Timelines & Calendars

Use the resources here to:

  • Find a specific date in history
  • Find information on specific events, trends and topics in history

UCSD Only Resources with this icon may be accessed through on-campus computers, including those located in the Libraries. However, off-campus access is restricted to current UCSD students, faculty, and staff.


Timelines & Calendars (online)     General Timeline & Calendar Books in Geisel Library     Timeline & Calendar Books on Specific Subjects in Geisel Library

TIMELINES & CALENDARS (online)
Oxford Reference Online – Timelines UCSD Only
Calendars through the Age
Official U.S. Time
Time and Date

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GENERAL TIMELINE & CALENDAR BOOKS IN GEISEL LIBRARY *
The Big Book of Dates
The Book of Calendars
Cassell's Chronology of World History: Dates, Events and Ideas that Made History
A Dictionary of Dates
The Timetables of History: A Historical Linkage of People and Events

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TIMELINE & CALENDAR BOOKS ON SPECIFIC SUBJECTS IN GEISEL LIBRARY **
Chronology of American history
Chronology of American Indian history : the trail of the wind
Chronology of world slavery
Day by day, the (thirties, forties, fifties, sixties, seventies and eighties)
Japanese chronological tables from 601 to 1872 A.D
World War II : day by day

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* Partial listing - For additional resources, search the UC San Diego Catalog (Roger) by subject:

** Partial listing – The Library has chronology/calendar books on many different topics. For additional resources, go to the UC San Diego Libraries Catalog (Roger), select Advanced Keyword Search, search by Keyword: chronology and subject keyword: [your subject]. See below.

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