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Name that Year - Estimate the Date of These Events

Events that happened in February - Can you name the year?Events that happened in February - Quiz

Will and Guy have a surprise - there are no jokes on this page, just a challenge to you - can you name the year?

All these 30 events happened in February - But in which year?

The values in brackets is the leeway that I give you.
Example: 1904 Russo (Russian) - Japanese War starts. (10 years) 
Exact Answer 1904, leeway 1894-1914.

  1. 1902 China's empress Tzu-hsi ends practice of women binding their feet. (50 Years)
  2. 1948 Ceylon, now Sri Lanka, declares independence from UK. (30 Years)
  3. 1922 The first Reader's Digest magazine is published. (20 Years)
  4. 1935 The first Monopoly board game sold. (10 Years)
  5. 1983 Shergar the racehorse is kidnapped. (5 Years)
  6. 1895 Volleyball invented by W Morgan. (25 Years)
  7. 1840 Queen Victoria marries Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha. (10 Years)
  8. 1916 Conscription begins in Britain. (20 Years)
  9. 1945 Yalta Agreement signed by Roosevelt, Churchill and Stalin. (5 Years)
  10. 1709 Alexander Selkirk [Robinson Crusoe] rescued from Juan Fernandez. (50 Years)
  11. 1929 Chicago Valentine's Day Massacre Chicago (5 Years)
  12. 1924 Thomas Watson forms IBM Corporation (20 Years)
  13. 1959 Barbie Doll goes on sale. (5 Years)
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  14. 1867 The first ship sails through Suez Canal (30 Years)
  15. 1564 Michelangelo dies in Rome. (50 Years)
  16. 1864 Mark Twain publishes, Adventures of Huckleberry Finn. (30 Years)
  17. 1930 Pluto, the ninth planet, is discovered by Clyde Tombaugh. (20 Years)
  18. 1906 William Kellogg founds the breakfast cereal company of the same name. (40 Years)
  19. 1472 Orkney and Shetland annexed to the crown of Scotland. (100 Years)
  20. 1947 Edwin Land demonstrates the Polaroid camera (25 Years)
  21. 1931 Alka Seltzer introduced (20 Years)
  22. 1879 Frank Woolworth opens his first ' Woolworths' store New York state. (30 Years)
  23. 1907 Cabs with taxi meters begin operating in London. (20 Years)
  24. 1455 Gutenberg prints the first Bible. (75 Years)
  25. 1836 The siege of the Alamo began (40 Years)
  26. 1821 Mexico declares its independence from Spain. (60 Years)
  27. 1924 The trial of Adolf Hitler and General Ludendorff begins in Munich (10 Years)
  28. 1997 Divorces become legal in Ireland. (30 Years)
  29. 1066 Westminster Abbey Opens (200 Years)
  30. 1784 John Wesley charters Methodist Church (40 Years)

Bonus Which date in February are these?

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