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Can you name the years of the 20th Century that these events took place?

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The RMS Titanic sinks on her maiden voyage.
Meher Baba begins his 44 year silence.
Warren G. Harding is inaugurated as US President.
The Soviet Union launches Sputnik 1, the world's first artificial satellite.
Dr. No, the first James Bond film, premieres.
A magnitude 7.8 earthquake strikes San Francisco.
The Buffalo Bills become the first team to lose 3 consecutive Super Bowls.
Apple Computer Inc. is incorporated.
The Easter Rising occurs in Ireland.
Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay are the first to summit Mt. Everest
Spain and Portugal join the European Union.
The British Broadcasting Corporation is granted a Royal Charter of Incorporation.
Queen Victoria dies after almost 64 years on the throne.
Robert Baden-Powell leads the first Scout camp on Brownsea Island, England.
Roger Bannister runs the first four-minute mile.
The first issue of Time Magazine is published.
'I Want to Hold Your Hand' becomes The Beatles' first US #1 single.
Clyde Tombaugh discovers Pluto.
Brazil wins its first FIFA World Cup in Sweden.
Harry Houdini dies of a ruptured appendix.
Canada adopts its current national flag.
The rock band Led Zeppelin forms.
Elizabeth II is proclaimed Queen of the United Kingdom.
The first resident crew enters the International Space Station.
The Nazi concentration camp Treblinka II opens. Around 850,000 people are killed.
The United Nations is formed.
The Siege of Sarajevo begins.
Disney's The Jungle Book is released.
US President Ronald Reagan challenges Mikhail Gorbachev to 'tear down this wall.'
Nelson Mandela is released from prison after 27 years behind bars.
The Exxon Valdez spills 240,000 barrels of oil after running aground.
Winston Churchill becomes British Prime Minister for the first time.
The Spanish Civil War begins.
The Wall Street Crash leads to the Great Depression.
Jimi Hendrix dies in London of drug related complications.
George Orwell's book Nineteen Eighty-Four is published.
Beatrix Potter dies.
Construction of the Empire State Building is completed in New York City.
The Greenpeace vessel Rainbow Warrior is bombed and sunk in Auckland harbour.
eBay is founded.
Yuri Gagarin becomes the first man in space.
Bob Hawke is elected Prime Minister of Australia.
French engineer Louis Réard invents the bikini.
Persia is renamed Iran.
The Russian Revolution destroys the Tsarist government.
The most powerful earthquake on record strikes Chile.
US President Richard Nixon resigns following the Watergate Scandal.
Emily Davison, a British suffragette, runs out in front of the King's horse and is killed.
The Summer Olympic Games are held in Los Angeles for the second time.
The first issue of The Beano is published.
'Video Killed the Radio Star' is the first video shown on MTV.
Chelsea FC is founded.
Regular hovercraft service begins over the English Channel.
Microsoft releases Windows 2.1.
I Love Lucy makes its television debut.
Albert Einstein dies aged 76.
Hawaii is admitted as the 50th US State.
The Falklands War between Argentina and the UK.
Neil Armstrong becomes the first person to walk on the Moon.
Kyrgyzstan gains independence.
Roald Amundsen beats Robert Falcon Scott to the South Pole by 35 days.
US President John F. Kennedy is assassinated in Dallas, Texas.
John Lennon is assassinated in New York.
Edward VII is crowned King of the United Kingdom.
The first successful insulin treatment of diabetes is made.
India and Pakistan gain independence from the British Empire.
Allied troops land on the beaches of Normandy during D-Day.
The Japanese Navy launches a surprise attack on the US at Pearl Harbor.
Comet Shoemaker–Levy 9 breaks apart and collides with Jupiter.
The Spanish Flu becomes pandemic.
The original King Kong film is released.
Adolf Hitler becomes Führer of Germany.
Eleven Israeli athletes are shot dead at the Summer Olympic Games in Munich.
Maurice Garin wins the first Tour de France.
'Heartbreak Hotel' becomes Elvis Presley's first number one single.
Apache leader Geronimo dies.
The League of Nations is founded in Paris.
The first Winter Olympic Games are held in Chamonix, France.
The Korean War begins.
Henry Ford produces his first Model T automobile.
The Nintendo 64 video game system is released in Japan and North America.
The first underground line of the New York City Subway opens.
Tony Blair becomes Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.
NASA releases the famous Face on Mars photo, taken by Viking 1.
John Paul I succeeds Pope Paul VI as the 263rd Pope. He dies 33 days later.
The Khmer Rouge sieze power in Cambodia.
Mickey Mouse appears in Steamboat Willie.
Amelia Earhart is the first woman to fly solo non-stop across the Atlantic.
Margaret Thatcher becomes the UK's first female prime minister.
Mohandas Gandhi is assassinated.
Prohibition begins in the United States.
After 22 years of restoration work, Leonardo de Vinci’s The Last Supper is placed back on display in Milan.
J.R.R Tolkien dies.
'Titanic' wins 11 Academy Awards, equalling the record set by Ben-Hur.
The Hindenburg catches fire and is destroyed.
The United Kingdom and Ireland both switch to decimal currency.
The RMS Lusitania is sunk by a German U-boat.
John Steinbeck's novel The Grapes of Wrath is first published.
World War I begins.
George V ascends to the throne of the United Kingdom.

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