Identify the Century

Type the century that corresponds to the event.
Some events may straddle centuries, in which case two answers are accepted.
All events are Anno Domini.
Simply type the number. For instance, the 16th century would require the answer '16'
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Last updated: November 6, 2021
First submittedAugust 16, 2020
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Russian Revolution
20th c.
The United States gains independence
18th c.
Beginning of Spanish Inquisition
15th c.
21st c.
The lifetime of William Shakespeare
16th / 17th c.
Jesus is crucified
1st c.
The first crusade
11th c.
The Roman Empire reaches its territorial peak
2nd c.
Napoleon is crowned emperor
19th c.
Byzantium becomes Constantinople
4th c.
The Shogunate government begins in Japan
12th c.
The lifetime of Muhammad
6th / 7th c.
The Ottoman Empire is established
15th c.
The Ottoman Empire dissolves
20th c.
Ivan the Terrible becomes the first Tsar of Russia
16th c.
Cao Cao loses the Battle of Red Cliffs
3rd c.
Beowulf is written according to disputed estimates
8th c. / 9th c. / 10th c. / 11th c.
William the Conquerer wins the Battle of Hastings
11th c.
Barbarians destroy Rome
5th c.
Algebra created
9th c.
The slave rebellion in Haiti
18th c.
Colombus sets sail on his first voyage
15th c.
The Seven Years war
18th c.
The lifetime of supercentenarian Chiyono Hasegawa
19th / 20th / 21st c.
The Opium Wars
19th c.
The Treaty of Tordesillas
15th c.
The Arab Revolt
20th c.
Queen Victoria dies
20th c.
Level 73
Aug 17, 2020
Great Idea for a quiz!
Level 43
Aug 18, 2020
Glad you liked it!
Level 63
Sep 1, 2020
Haiti gained independence in 1804, which was during the 19th century. You might have been thinking of the 1791 slave rebellion.
Level 43
Feb 6, 2022