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The United States entered the First World War, and declared war on Germany1917
89.6%
Diana, Princess of Wales, died after a high-speed crash in Paris1997
88.4%
Delaware became the first state to ratify the present U.S. Constitution1787
87.1%
Dolly, a female sheep, became the first cloned animal1996
84%
Apple was founded as Apple Computer Company by Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak1976
80.6%
Apollo 11's lunar module Eagle landed on the Moon's surface1969
80%
Alaska and Hawaii became the 49th and 50th states of America 1959
77.5%
Alexander Graham Bell created and patented the first practical telephone1876
76.5%
The movie Avatar was released, and became the highest-grossing film at the time2009
75%
Euro coins and banknotes became legal tender for 12 countries of the European Union2002
73.6%
Event Year % Correct
Flight MH370 disappeared over the South China Sea with all 239 people on board2014
71.8%
George Frideric Handel's 'Water Music' suites premiered on a barge on the River Thames1717
71.6%
Park Geun-hye was elected as the first female president of South Korea2012
70.6%
Napoleon Bonaparte was exiled to the Mediterranean island of Elba after defeat1814
69.9%
Samuel Colt's revolving-cylinder pistol was patented1836
64.1%
The 'Harrying of the North' began and William the Conqueror quelled rebellions1069
63.5%
The Slavery Abolition Act first went into effect, in most of the British colonies1834
62.9%
Augustus Caesar, first emperor of Rome, died0014
58.4%
Mainz Cathedral suffered extensive damage from a fire on the day of its inauguration1009
57.5%
Charlemagne, nicknamed the 'Father of Europe', died0814
55.9%
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