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Can you name the following notable years?

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Mount Vesuvius eruptsOn August 24, the eruption destroys Pompeii, Herculaneum, Stabiae and Oplontis.
The execution of Charles I of EnglandOn January 30, after defeat in the Second Civil War, the monarchy is abolished for 12 years with the King's beheading.
The Ninety-Five ThesesOn October 31, Luther nails his Ninety-Five Theses to the Castle Church in Wittenberg sparking the Reformation.
The First Council of NicaeaA council of Christian bishops convened by Roman Emperor Constantine sets forth the first uniform Christian doctrine.
The Battle of HastingsOn October 14, William the Conqueror defeats Harold II to gain control over England.
The Great SchismRepresentative of Pope Leo IX travel to the Patriarch of Constantinople Michael Cerularius to deny him the title of Ecumenical Patriarch - dividing Christianity into Eastern (Greek) and Western (Latin) branches.
The Magna CartaIssued on June 15, King John of England proclaims that his will could be bound by the law.
The voyages of Christopher ColumbusOn August 3, the first voyage departed from Palos de la Frontera.

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