Timeline Worksheet: August 17, 1896, Gold in the Klondike Gold! On August 17, 1896, George Carmack staked a claim after striking gold in the Klondike. Try our math worksheet and translate ounces of gold into dollars. Timeline Worksheet: August 17, 1896, Math Worksheet Blank printable timeline index card Printable timeline index card (Fits Canadian history timeline.) If you are new to this series, visit my introduction to timeline index cards. Return to the Timeline-AD.