The 20th Century

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

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

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