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Guess the Decade Vol.2
Here are some historical events. You just have to guess in what decade they happened. Good luck!
What decade witnessed the publishing of Charles Darwin's 'The Origin of Species', and the first official game of baseball?
This decade saw the end of the Napoleonic Wars in Europe and the Year Without a Summer.
What decade was nicknamed the Mauve Decade, and saw the discovery of the X-rays by Wilhelm Rontgen?
During this decade the first modern railway opened, and Beethoven's Ninth Symphony premiered in Vienna.
The prototype telephone, the light bulb and the phonograph were all invented during this decade.
What decade saw the the end of the Enlightenment, the invention of canned food, and the publishing of the atomic theory?
Mark Twain published 'Adventures of Huckleberry Finn', and Robert Louis Stevenson published 'Treasure Island' and 'The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde' during this decade.
The first attempt to assassinate an American President was made during this decade.
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During this decade the submarine was invented, Alfred Nobel invented dynamite, and the American Civil War broke.
This decade saw the first postage stamp, the first electrical telegraph and the first use of general anesthesia in an operation.
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