150 year list - European history

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Operation Market Garden
Publication of the Origin of Species
Construction of the Berlin Wall
Lenin returns from political exile
India achieves independence from Great Britain
Birth of Karl Marx
Foundation of the ETA
Sixtus V is elected pope
Battle of El Alamein
Credit crunch
Publication of the Communist Manifesto
Berlin Airlift
Gorbachev becomes leader of the Soviet Union
William of Orange assassinated
Coronation of Suleiman the Magnificent
Hungarian Revolution
Becquerel discovers radioactivity
Chernobyl disaster
Papacy moves to Avignon
The Beagle sets sail
Watson and Crick discover the structure of DNA
Falklands war
William Wallace executed
Franco rises to power in Spain
End of Thirty Years' War
Completion of the Trans-siberian railway
South Ossetia war
First Nazi concentration camp opened
Eruption of the Vesuvius
Invention of the printing press
Start of the Armenian genocide
Battle of Tannenberg
Christopher Columbus sets sail for the New World
Battle of Trafalgar
Edict of Milan
First Siege of Vienna
Publication of Mein Kampf
Konrad Adenauer becomes German Chancellor
St. Peter's Basilica is completed
Birth of Leonardo da Vinci
Death of Albert Einstein
Bartolomeu Dias discovers the passage around Africa
Start of the Crimean War
Completion of the Suez Canal
Leonardo da Vinci completes the 'Mona Lisa'
Margaret Thatcher becomes British PM
End of the Reign of Terror
Marco Polo departs from Constantinople
Magna Carta issued
Empress Elisabeth 'Sisi' of Austria assassinated
Renovation of Paris starts
Treaties between Britain and France, Spain, Portugal and the Netherlands to abolish slave trade
Balfour Declaration
Start of the Orange revolution
Foundation of the Club of Rome
Operation Overlord
Battle of Dresden
Greece hosts the first modern Olympics
Constantine the Great proclaimed emperor
Srebrenica massacre
Great fire of Rome
Siege of Stalingrad
Assassination attempt on Pope John Paul II
Coronation of Elizabeth I
Women's voting rights are made equal to those of men in Great Britain
The Munich Pact
Congress of Vienna
Enactment of the Marshall Plan
Van Gogh cuts off his own ear
Year of Africa
The Euro replaces all former currencies of the Eurozone
Birth of Ludwig von Beethoven
Raphael completes the 'School of Athens'
Dissolution of the Ottoman Empire
The Vikings found Vinland
Foundation of the IMF
Battle of Gallipoli
John Lennon assassinated
The Kursk sinks
Start of the First Crusade
The Anschluss
Stalin rises to power
Foundation of the Beatles
First use of Blitzkrieg tactics
Croatia and Slovenia declare independence
The Romanov family assassinated
Emser Depesche
Charge of the Light Brigade
Death of Gianlorenzo Bernini
Treaty of Tordesillas
Death of Pablo Picasso
Proclamation of the German Empire
Ottomans sack Constantinople
Michelangelo finishes the Sistine Chapel
Charlemagne crowned empire
Battle of Monte Cassino
Montesquieu introduces the Trias Politica
T.E. Lawrence dies
Louis XVI is executed
NATO is formed
Treaty of Verdun
Start of the Eighty Years' War
William the Conqueror invades England
Magellan navigates through the Strait of Magellan
Battle of Waterloo
Yugoslav wars end
Dissolution of the Austro-Hungarian Empire
Birth of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Birth of Isaac Newton
The Year of Revolution
Treaty of Versailles
The Crystal Palace is completed
Schengen Agreement
Foundation of the European Union (EEC)
Battle of Agincourt
Capturing of Adolf Eichmann
Storming of the Bastille
Great fire of London
Janssen invents the microscope
Second Siege of Vienna
Benz invents the first gasoline powered automobile
Angela Merkel becomes Chancellor of Germany
Birth of Adolf Hitler
Napoleon invades Russia
Remilitarization of the Rhineland
Unification of Italy
Leopold II becomes sovereign of the Congo Free State
Death of Queen Isabella I
Napoleon III becomes Emperor of France
Start of the Unrestricted submarine warfare
Julien Assange imprisoned
Florence Nightingale is sent to a war hospital
Death of Louis XIV
Copernicus displaces the earth from the centre of the universe
End of the Russo-Japanese war
Foundation of the IRA
Martin Luther nails his demands to the church door
Start of the Great Depression
Battle of Austerlitz
Trevithick invents the steam locomotive
Fall of the West-Roman empire
Treaty of Locarno
Livingstone disappears in Africa
Jesse Owens wins four gold medals at the Olympics
Reichstag fire
Winston Churchill dies
Treaty of Brest-Litovsk
Louis XIV installs his court in the Palace of Versailles
Inception of the International Criminal Court in The Hague

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