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Name that Year - Estimate the Date of These Events

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

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

All these events happened in March - 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. 1711 'The Spectator' begins publishing (London) (60 Years)
  2. 1912 Albert Berry makes the first parachute jump from a plane (10 Years)
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  3. 1969 The first test flight of the supersonic Concorde (10 Years)
  4. 1917 Tsar Nicholas II, last Russian tsar, abdicates (10 Years)
  5. 1681 William Penn receives Pennsylvania's charter from Charles II (75 Years)
  6. 1836 Samuel Colt patents the first revolver.  (30 Years)
  7. 1836 Santa Anna defeats Travis and Bowie at The Alamo  (25 Years)
  8. 1889 Hoffman patented aspirin  (30 Years)
  9. 1969 Golda Meir elected prime minister of Israel (7 Years)
  10. 1702 Queen Anne succeeds William III (William of Orange)  (100 Years)
  11. 1974 Charles de Gaulle Airport opens in Paris  (10 Years)
  12. 1796 Napoleon Bonaparte marries Josephine  (50 Years)
  13. 1876 Alexander Graham Bell makes first phone call  (30 Years)
  14. 537 Goths descend on Rome (200 Years)
  15. 1988 British £1 note ceases to be legal tender  (7 Years)
  16. 1609 Bermuda becomes an English colony (100 Years)
  17. 1789 US Post Office established (50 Years)
  18. 1781 William Hershel discovers the planet Uranus (100 Years)
  19. 1794 Whitney patents the cotton gin (50 Years)
  20. 44 BC Julius Caesar stabbed to death in the senate (200 Years)
  21. 1968 My Lai Massacre Vietnam (5 Years)
  22. 1996 Mike Tyson Knocks out Frank Bruno (6 Years)
  23. 1957 Dutch ban on Sunday driving lifted (25 Years)
  24. 1902 Caruso releases his first record Vesti la giubba, it became the first record to sell 1 Million copies.  (20 Years)
  25. 1964 The St Bernard Tunnel opens, joining Switzerland and Italy (20 Years)
  26. 1976 Patty Hearst convicted of armed robbery (10 Years)
  27. 1935 Persia officially renamed Iran (50 Years)
  28. 1457 Gutenberg Bible became the first printed book (150 Years)
  29. 1901 Dame Nellie Melba, reveals secret of her now famous toast (20 Years)
  30. 1957 US army demobs last homing pigeon  (20 Years)
  31. 1721 Johann Sebastian Bach opens his Brandenburg Concerts (75 Years)
  32. 1924 Greece becomes a republic (50 Years)
  33. 1958 Elvis Presley joins the US army ( 5 years)
  34. 1896 First Olympics of the modern era held in Athens (5 Years)
  35. 1934 Driving tests introduced in UK (15 Years)
  36. 1958 Khrushchev becomes Premier of the Soviet Union (5 Years)
  37. 1979 Three mile island nuclear leak near Harrisburg Pennsylvania (10 Years)
  38. 1798 Switzerland forms Republic ( 200 years)
  39. 2001 Queen Mother dies peacefully in her sleep (3 Years)
  40. 1959 Dalai Lama escapes Chinese and flees to India (20 Years)

 

Bonus Which date in March are these?

Ides of March - 15th March

St David's Day - 1st March

St Patrick's Day - 17th March

Inauguration Day - 4th March

 

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