Use the theme4press shortcode creator button on your visual editor.
The button that has a number 4 logo. Click on it to get a popup.
Select Blog shortcode.
For the Blog layout, you select Timeline.
For the category you select your history category.
Then go through other settings before you insert shortcode and publish page
Can I link also other templates such as STANDARD to the timeline?
You can insert a link from your visual editor into your content to link to your timeline.