Alternate History: Explain the historical event

Inspired by the Explain the AH Quote | alternatehistory.com and AH Cultural Descriptions | alternatehistory.com threads. In this thread one person comes up with an alt-historical event and the next explains and gives them their own. You must explain what happened in the event and why (you can go into as much or as little detail as you want), what year it happened in and it's legacy. These don't have to be in the same timeline but let others know if it is in the same timeline as another one. Anyways I'll go first.

The Tudor Murders
 
The Tudor Murders

A rebellion in 1514-1515 led by Henry Tudor and several nobles in England against the centralization by the crown led by King Arthur "The August" I, and for his Protestantism, which the King used to seize church lands and properties, both in order to gather finances for his French wars of conquest. Ending with the climatic Battle of York, King Arthur I had Henry Tudor brutally executed for their actions, thus the conflict is known for the murders that were perpetrated by both Tudors of the conflict. The consequences of this conflict were the lands and money seized by the crown which allowed it to finance it's various conquests of French lands, and later, the centralization of England underneath the monarchy.

The Great Rape of Nova Roma

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The war of the three Marys
A nickname for the War of the English succession. In it three Marys battled for the throne of England, Mary, Queen of Scots, Queen Mary Fitzroy and Duchess Mary of Britanny. The war began when King Edward VI of England died in 1576 with no siblings and only the bastard Mary Fitzroy. Edward never defined an heir and the war began. It lasted from 1576-1581.

The Year of 25 Popes
 
The Year of 25 Popes
Colloquial term used by Roman civilians (citizens of the city) and sometimes other Romagnans for AD 1974, the year when 25 of the 34 popes of the Reformed Catholic Church met at a summit in Rome, the largest meeting of popes in history. Of the nine that didn't attend, five were ill, three were very politically active at the time (these eight sent vicarii in stead), and one (the Pope of Occitania) was under general censure by his fellows for his passivity regarding his nation's deplorable actions in Algerie.
The Hedge Acts
 
The Hedge Acts

An act passed by Emperor Napoleon V in 1898 before the Great War to grow Hedgerows as means of helping to contain any possible British invasion of the Northern Atlantic Coast, and during operation Sea lion they would see the British suffer heavy casualties and be a big help in driving them into the very sea itself.

The Great Deluge of Fire and Steel
 
The Great Deluge of Fire and Steel
Malay poetic phrase for the eruption of Krakatoa (fire being lava, steel being ash). The eruption ended the sultanate's forward momentum against the great Tang Empire and it was only with the help of its European mercenaries that the Taiwan War ended in a stalemate. Over a hundred years later the sultanate turned its great tragedy into a weapon as the atomic bomb it deployed against Hyderabad was also called The Great Deluge of Fire and Steel.
The Rogue’s Revolution of 1715
 
The Gunpowder crusades
A conflict where 20,000 Christians from Italy formed a joint venture to retake the Holy Land. They bought guns and ammo and marched for the Holy Land. They went through the Ottoman Empire where they were quickly killed after a short skirmish outside of Istanbul. A few years later the French Bishop Napoleon rallied 55,000 men and much more guns and ships. They sailed for the Holy Land were they occupied Gaza but were soon defeated and executed. The last Gunpowder Crusade was a small revolt by Armenian Christians up North. They hoped to head to Jerusalem where they would establish their capital. However they failed and were persecuted. The Gunpowder Crusades occured between 1794-1832.

The Courtenay Plot
 
The Courtenay Plot
American adventurers in 1915 decide that Vancouver Island is ripe for economic domination, and eventually annexation. The trio most responsible sketch out a crude outlindle of their plans intending to start at Courtenay but are caught early on. Their German ancestry is played to the hilt and they are eventually jailed until after World War I is over with Woodrow Wilson refusing to intervene on their behalf.

Founding of the Empire of Liberty under Caesar George I 'Augustus' Washington
 
American adventurers in 1915 decide that Vancouver Island is ripe for economic domination, and eventually annexation. The trio most responsible sketch out a crude outlindle of their plans intending to start at Courtenay but are caught early on. Their German ancestry is played to the hilt and they are eventually jailed until after World War I is over with Woodrow Wilson refusing to intervene on their behalf.

Founding of the Empire of Liberty under Caesar George I 'Augustus' Washington
After the American Revolutionary War (1775-1787) a new country named Empire of Liberty was founded in 1776 and it's constitution was enactedin 1787. As Classical attitudes were strong at that time, the Founding Fathers decided that the new country should resemble Rome the most. In 1789 its unicameral Senate elected George Washington, a famous war hero, as it's first Caesar.

The Second Great Stink
 
The Second Great Stink
An euphemistic name given to the colossal failure of London's sewage system in 1876 that led to the city being temporarily flooded with sewer water after a long period of heavy rain.

The name is based on the "Great Stink", a popular journalistic term used to describe the perceived corruption of the British monarchy and the immorality of the political establishment, worsened by Queen Victoria's self-seclusion after the death of her husband Albert, that eventually led to the establishment of the British republic in the late 1860s.

The Fifth Spanish-Inca War of 1752
 
The fifth and final attempt by the Spanish Empire to subdue the Inca Empire. Since the first failed attempt by Francisco Pizarro to conquer the Inca Empire, the Spanish tried unsuccessfully to conquer the Incas. Finally the fifth attempt of 1752 proved to be successful. The great Spanish army assembled for that task decisively defeated the Incas whose army was commanded by a young king without military experience. After the war, the Inca Empire was incorporated into New Spain.

The Great Anti-Fap of 2019
 
The Great Anti-Fap of 2019
A political movement in the United States organized by Republicans and religious right-wing organizations to oppose masturbation and internet pornography. It tried to capitalize on the language of the internet and young adults and was started when a politically active 69-years old evangelical man found out about the "No-Nut-November" internet meme.

At its peak in November 2019 it gained the support of the United States President Donald J. Trump, who praised the movement on Twitter, but ultimately it was widely mocked by the internet and its slogans were immediately appropriated by pornographic studios as ironic advertisement.

The Russian Reversal
 
A period beginning with Vladimir Putin's rise to power in 1999 and lasting until 2040. In that period of time Russia reversed it's course as a country from one at the brink of collapse to being a preeminent Eurasian power with a great deal of influence in Central and Eastern Europe as well as strong influence in the rest of the world.

The Smartphone Generation
 
The Russian Reversal

The name given by historians for the period between 1917 and 1924 in which the Bolshevik Revolutionaries agreed to restore Grand Duchess Olga to the Russian Throne in a limited ceremonial capacity, only to drive her into exile and supplant her with her sister Tatiana, who they later executed as a traitor to the people a very short time after in a bloody palace coup.

The Brazilian Renaissance
 
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After Brasilia becomes a well loved cultural icon, and a model for urban renewal the world over, economic boom helps clear favelas as the lower classes of Rio move upwards economically and into the city and prosper, as crime and drug use plummet.

The Harappan Stasis
 
Bolivia’s 19th century play for a coastline, by playing the Incan reservations against native Polynesian settlers of the western Andes

The Ascent: From the Shores of the Dead Sea to the Himalaya
 
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