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This war begins in Europe after a series of alliances are triggeredThe First World War
95.3%
Cherry blossom trees are planted in Washington DC, symbolizing friendship between the United States and this Asian countryJapan
94.1%
This luxury liner sinks in the North Atlantic, after hitting an icebergHMS Titanic
94.1%
This country, populated by native Africans, British settlers, and ranchers of Dutch/German descent, becomes self-governingUnion of South Africa
91.7%
This non-violent activist returns to India after working in South Africa for nearly 22 yearsMohandas Gandhi
88.2%
A revolution begins in this country with the overthrow of the monarch Nicholas IIThe Russian Empire
87%
After a seven year revolution led by, among others, Emiliano Zapata and Pancho Villa, this country signs a new constitutionMexico
85.2%
This silent film star makes his movie debut in the film 'Making a Living'Charlie Chaplin
84.6%
The First Balkan War begins; it will result in this empire losing almost all of its land in EuropeThe Ottoman Empire
84%
Construction begins on this city, now the capital of AustraliaCanberra
83.4%
This country enters the war on the side of Britain and France after intercepting a telegram that appeared to detail a plot between one of its neighbors and GermanyThe United States of America
83.4%
This country becomes the last to sign an armistice, officially ending World War IThe Empire of Germany
78.7%
This disease, responsible for somewhere between 40 and 100 million deaths, becomes a pandemicThe Spanish Flu
75.1%
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A peace conference in this European palace beginsVersailles
74%
This American baseball team defeats the Chicago Cubs 4 games to 2 to win the World SeriesThe Boston Red Sox
58%
Hiram Bingham 'discovers' this abandoned Incan settlement, whose fame will soon spread worldwideMachu Picchu
52.7%
This controversial film, depicting the Klu Klux Klan as defenders of American values, debutsThe Birth of a Nation
51.5%
Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria is assassinated by this man, a Serbian nationalistGavrilo Princip
45.6%
Paris is bombed by Germany using this new type of aviationThe zeppelin
45.6%
Race riots begin in major US cities after a boxing match won by this African American boxerJack Johnson
39.6%
A fire breaks out at this New York factory; it will lead to worker safety reform throughout the USTriangle Shirtwaist
36.1%
This battle, the longest of the First World War, ends after nearly ten months of fightingThe Battle of Verdun
28.4%
Albert Einstein presents this groundbreaking theory to the Prussian Academy of ScienceGeneral Relativity
21.9%
This future shah of Iran is bornMohammed-Reza Shah Pahlavi
21.3%
This agreement, dividing Ottoman holdings in the Middle East between France and the UK, is signed in secretThe Sykes-Picot Agreement
9.5%

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