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Which Century? #2

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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First submittedFebruary 2, 2018
Last updatedFebruary 2, 2018
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Event
Century
James W. Marshall starts the California Gold Rush
19th
Hadrian's Wall is built to mark the Roman Empire's Northern border
2nd
Vasco da Gama becomes the first European to reach India by sea
15th
Mount Vesuvius erupts, burying the city of Pompeii
1st
Church Father St. Augustine of Hippo dies
5th
Churchill, Roosevelt, and Stalin meet at the Conference of Yalta
20th
The Black Death sweeps across Europe, killing millions
14th
Joan of Arc is burned at the stake
15th
Otto von Bismarck unites Germany under Prussian rule
19th
The Classic Period of Mayan Civilization ends mysteriously
9th
The Great Depression starts on Black Tuesday
20th
China and Britain fight the Opium Wars
19th
Johannes Gutenberg invents his printing press
15th
Henry VIII becomes the first Supreme Head of the Church of England
16th
The prophet Mohammed, founder of Islam, is born
6th
Ferdinand Magellan starts his circumnavigation of the earth
16th
Vincent van Gogh paints Starry Night
19th
Rome is sacked by the Visigoths under King Alaric
5th
The Civil War is fought in the United States
19th
The Ottoman Empire is founded by Osman I
13th
Genghis Khan reigns as Great Kahn of the Mongol Empire
13th
The Declaration of Independence is signed, forming the USA
18th
The Battle of Hastings is won by William the Conqueror
11th
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