|863|| Cyril and Methodius, invited from Constantinople|
to Christianize the Great Moravians, ancestors of
|895||Destruction of the Great Moravian Empire by the|
|1316-1378||Reign of Emperor Charles IV, who made Prague|
the capital of the Holy Roman Empire.
|1373-1415||Life of Jan Hus, Czech religious and social re-|
former, who anticipated the Reformation by a
|1620, November 8||Battle of White Mountain in which the Hussites|
were decisively defeated by the Hapsburgs.
|1781||Edict of Tolerance issued by Emperor Joseph II.|
It made possible Czech National revival.
|1798-1876||Life of Frantisek Palacky, greatest of the "Na-|
| 1850, March 7|
1937, September 14
|Life of Tomas Garrigue Masaryk, Father of the|
Republic and its first president.
|1918, October 28||Proclamation of the Czechoslovak Republic.|
|1938, September 30||Munich four-power agreement forcing Czechoslo-|
vakia to cede Sudetenland to Nazi Germany.
|1939, March 15||Germans march into Czechoslovakia.|
| 1943, November 26 --|
|Secret Teheran agreement between Roosevelt,|
Churchill and Stalin assigns Czechoslovakia into