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

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