Years of famous events

Can you name the years of famous events

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First ever coloured US President gets into the White HouseBarack Obama
First ever modern Olympic Games heldHeld in Athens
First Olympics held in LondonWas originally going to be held in Italy but then Mount Vesuvius erupted
Berlin wall fallsCombined East and West Germany
Start of World War 1Started on July 28th due to Franz Ferdinand assassinated
First FIFA World CupHeld in Uruguay, won by Uruguay
The first ever Wrestlemania airsThe only Wrestlemania not to feature a World Championship match
First ever US President takes officeFirst president was George Washington
English Civil War startsStarted on August 22nd
First ever crossword puzzle releasedFirst produced in the New York World
Japan bombs Pearl HarbourJapan retaliated for USA bombing Hiroshima
Only Fools and Horses finishesBritain's biggest sitcom ever
Doctor Who startsWilliam Hartnell's start as the 1st Doctor
Sir Alex Ferguson retires from football managementHe lasted 27 years as Manchester United manager
Lady Jane Grey reigns UK for 9 daysAlso known as the 9 days Queen
Bastille stormedFrench national holiday on 14th of July
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First FIFA video game releaasedOnly international teams were playable, no clubs
First ever African FIFA World Cup heldSpain win with 1-0 victory over Netherlands in final
Simpsons debut on Tracy Ullman Show Got first full series in 1989
Battle of HastingsIt is said that Harold Godwinson got an arrow shot into his eye
Roger Lloyd Pack passes awayRIP Trigger
Vesuvius eruptsBiggest eruption of Vesuvius
First GTA game releasedSet in Vice City
England win World CupDefeated Germany 4-2 in the final
English Civil War endsFinished on September 3rd
First ever James Bond movie releasedWas called Dr.No
First World War finishesFinished on November 11th, which is why that is Rememberance Day
New Wembley Stadium openedDavid Bentley scored England's first goal at the new Wembley Stadium
Manchester United do the trebleThe treble means winning the Premeirship, the FA Cup and the Champions League
2nd World War finishesAlso known as V.E. Day
Start of 2nd World WarCause was that Hitler was invading European countries and we said No

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