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Which year was it? An Incredible History Quiz
by Staff
Amazing how you can often forget the dates of historical events you witnessed in your lifetime, much less things you've only read about in history class. Let's see which dates have stuck in your brain.

In what year was the Great Wall of China started?

  • 220 B.C.E.
  • 99 C.E.
  • 1321 C.E.

When did Gutenberg invent the printing press?

  • 1350
  • 1450
  • 1550

In what year did the pilgrims first set foot in America?

  • 1620
  • 1650
  • 1685

French revolutionaries stormed the Bastille in:

  • 1689
  • 1789
  • 1889

Queen Elizabeth II's coronation was in:

  • 1949
  • 1951
  • 1953

When was U.S. President James Garfield assassinated?

  • 1843
  • 1881
  • 1902

In what year did the Korean War begin?

  • 1951
  • 1950
  • 1953

The Berlin Wall came down in:

  • 1989
  • 1990
  • 1991

When did the Iraq War, aka the Second Persian Gulf War, begin?

  • 2001
  • 2003
  • 2005

In what year did the Winter Olympics split from the Summer Olympics so the two games were held in different years?

  • 1988
  • 1992
  • 1994