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 Fits Canadian history timeline.* *If you are new to this series, visit my introduction to timelines. Return to the Timeline. Join our community of 16,000+ for history, language arts, writing, math, science, and more, plus special resources about Asia, missions, and the persecuted Church.