Historical Events By Year API

Historical Events By Year API

The Historical Events By Year API allows users to retrieve significant world events that occurred during a specific year.

About the API:

The Historical Events By Year API provides access to an extensive database of world-historical events that have occurred throughout human history. Users can query the API with a specific year, between 3200 BCE and the year 2000, and retrieve a list of significant events that took place during that time period. The API is a valuable resource for researchers, historians, and educators, as well as for anyone interested in learning more about the events that have shaped the world we live in today.

The Historical Events By Year API includes a wide range of events, such as political developments, social movements, scientific discoveries, and cultural milestones.

Users can incorporate the Historical Events By Year API into a variety of applications and platforms, such as educational resources, news and media outlets, and historical research tools. With this API, users can easily access and analyze historical events, making it an invaluable resource for anyone interested in understanding the past and its impact on the present.

What your API receives and what your API provides (input/output)?

It will receive a parameter and provide you with a JSON.

What are the most common uses cases of this API?

Educational resources: Schools and universities can use the API to provide students with quick access to historical events, and to help them better understand the context of various periods of history.

Research: Historians and researchers can use the API to gather data on specific years in history, to better understand the trends and events that shaped them.

Cultural institutions: Libraries, museums, and other cultural institutions can use the API to provide patrons with information on historical events related to various exhibits or collections.

Content creation: Journalists, writers, and other content creators can use the API to research and fact-check historical events for articles, books, and other publications.

Genealogy research: People can use the API to research historical events that may have impacted their ancestors, helping them to build a more complete family history.

Travel planning: Tour operators, travel bloggers, and others can use the API to identify historical events and landmarks that may be of interest to travelers.

Social media: Social media managers can use the API to find interesting historical events to share with their followers, potentially increasing engagement and reach.

Quiz and trivia games: Game developers can use the API to create historical trivia games or quiz apps.

Data analysis: Researchers and data analysts can use the API to gather data on historical trends and events, and to identify patterns and correlations.

Personal curiosity: Individuals can use the API to satisfy their own curiosity about historical events and trends, and to gain a deeper understanding of history.

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API Documentation


The Fetch Historical Events By Year endpoint is a feature of the Historical Events By Year API that allows users to retrieve notable world events that occurred during a specific year. Users can query the API with a specific year between 3200 BCE and the year 2000 to retrieve a summary of historical events, including wars, cultural achievements, scientific discoveries, and more. The endpoint returns a list of events with brief descriptions and associated dates. This endpoint can be useful for a variety of applications, including educational resources, research, cultural institutions, and personal curiosity. It provides a quick and easy way to access significant historical events for a given year.

GET https://zylalabs.com/api/1492/historical+events+by+year+api/1231/fetch+historical+events+by+year

Fetch Historical Events By Year - Endpoint Features
Object Description
year [Required] Format must be: YYYY. For example: 1985
Test Endpoint


                                                                                                                                                                                                                            {"results":[{"id":2667,"order":"2665.00000000000000000000","Year":"1985","Event":"March 7: Michael Jackson and Lionel Richie, USA For Africa released We Are the World.","UID":"2667"},{"id":2668,"order":"2666.00000000000000000000","Year":"1985","Event":"March 11: Mikhail Gorbachev becomes General Secretary of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union.","UID":"2668"},{"id":2669,"order":"2667.00000000000000000000","Year":"1985","Event":"March 15: End of military leadership in Brazil.","UID":"2669"},{"id":2670,"order":"2668.00000000000000000000","Year":"1985","Event":"March 31: WWE holds their first WrestleMania event.","UID":"2670"},{"id":2671,"order":"2669.00000000000000000000","Year":"1985","Event":"June: End of 1982 Lebanon War.","UID":"2671"},{"id":2672,"order":"2670.00000000000000000000","Year":"1985","Event":"July 13: Live Aid.","UID":"2672"},{"id":2673,"order":"2671.00000000000000000000","Year":"1985","Event":"August 20: Beginning of the Iran–Contra affair, a political scandal in the United States that occurred during the second term of the Reagan Administration involving the sale of arms to the Khomeini government of the Islamic Republic of Iran.","UID":"2673"},{"id":2674,"order":"2672.00000000000000000000","Year":"1985","Event":"September 1: 73 years after the infamous disaster, the wreck of the Titanic is found off the coast of Newfoundland by a joint French–American expedition led by Jean-Louis Michel of IFREMER and Robert Ballard of the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution.","UID":"2674"},{"id":2675,"order":"2673.00000000000000000000","Year":"1985","Event":"September 19: An earthquake in Mexico City, magnitude 8.0, kills from 5,000 to 45,000 people.","UID":"2675"},{"id":2676,"order":"2674.00000000000000000000","Year":"1985","Event":"October 1: Release date of the Macintosh 128K, the first successful mass-market personal computer to feature a graphical user interface, built-in screen, and mouse.","UID":"2676"},{"id":2677,"order":"2675.00000000000000000000","Year":"1985","Event":"October 18: North American release date of the Nintendo Entertainment System, a rebranding of Nintendo's Family Computer.","UID":"2677"},{"id":2678,"order":"2676.00000000000000000000","Year":"1985","Event":"November 13: The Armero tragedy, in which 20,000 people die following the eruption of the Nevado del Ruiz stratovolcano in Tolima, Colombia.","UID":"2678"},{"id":2679,"order":"2677.00000000000000000000","Year":"1985","Event":"November 20: Windows 1.0, the first Microsoft Windows operating system, released.","UID":"2679"},{"id":2680,"order":"2678.00000000000000000000","Year":"1985","Event":"First use of DNA fingerprinting.","UID":"2680"}]}

Fetch Historical Events By Year - CODE SNIPPETS

curl --location --request GET 'https://zylalabs.com/api/1492/historical+events+by+year+api/1231/fetch+historical+events+by+year?year=1985' --header 'Authorization: Bearer YOUR_API_KEY' 


API Access Key & Authentication

After signing up, every developer is assigned a personal API access key, a unique combination of letters and digits provided to access to our API endpoint. To authenticate with the Historical Events By Year API REST API, simply include your bearer token in the Authorization header.


Header Description
Authorization [Required] Should be Bearer access_key. See "Your API Access Key" above when you are subscribed.

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