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

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