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Columbus reaches the Americas1492
84.2%
Historical Event Year % Correct
Joan of Arc lifts the siege of Orléans
or 500 years before Wall Street crash, beginning Great Depression
1429
73.7%
Sophocles's 'Oedipus the King' premiered
or 2 years before Council of Ephesus
429
54.4%
Julius Caesar murdered by Brutus, et al. (B.C.)
or a two-digit multiple of 11
44
49.1%
Independence of USA1776
42.1%
End of the Greco-Persian Wars (B.C.)
or 80 years after death of Cyrus the Great (B.C.)
449
36.8%
End of the Peloponnesian War (B.C.)
or 1400 years before Napoleon crowns himself Emperor of France
404
36.8%
Odoacer deposes the last Roman Emperor
or 1300 years before Adam Smith publishes The Wealth of Nations
476
35.1%
First Arab siege of Constantinople begins
or a millennium before The Treaty of Westminster
674
35.1%
Treaty of Westminster
or 18 years before Salem witch trials in Massachusetts
1674
35.1%
Persia becomes Iran
or 22 years before Launch of Sputnik 1
1935
35.1%
Emperors Leo I and Leo II die
or 1400 years before Impressionists' first public exhibition in Paris
474
33.3%
Siege of Leiden ends
or 42 years after Pizarro lands at Peru (Battle of Cajamarca)
1574
33.3%
Siege of Haarlem ends
or 9 years before Gregorian Calendar issued by Pope Gregory XIII
1573
29.8%
Matthew-Tyndale Bible published
or 27 years before Galileo Galilei born
1537
29.8%
Hernando de Soto lands at Florida
or 6 years after Elizabeth Tudor born & Anne Boleyn becomes Queen of England
1539
29.8%
Thomas Edison invents the phonograph
or 5 years after Yellowstone National Park established
1877
29.8%
James Cook reaches Hawaiian Islands
or 9 years before US Constitution written
1778
29.8%
Battle of Roncevaux Pass
or 22 years before Charlemagne crowned Holy Roman Emperor
778
29.8%
First recorded Olympic Games (B.C.)
or 23 years before founding of Rome (B.C., trad.)
776
29.8%
Handel's Ariodante and Alcina premiered
or 5 years before start of War of the Austrian Succession
1735
28.1%
Good King Wenceslas (Vaclav) murdered
or 27 years before Otto I crowned Holy Roman Emperor
935
28.1%
Babylonian Empire fell to Cyrus the Great (B.C.)
or DXXXIX
539
26.3%
Anglo-Zulu War in South Africa
or 10 years before Vincent van Gogh paints Starry Night
1879
24.6%
Unions of Arras and Utrecht
or 9 years after Ivan the Terrible orders massacre of inhabitants of Novgorod
1579
22.8%

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