The worldbayonets.com Bayonet History Timeline includes educational material on bayonet design, bayonet development, and the history of bayonet use, from the bayonet's origin in the late 1500s to the present day. Read about the people, places, and events that tell the story of the bayonet's impact on the world as we know it.

Click on the dates to read about key milestones in bayonet development.

Bayonet history timeline bar. Late 1500 through 1787 Late 1500s button 1670s button Bayonet history timeline bar. Late 1500 through 1787 1690s button 1770 button 1787 button 1704 button
Bayonet history timeline bar. 1831 through 1886 1831 button 1840 button 1860s button 1884 button 1886 button
Bayonet history timeline bar. 1898 through 2009 1898 button 1904 button 1944 button 1950 button 1959 button 1974 button 2009 button 1989 button

Bayonet History Timeline

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