History Quiz / Within a Century?

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

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