Special Sub-Topic: April 20th
|April 20th is the what number day of an ordinary year (not a leap year)?|
110th. This is on the Gregorian calendar. It is the 111th on leap years. There are 255 days after it.
Information found at "http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/April_20th".
|What territory was organized by an act passed April 20, 1836?|
Wisconsin Territory. The Wisconsin Territory covered present day Wisconsin, Minnesota, Iowa, and part of the Dakotas. Wisconsin became a state on May 29th 1848. It was the 30th state to come into the Union.
|The _______ Stadium opened April 20, 1912.|
Tiger. It is in Detroit, Michigan. It cost $300,000 to build and costs 4 million dollars to maintain. The stadium's nickname is "The Corner".
|What school shooting happened on April 20, 1999?|
Columbine High School massacre. It happened in Columbine, Colorado between the time of 11:19 am - 12:08 pm. Thirteen people died and 24 were wounded. The murderers were Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold.
|Who was the Emperor of France from 1851-1870, who shares my birthday?|
Napoléon III of France. Napoléon Bonaparte was born in 1808 and died in 1873. He was the last monarch to rule of France.
|In what state did the Ludlow Massacre (April 20, 1914) occur?|
Colorado. It happened in Ludlow, Colorado. The victims were striking coal miners and their families, who were killed by the Colorado National Guard. The total number of dead is unclear and is generally given as 19-25. However, eleven of the seventeen were children. Two weren't even one yet. There is a monument dedicated to them.
|France declared war on what country on April 20, 1792?|
Austria. It was the start of the French Revolutionary Wars. The war lasted between the years of 1792 and 1802.
|Ernie Stautner, born April 20, 1925, was on which football team?|
Pittsburgh Steelers. Ernie Stautner was born in Germany. His position is Defensive tackle. He won the Pro Bowl MVP in 1957. He is in the Pro Football Hall of Fame.
|What Ottawa chief died on this day?|
Pontiac. Pontiac was an American Indian. He lead Pontiac's Rebellion, which happened after the French and Indian War.
|What is Allan Houston's, born April 20, 1971, nickname?|
H2O. He was a basketball player on the New York Knicks. His position is shooting guard. He has a gold Olympic medal in men's basketball.
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