History Quiz / 150 year list - European history

Random History or Europe Quiz

Can you name the years in which these events occured?

Quiz not verified by Sporcle

How to PlayForced Order
Score 0/150 Timer 20:00
Trevithick invents the steam locomotive
Publication of Mein Kampf
Konrad Adenauer becomes German Chancellor
Credit crunch
Dissolution of the Ottoman Empire
Jesse Owens wins four gold medals at the Olympics
Publication of the Origin of Species
Battle of Waterloo
Foundation of the European Union (EEC)
Coronation of Suleiman the Magnificent
Battle of Austerlitz
Start of the First Crusade
John Lennon assassinated
William Wallace executed
Charge of the Light Brigade
Birth of Isaac Newton
End of the Reign of Terror
Treaty of Brest-Litovsk
Foundation of the ETA
The Euro replaces all former currencies of the Eurozone
Watson and Crick discover the structure of DNA
The Beagle sets sail
Start of the Orange revolution
Birth of Karl Marx
Invention of the printing press
Renovation of Paris starts
Treaty of Versailles
Treaties between Britain and France, Spain, Portugal and the Netherlands to abolish slave trade
Hungarian Revolution
Winston Churchill dies
Battle of El Alamein
India achieves independence from Great Britain
Operation Market Garden
Publication of the Communist Manifesto
Battle of Dresden
The Kursk sinks
Sixtus V is elected pope
The Vikings found Vinland
Christopher Columbus sets sail for the New World
Second Siege of Vienna
The Anschluss
Bartolomeu Dias discovers the passage around Africa
The Munich Pact
Start of the Armenian genocide
Battle of Agincourt
Lenin returns from political exile
Martin Luther nails his demands to the church door
Treaty of Tordesillas
Magellan navigates through the Strait of Magellan
Great fire of Rome
Greece hosts the first modern Olympics
Berlin Airlift
Remilitarization of the Rhineland
Balfour Declaration
Becquerel discovers radioactivity
Ottomans sack Constantinople
Charlemagne crowned empire
William the Conqueror invades England
First Nazi concentration camp opened
Papacy moves to Avignon
Fall of the West-Roman empire
Chernobyl disaster
Raphael completes the 'School of Athens'
Yugoslav wars end
Foundation of the Club of Rome
Srebrenica massacre
Stalin rises to power
Siege of Stalingrad
William of Orange assassinated
Montesquieu introduces the Trias Politica
Eruption of the Vesuvius
Empress Elisabeth 'Sisi' of Austria assassinated
Start of the Eighty Years' War
Start of the Unrestricted submarine warfare
Birth of Ludwig von Beethoven
Leonardo da Vinci completes the 'Mona Lisa'
Schengen Agreement
Emser Depesche
Foundation of the IMF
Falklands war
Assassination attempt on Pope John Paul II
The Crystal Palace is completed
Capturing of Adolf Eichmann
Start of the Crimean War
End of Thirty Years' War
Benz invents the first gasoline powered automobile
The Year of Revolution
Treaty of Verdun
Magna Carta issued
Coronation of Elizabeth I
Start of the Great Depression
Death of Gianlorenzo Bernini
Enactment of the Marshall Plan
NATO is formed
St. Peter's Basilica is completed
Foundation of the IRA
Battle of Trafalgar
Margaret Thatcher becomes British PM
Dissolution of the Austro-Hungarian Empire
Birth of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Gorbachev becomes leader of the Soviet Union
Janssen invents the microscope
Women's voting rights are made equal to those of men in Great Britain
T.E. Lawrence dies
Constantine the Great proclaimed emperor
Year of Africa
Copernicus displaces the earth from the centre of the universe
Franco rises to power in Spain
Completion of the Suez Canal
Battle of Gallipoli
Treaty of Locarno
Death of Louis XIV
Storming of the Bastille
The Romanov family assassinated
Death of Queen Isabella I
Marco Polo departs from Constantinople
Battle of Monte Cassino
Julien Assange imprisoned
Van Gogh cuts off his own ear
First Siege of Vienna
South Ossetia war
Unification of Italy
Death of Albert Einstein
Reichstag fire
Death of Pablo Picasso
Croatia and Slovenia declare independence
Edict of Milan
Congress of Vienna
Napoleon invades Russia
Napoleon III becomes Emperor of France
Foundation of the Beatles
Florence Nightingale is sent to a war hospital
Louis XVI is executed
Birth of Adolf Hitler
Operation Overlord
Great fire of London
Louis XIV installs his court in the Palace of Versailles
Construction of the Berlin Wall
First use of Blitzkrieg tactics
Leopold II becomes sovereign of the Congo Free State
Michelangelo finishes the Sistine Chapel
Inception of the International Criminal Court in The Hague
Livingstone disappears in Africa
Battle of Tannenberg
Completion of the Trans-siberian railway
Birth of Leonardo da Vinci
Proclamation of the German Empire
End of the Russo-Japanese war
Angela Merkel becomes Chancellor of Germany

You're not logged in!

Compare scores with friends on all Sporcle quizzes.
Sign Up with Email
Log In

You Might Also Like...

Show Comments


Your Account Isn't Verified!

In order to create a playlist on Sporcle, you need to verify the email address you used during registration. Go to your Sporcle Settings to finish the process.