Year Ladder: Historical Events II

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

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New Horizons visits Pluto; Justin Trudeau becomes Canadian PM
Cnut the Great invades England; Vladimir the Great dies
Creation of the Magna Carta; Gengis Khan captures Beijing
Marco Polo returns from his travels to China; King Edward I summons the Model Parliament to Westminster
11th amendment to the US Constitution passes; 24-year-old Beethoven's first public performance in Vienna
First French Republic proclaimed; Construction begins on the White House
Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia dissolves; Mae Jemison becomes first African-American woman in space
Oklahoma City bombing; Assassination of Yitzhak Rabin
Einstein publishes the Theory of General Relativity; Babe Ruth hits first home-run for the Boston Red Sox
Roald Amundsen reaches the South Pole; Marie Curie awarded Nobel Prize in Chemistry
Boxing's 'Fight of the Century': Frazier beats Ali; Idi Amin becomes President of Uganda
Creation of the Paris Commune; Stanley finds Livingstone
John Tyler sworn in as US President; Coronation of Pedro II of Brazil
First electrical telegram ('What hath God wrought?') sent by Samuel Morse; Emily Brontë's 'A Death-Scene' published
Normandy landings on D-Day; Casablanca wins Best Picture at the Academy Awards
First underground line of the New York Subway opens; US begins work at Panama Canal
Henry II crowned King of Italy; Erik the Red dies
Facebook launches; 10 countries join the EU
Russia annexes Crimea; Malala Yousafzai becomes the youngest-ever Nobel Prize laureate
Rio de Janeiro Summer Olympics; Juno arrives at Jupiter
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  • INSTRUCTIONS: This quiz follows the rules of a standard word ladder, but uses 4-digit numerals to express years instead. For each successive clue (rung), only one digit in the answer-year will change, and never in the same position for consecutive answers. For example, "Columbus discovers America" - 1492 ... ”Clinton elected” – 1992 ... “Czechoslovakia splits” – 1993
Classic: Type in answers that appear in a list
Last Updated: Sep 22, 2017
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