Historical Wikipedia Events API

Historical Wikipedia Events API

Historical Wikipedia Events API is a tool that provides access to historical events and timelines from Wikipedia. The API uses structured data from Wikipedia to retrieve information about events that occurred in a specific year

API description

About the API: 

The API is designed to be used in a variety of applications, such as historical reference tools, educational platforms and data visualization tools. The API provides information about significant events that have taken place throughout history, making it a valuable resource for anyone interested in history and cultural events. The API is easy to use and requires only a few lines of code to integrate into an application.

The API returns a list of events, with information such as the date of the event, a brief description and the events of that year with their respective months. In conclusion, the historical Wikipedia Events API is a valuable tool for anyone who wants to access information about historical events. Whether you are a student, researcher, or simply interested in history, the API provides a rich source of information about significant events throughout history.


What this 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?

  1. Historical Research: The Wikipedia Events by Year API can be used by historians, students, and researchers to access information about significant events that took place in a specific year.

  2. Education: The API can be integrated into educational platforms, such as online courses or textbooks, to provide students with information about historical events and timelines.

  3. Data Visualization: The API can be used in data visualization tools to display information about historical events, allowing users to visualize and interact with historical data in a dynamic and engaging way.

  4. Cultural Reference: The API can be used in cultural reference tools to provide information about significant events and cultural milestones from different time periods.

  5. News and Media: The API can be used by news and media organizations to supplement their reporting with historical context and provide their audience with a deeper understanding of current events and their relationship to the past.

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API Documentation


To use this endpoint all you have to do is insert in the parameter the year you want to obtain information.

GET https://zylalabs.com/api/1249/historical+wikipedia+events+api/1074/get+data


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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 Wikipedia Events 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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