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Start of the Unrestricted submarine warfare
Storming of the Bastille
Leopold II becomes sovereign of the Congo Free State
Watson and Crick discover the structure of DNA
Publication of the Origin of Species
Trevithick invents the steam locomotive
Foundation of the Club of Rome
Great fire of London
Treaty of Versailles
Yugoslav wars end
Coronation of Elizabeth I
Emser Depesche
Copernicus displaces the earth from the centre of the universe
William the Conqueror invades England
Foundation of the European Union (EEC)
Treaties between Britain and France, Spain, Portugal and the Netherlands to abolish slave trade
Death of Queen Isabella I
First Siege of Vienna
Battle of Austerlitz
Janssen invents the microscope
Croatia and Slovenia declare independence
Publication of the Communist Manifesto
Operation Overlord
Stalin rises to power
Florence Nightingale is sent to a war hospital
Enactment of the Marshall Plan
Great fire of Rome
Montesquieu introduces the Trias Politica
Balfour Declaration
First Nazi concentration camp opened
Chernobyl disaster
First use of Blitzkrieg tactics
Start of the Eighty Years' War
Year of Africa
Livingstone disappears in Africa
Constantine the Great proclaimed emperor
Completion of the Trans-siberian railway
Angela Merkel becomes Chancellor of Germany
Dissolution of the Austro-Hungarian Empire
Women's voting rights are made equal to those of men in Great Britain
Louis XVI is executed
T.E. Lawrence dies
The Euro replaces all former currencies of the Eurozone
Second Siege of Vienna
Edict of Milan
Magellan navigates through the Strait of Magellan
Birth of Karl Marx
William Wallace executed
Becquerel discovers radioactivity
Foundation of the ETA
Congress of Vienna
India achieves independence from Great Britain
Napoleon III becomes Emperor of France
Winston Churchill dies
Foundation of the IMF
Empress Elisabeth 'Sisi' of Austria assassinated
Foundation of the Beatles
Van Gogh cuts off his own ear
John Lennon assassinated
Julien Assange imprisoned
Konrad Adenauer becomes German Chancellor
South Ossetia war
Battle of Tannenberg
Magna Carta issued
Coronation of Suleiman the Magnificent
Battle of Agincourt
Papacy moves to Avignon
Schengen Agreement
Death of Albert Einstein
Treaty of Brest-Litovsk
Death of Pablo Picasso
William of Orange assassinated
Berlin Airlift
Start of the Orange revolution
Birth of Leonardo da Vinci
Fall of the West-Roman empire
Battle of Gallipoli
Foundation of the IRA
Operation Market Garden
Marco Polo departs from Constantinople
Benz invents the first gasoline powered automobile
Start of the Crimean War
Srebrenica massacre
Battle of Monte Cassino
Start of the Armenian genocide
Completion of the Suez Canal
Napoleon invades Russia
Margaret Thatcher becomes British PM
The Year of Revolution
NATO is formed
Falklands war
Eruption of the Vesuvius
Start of the Great Depression
Construction of the Berlin Wall
Publication of Mein Kampf
The Romanov family assassinated
The Crystal Palace is completed
Battle of Waterloo
Death of Gianlorenzo Bernini
Louis XIV installs his court in the Palace of Versailles
Treaty of Locarno
Inception of the International Criminal Court in The Hague
Sixtus V is elected pope
Hungarian Revolution
Birth of Adolf Hitler
Gorbachev becomes leader of the Soviet Union
Birth of Isaac Newton
Michelangelo finishes the Sistine Chapel
Treaty of Verdun
Martin Luther nails his demands to the church door
Unification of Italy
Battle of Trafalgar
End of the Reign of Terror
Treaty of Tordesillas
Death of Louis XIV
Assassination attempt on Pope John Paul II
Start of the First Crusade
Capturing of Adolf Eichmann
Charlemagne crowned empire
Birth of Ludwig von Beethoven
Battle of Dresden
Jesse Owens wins four gold medals at the Olympics
Remilitarization of the Rhineland
Bartolomeu Dias discovers the passage around Africa
Battle of El Alamein
Christopher Columbus sets sail for the New World
Proclamation of the German Empire
The Kursk sinks
Greece hosts the first modern Olympics
Renovation of Paris starts
Dissolution of the Ottoman Empire
The Munich Pact
The Beagle sets sail
Franco rises to power in Spain
The Anschluss
Leonardo da Vinci completes the 'Mona Lisa'
The Vikings found Vinland
Raphael completes the 'School of Athens'
Charge of the Light Brigade
Ottomans sack Constantinople
Birth of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Credit crunch
Lenin returns from political exile
Reichstag fire
Invention of the printing press
Siege of Stalingrad
St. Peter's Basilica is completed
End of Thirty Years' War
End of the Russo-Japanese war

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