What Happened First? The Relative History Timeline Quiz
History is often taught by country or region, making it tough to compare events happening at the same time around the world. Take our quiz to see how much you know about history, and when famous historical events took place.
The dinosaurs Tyrannosaurus rex and stegosaurus lived around the same time.
Which was founded first?
Aztec city of Tenochtitlan
Cleopatra and King Tut lived during the same time.
Which came first?
the first Olympic Games
Which of these events happened earlier?
Leonardo da Vinci's birth
Christopher Columbus sailed across the Atlantic
The Pilgrims set up the first European-style settlement in North America.
Which of these historical events happened first?
end of Japanese samurai system
Construction on which of these impressive structures started first?
the pyramids at Giza
the Great Wall of China
Which famous revolution for independence came first?
Which of these groups won the right to vote in the U.S. first?