150 year list - European history

Random History or Europe Quiz

Can you name the years in which these events occured?

Quiz not verified by Sporcle

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

You're not logged in!

Compare scores with friends on all Sporcle quizzes.
Sign Up with Email
OR
Log In

You Might Also Like...

Show Comments

Extras