th December: Ebeneezer Scrooge changes his ways and finally gives a pay-raise to his employee Bob Cratchit. (London - A Christmas Carol)

1844

Scarlett O'Hara is born (Georgia - Gone With The Wind)

Libby Cook is born. (Offspring)

Zeke Kern is born. (Bodega Bay, California - Puppet Master II)

4th March: Akashi Clan House Elder Zusho Mamiya commits ritual harakiri as a public protest against the Shogun's decision to elevate his evil, sadistic half-brother, Lord Naritsugu Matsudaira, to a seat on the Shogun Council. (Japan - 13 Assassins)

7th March: Shogun Council Elder Sir Doi compels samurai Shinzaemon Shimada to assemble a team of assassins to kill Lord Naritsugu Matsudaira before he can reach Edo to take a seat on the Shogun Council. (Japan - 13 Assassins)

19th May: Nicholas and Joanna Van Ryn, powerful landowners, invite Miranda Wells, an ambitious farmer's daughter and distant relative, to live at their mansion on the Dragonwyck estate to act as a companion to their young daughter Katrine. (Hudson Valley, New York - Dragonwyck)

27th June: Joseph and Hyrum Smith are murdered when an anti-Mormon mob breaks into a jail where they are being held. (Carthage, Illinois - September Dawn)

October: Sarah Bernhardt is born on the 22nd or 23rd. (Paris, France - The Doors)

1845

A sleigh called Evie is built. (Arthur Christmas)

Dr Dolittle spoke to some animals. (Dr. Dolittle)

Albus Dumbledore born. (Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone)

Sam Houston is dissuaded from establishing Texas as a republic by cattle baron Devereaux Burke. (Texas - Lone Star)

Burgess Cook is born. (Offspring)

The shop where Tristan Thorn will later work is established. (Wall - Stardust)

James "Wolverine" Logan extracts his bone claws for the first time killing his biological father, because he murdered his foster father. He runs away with brother Victor to the United States afterwards. (Canada - X-Men Origins: Wolverine)

29th June: James Dupp is born. (Darkman II: The Return of Durant)

1846

Priest Vallon is killed by Butcher Bill. (New York - Gangs of New York)

Elias Howe invents the sewing machine. (Help!)

Oscar Wilde born. (Velvet Goldmine)

16th February: Priest Vallon is killed by Butcher Bill. (Five Points, New York - Gangs of New York)

1847

Agnes Cook is born. (Offspring)

Chateau d'Yquem is made. (France - Red 2)

Mycroft Holmes, brother of Sherlock, is born. (Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows)

5th September: Jesse James is born. (Clay County, Missouri - The Assassination of Jesse James)

1848

Cyrus Rooney is born. (Tennessee - John Dies at the End)

24th January: Gold discovered at Sutter's Creek. (East of San Francisco, California - Sutter's Gold)

21st February: John Quincy Adams suffers a stroke. (Amistad)

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