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the 17th century
the 18th century
the 19th century
the 20th century
the 21st century

Some famous dates

1066 — Battle of Hastings
1776 — US Declaration of Independence
1939-1945 — Second World War
1989 — Fall of the Berlin Wall
2012 — London Olympics