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Which Century?

For each of these historical events, give the century in which it happened.
Quick reminder: the 18th century lasted from 1700 - 1799, for example
All centuries are AD
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Last updated: January 31, 2018
First submittedJanuary 31, 2018
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Event
Century
William Shakespeare writes 'Romeo and Juliet'
16th
The Shah of Iran is overthrown during the Iranian Revolution
20th
Gunpowder is invented in China
9th
The Incas build Machu Picchu in what is now Peru
15th
The Colosseum is opened in Rome
1st
Leif Erikson becomes the first European to reach North America
11th
The first written version of the epic poem Beowulf is made
10th
Emperor Diocletian splits the Roman Empire
3rd
Charles Darwin writes 'On the Origin of Species'
19th
The Hagia Sophia is opened in Constantinople
6th
The Montgolfier brothers perform the first manned hot air balloon flight
18th
Queen Victoria is born in London
19th
Attila the Hun, raider of the Roman Empire, dies
5th
Leonardo da Vinci paints the Mona Lisa
16th
The Sultanate is abolished, ending the Ottoman Empire
20th
York and London are raided by Vikings
9th
Napoleon Bonaparte leads the French Empire in the Napoleonic Wars
19th
India becomes independent from the British Empire
20th
Michelangelo completes his statue of David
16th
An assassination attempt against King James I, known as the Gunpowder plot, fails
17th
The Gupta Empire is established in India
4th
New Amsterdam, now known as New York City, is founded
17th
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level 60
Jan 31, 2018
Great quiz! I enjoyed it very much and I'll hope to see it featured!
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level 62
Jan 31, 2018
Thanks! I've got some more of these lined up so stay tuned
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level 70
Feb 2, 2018
Nice :)