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History Examples

Per the microformats The microformats process this is an Best Practices for Examples Pages page documenting existing real world examples of historical information published on the Web.

Historical Timelines

<a href="http://heml.org/heml-cocoon/">Historical Event and Markup Linking (HEML) Project</a> includes an "XML schema for historical events which describes the events' participants, dates, location and keywords; the schema associates these with source materials in print or on the web" and "XSLT stylesheets that combine conforming documents and generate lists, maps and graphical timelines out of them."

<a href="http://simile.mit.edu/timeline/">SIMILE Timeline Builder</a> from MIT. The SIMILE timeline uses JavaScript and XML to create a timeline. The <a href="http://simile.mit.edu/timeline/docs/example1.xml">XML markup</a>:

General History Sites

<a href="http://www.bbc.net.uk/history/">BBC - History</a>