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QUIZ: Can you correctly guess which one of each pair of historic events came first?

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Event AA or BEvent B
Publication of 'De revolutionibus orbium coelestium' by N. CopernicusDeath of Oda Nobunaga
Foundation of BrasíliaNorway claims Queen Maud Land
Discovery of DNAGreat Chicago Fire
Foundation of The Coca-Cola CompanyProclamation of the Republic of Liberia
Publication of 'The Wealth of Nations' by Adam SmithBoston Tea Party
Birth of Giuseppe GaribaldiDiscovery of ultraviolet radiation
First aerial photography taken in ParisProclamation of the Orange Free State
Opening of the world's first pizzeriaExecution of Maximilian I of Mexico
Meiji RestorationPublication of 'Dracula' by Bram Stoker
Assassination of William McKinleyBirth of Deng Xiaoping
October Revolution in RussiaEaster Rising in Ireland
The term 'Dinosaur' is coinedCoronation of Pedro II of Brazil
Establishment of the League of Mayapan in MesoamericaCoronation of Charlemagne
Death of Kim Il-sungKiribati joins the United Nations
Death of Qin Shi HuangBattle of Marathon
Atomic bombings of Hiroshima and NagasakiEstablishment of the Organization of American States
Siege of Alesia Birth of Cleopatra VII Philopator
Publication of the first issue of the 'Popular Science' magazineSeparation of Panama from Colombia
Publication of 'Nineteen Eighty-Four' by G. OrwellAgatha Christie's 'The Mousetrap' premiers
Dissolution of the Union of Soviet Socialist RepublicsTransfer of sovereignty over Hong Kong from the United Kingdom to China
Establishment of the World Trade OrganizationDeath of Mobutu Sese Seko
Launching of the Apollo 16 missionCharlie Chaplin is knighted by queen Elizabeth II
Proclamation of the State of IsraelJosip Broz Tito becomes President of Yugoslavia
Discovery of the neutronLZ 129 Hindenburg disaster
Homosexuality declassified as a mental disorder by the World Health OrganizationAbolition of slavery in Oman
First electric drip brew coffeemaker patented in GermanyENIAC is formally dedicated at the University of Pennsylvania
Release of Disney's 'Steamboat Willie'Birth of Audrey Hepburn
Death of Leonardo da VinciFoundation of Santo Domingo (Dominican Republic)
Death of Shaka ZuluPremière of Beethoven's 'Symphony No. 9'
Release of Kubrick's 'A Clockwork Orange'Expulsion of Singapore from Malaysia

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