101 Dates in History by Salmonboy

Can you name all 101 of these crucial and pivotal dates in history?
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Last updated: November 23, 2016
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Begining of the Old Kingdom in Egypt
2700 BC
The mammoth goes extinct
2500 BC
King Mursilis of the Hittites sacks Babylon. Begin of Babylonian "dark ages."
1595 BC
Death of Tutankhamun
1341 BC
Battle of Kadesh
1274 BC
Start of the Trojan War
1260 BC
Homer writes The Iliad and The Odyssey
890 BC
Carthage founded
813 BC
Tiglath-Pileser III becomes the king of Assyria
745 BC
Birth of Siddhartha Gautama
563 BC
Rome becomes a Republic
509 BC
Indian campaign of Alexander the Great
Battle of Marathon
490 BC
Hannibal crosses the Alps
218 BC
Vesuvius erupts, destroying Pompeii
79 BC
Augustus Becomes Emperor of Rome
27 BC
Jesus is born
The Roman Empire splits into East and West
284 AD
Visigoths sack Rome for the first time since 390 BC
410 AD
Romulus Augustus forced to abdicate by Odoacer
476 AD
Muhammed is born
570 AD
Gregory the Great becomes Pope
Battle of Heavenfield
First Arab siege of Constantinople
Charlegmagne becomes first Holy Roman Emperor
Kenneth McAlpin becomes king of the Picts and Scots
843 AD
Alfred the Great becomes King of a united England
871 AD
The Viking Rollo and his tribe settle in Normandy
911 AD
Battle of Lechfeld. Otto the Great, son of Henry the Fowler, defeats the Magyars
955 AD
Eric the Red, exiled from Iceland, begins Scandinavian colonization of Greenland
985 AD
Leif Eriksson lands in the Americas
1001 AD
Canute the Great becomes King of England
1016 AD
The Byzantines under Basil II conquer Bulgaria
1018 AD
Battle of Hastings
1066 AD
First Crusade
1096 AD
The Knights Templar are founded
1118 AD
Richard I ascends the throne of England
1189 AD
Sack of Constantinople during the Fourth Crusade
1204 AD
Genghis Khan becomes sole ruler of Mongolia
1206 AD
The Magna Carta is sealed by John of England
1215 AD
The Battle of Stirling Bridge
1297 AD
Battle of Bannock burn
1314 AD
The Aztecs found their capital city of Tenochtitlan
1325 AD
The Hundred year war begins
1337 AD
The Battle of Crecy- The English use of the longbow leads to a decisive victory
1346 AD
The Black Death ravages Europe for the first of many times
1347 AD
The Bible is translated into English by John Wycliffe.
1381 AD
Battle of Agincourt
1415 AD
Execution of Joan of Arc
1431 AD
The hundred years war ends
1453 AD
Battle of Bosworth Field
1485 AD
Christopher Columbus reaches the New World
1492 AD
Michelangelo returns to his native Florence to begin work on the statue David
1501 AD
Leonardo da Vinci begins painting the Mona Lisa and completes it three years later
1503 AD
The Church of England breaks away from the Roman Catholic Church and recognizes King Henry VIII as the head of the Church
1531 AD
Suleiman the magnificent dies
1566 AD
Mary, Queen of Scots, is imprisoned by Elizabeth I.
1567 AD
Galileo Galilei is born
1564 AD
The Spanish Armada leave A Coruña
1588 AD
Shakespeare publishes Romeo and Julliet
1597 AD
James the 1st of Scotland becomes James the 6th of England
1603 AD
The first publication of the King James Bible
1611 AD
René Descartes publishes Meditationes de prima philosophia Meditations on First Philosophy.
1641 AD
The Great Fire of London
1666 AD
First Javanese War of Succession
1704 AD
The United Kingdom is formed
1707 AD
Frederick the Great comes to power in Prussia
1740 AD
James Cook explores and maps New Zealand and Australia
1769 AD
American colonies declare independance
1776 AD
Storming of the Bastille
1789 AD
Former King Louis XVI of France and his wife Marie Antoinette are guillotined
1793 AD
The Battle of Montenotte, Napoleon Bonaparte's first victory as an Army commander
1796 AD
Thomas Jefferson elected President of the United States
1801 AD
Ludwig van Beethoven performs his Moonlight Sonata for the first time
1802 AD
World population reaches 1 billion
1804 AD
Napoleon abdicates and is exiled to Elba
1814 AD
Battle of Waterloo
1815 AD
Discovery of Antarctica
1820 AD
Battle of Balaclava
1854 AD
Charles Darwin publishes On the Origin of Species
1859 AD
Start of American civil War
1861 AD
End of American Civil War
1865 AD
Alfred Nobel invents dynamite
1867 AD
Dmitri Mendeleev creates the periodic table
1869 AD
Karl Benz sells the first commercial automobile
1886 AD
The Wright Brothers perform the first heavier-than-air powered flight
1903 AD
Amundsen reaches the South pole
1911 AD
Gavrilo Princip assassinates Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria in Sarajevo, triggering the start of World War I
1914 AD
Albert Einstein publishes his General Theory of Relativity
1916 AD
Treaty of Versailles signed
1919 AD
Picasso paints Guernica
1937 AD
Nazi invasion of Poland triggers the begining of World War 2
1939 AD
Attack of Pearl Harbor
1941 AD
German unconditional surrender to Allied forces
1945 AD
Launch of Sputnik 1
1957 AD
Yuri Gagarin becomes first man in space
1961 AD
Assasination of Martin Luther King Jr
1968 AD
First moon landing
1969 AD
Communist North Vietnamese and Viet Cong forces captured the South Vietnamese capital of Saigon
1975 AD
Terrorist Attacks known as "9/11"
2001 AD
End of the Mesoamerican (Mayan) Long Count calendar
2012 AD
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