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Can you name the number of years between the two given events?

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First EventNumber of YearsSecond Event
The beginning of the First World War The beginning of the Second World War
Construction begins on the Berlin WallThe fall of the Berlin Wall
The sinking of the TitanicThe sinking of the Lusitania
Yuri Gagarin becomes the first human in spaceNeil Armstrong walks on the moon
The Russian RevolutionThe collapse of the Soviet Union
A new nation conceived in liberty is brought forthLincoln delivers the Gettysburg address
Galileo begins observing Jupiter's moonsThe Hubble Space Telescope is launched
Julius Caesar crosses the RubiconJulius Caesar is assassinated
Anne Frank goes into hidingAnne Frank is captured
The Wright brothers' first flightChuck Yeager breaks the sound barrier
Fidel Castro becomes the president of CubaFidel Castro retires from presidency
The Japanese attack Pearl HarborAtomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki
The beginning of the Hundred Years' WarThe end of the Hundred Years' War
The assassination of Abraham LincolnThe assassination of John F. Kennedy
Pluto is discoveredPluto is demoted to minor planet status
Operation Desert Storm beginsOperation Iraqi Freedom begins
Napoleon is exiled to ElbaNapoleon is exiled to St. Helena
Capt. Cook first arrives in AustraliaEnglish convicts first arrive in Australia
The Slavery Abolition Act abolishes slavery in (most of) the British EmpireLincoln issues the Emancipation Proclamation

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