History Quiz / 150 year list - European history

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

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