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Did each pair of events occur within 100 years of each other? Type 'Y' for yes or 'N' for no.

Quiz Updated Feb 13, 2017

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Event 1(Y)es or (N)o?Event 2
Marco Polo first travels the Silk RoadChristopher Columbus sets sail on his first voyage
Johannes Sebastian Bach is bornWolfgang Amadeus Mozart is born
Beginning of the Hundred Years' WarEnd of the Hundred Years' War
Dissolution of USSRDissolution of Czechoslovakia
Michelangelo finishes sculpting the Statue of DavidVan Gogh paints 'The Starry Night'
'The Wizard of Oz' movie debuts in theaters'Wicked' debuts on Broadway
Aztec capital falls to Hernán CortésLast Inca Emperor executed by Francisco Pizarro
King Tut ends his reign of EgyptCleopatra begins her reign of Egypt
Jenner tests smallpox vaccineSalk announces polio vaccine
End of the American Revolutionary WarBeginning of the US Civil War
Leonardo da Vinci is bornLeonardo DiCaprio is born
First modern Olympic gamesFirst FIFA World Cup championship
Henry VIII crownedNapoleon Bonaparte crowned
Alexander Graham Bell patents the telephoneSliced bread machine is patented
Darwin's 'On the Origin of Species' originally publishedWatson and Crick discover the chemical structure of DNA
Wright Brothers fly at Kitty HawkFirst astronaut lands on the moon
Beginning of the Qing Dynasty's reign of ChinaEnd of the Qing Dynasty's reign of China
'The Canterbury Tales' by Chaucer originally printed'Romeo and Juliet' by Shakespeare originally printed
Benedict XV elected as PopeBenedict XVI elected as Pope
Mayflower lands at Plymouth RockSalem Witch Trials begin

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