History Quiz / Which Happened First? (Part II)

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Can you name the first of each pair of events to occur?

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This.. (X)..or This (Y)
The Battle of the Somme.The Battle of the Bulge.
The first section of the New York Subway opens.The first section of the London Underground opens.
Construction ends on the Statue of Liberty.Construction ends on the Empire State Building.
George Orwell's '1984' is published.J.R.R Tolkien's 'The Hobbit' is published.
The first James Bond film, Dr. No, is released.Ian Fleming, author of the James Bond novels, dies.
Julia Gillard becomes Australia's first female Prime Minster.Margaret Thatcher becomes the UK's first female Prime Minister.
Henry VIII marries Anne Boleyn.Henry VIII marries Anne of Cleves.
Serena Williams wins Wimbledon.Venus Williams wins Wimbledon.
James Cook lands in Australia.Christopher Columbus lands in the Americas.
Calgary hosts the Winter Olympic Games.Salt Lake City hosts the Winter Olympic Games.
Hawaii becomes a US State.Alaska becomes a US State.
The Live 8 concerts are held.The Live Aid concerts are held.
Watson and Crick discover the structure of DNA.Alexander Fleming discovers penicillin.
The Triassic period.The Jurassic period.
Cambridge University is founded.Oxford University is founded.
ABBA win the Eurovision Song Contest.Buck's Fizz win the Eurovision Song Contest.
'Superman' first appears in DC Comics.'Batman' first appears in DC Comics.
Jimmy Page leaves the Yardbirds.Eric Clapton leaves the Yardbirds.
World of Warcraft 'The Burning Crusade' is released.World of Warcraft 'Wrath of the Lich King' is released.
Benjamin Harrison becomes US President.William H. Harrison becomes US President.
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