A timeline is a way of displaying a list of events in Sequential order, sometimes described as a project artifact. It is typically a graphic design showing a long bar labeled with dates alongside itself and events labeled on points where they would have happened. Here is list of 4 outstanding free jQuery Timeline Plugins.
This simple plugin helps you to give more life to the boring timelines. Supports horizontal and vertical layouts, and you can specify parameters for most attributes: speed, transparency, etc.
The main idea is to laterally slide in elements depending on the scroll position of the document. Dividing the page into a left and right side, we want to move the elements from "outside" of the page to the center when they are in the viewport.
TimelineJS can pull in media from different sources. It has built in support for: Twitter, Flickr, Google Maps, YouTube, Vimeo, Dailymotion, Wikipedia, SoundCloud and more media types in the future.