History Quiz / Year Ladder: Revolutionary!

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Can you name the correct years to complete this 4-digit 'Year Ladder'? (See 'How to Play' below)

 Plays Quiz Updated Aug 4, 2020

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EventYear
The Iranian Revolution ended and Ayatollah Khomeini assumed power
Northern Han fell to Song Dynasty forces, which helped to unify China
Mount Vesuvius erupted, and buried the cities of Pompeii and Herculaneum
Agrippina the Younger was murdered on the orders of her son Nero
Claudius, the Emperor of the Roman Empire, died
The Great Schism split the Catholic and Orthodox Churches into East and West
The Supernova Crab nebula was last seen by the naked eye
The Normans invaded the British Isles and won the Battle of Hastings
The Great Fire of London ravaged the city and destroyed 80% of London
King Charles II affirmed the charter of the Royal African Company
The Emancipation Proclamation was issued by Abraham Lincoln and freed slaves in the US
Robert Bunsen and Gustav Kirchhoff discovered the element cesium
Samuel Morse patented his electrical telegraph
Winston Churchill first became the prime minister of the United Kingdom
The first version of The Diary of a Young Girl by Anne Frank was published in the Netherlands
The first satellite Sputnik was launched into space
Tenzing Norgay and Edmund Hillary completed the first official ascent of Everest
Species Plantarum by Carolus Linnaeus was published, which detailed plant taxonomy
George Frideric Handel was buried in Westminster Abbey, London
The French Revolution began with the storming of the Bastille
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