4 BC Jesus is born (est).
26 John the Baptist begins his ministry.
30 Jesus is crucified in Jerusalem by Roman Governor, Pontius Pilate.
35 The Apostle Paul is converted to Christianity and begins his advocacy for his faith.
47 The Church of the East is created by Saint Thomas.
59 The Apostle Paul is imprisoned in Rome.
60 First gospel is published (thought to be the Gosple of Mark).
70 A Jewish rebellion against Roman rule. The temple in Jerusalem is destroyed.
70 The centre of Christianity is moved to Antioch, Alexandria and Rome.
90 The Book of Revelation and Gospel of Saint John are written.
313 Emperor Constantine makes practicing Christianity legal within the Roman Empire.
325 Emperor Constantine calls the first ecumenical council at Nicea.
397 Synod at Carthage ratifies the 27 books of the New Testament as sacred scripture.
664 Synod of Whitby ratifies the authority of the Pope in England.
1099 The First Crusade ends with the successful seige of Jerusalem.
1517 Martin Luther posts his 95 Theses in Wittenburg, Germany, beginning the Protestant reformation.
1782 Gnadenhütten massacre: Ninety-six Native Americans in Gnadenhutten, Ohio, who had converted to Christianity are killed by Pennsylvania militiamen in retaliation for raids carried out by other Indians.