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Many dates and events from history are forever etched in our minds. What do you remember about these events? Find out right now.   

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match quiz  No, Not Today cool 10 questions
Easy, 10 Qns, looney_tunes, Mar 30 16

Each of these 20th century events is described as having occurred on an incorrect date. Can you match each one with the correction to the stated date?
Easy
looney_tunes editor
Mar 30 16
1623 plays
2.
trivia quiz  2007 Anniversaries cool 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, Snowman, Nov 08 07

Many famous events are celebrating (if that is the right word) landmark anniversaries in 2007. Can you tell which anniversary each event is marking?
Tough
Snowman gold member
Nov 08 07
3357 plays
3.
trivia quiz  Happy Quadricenternary: the 1610s cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, EnglishJedi, Oct 02 16

Continuing a series that I began with my 100th quiz on FT, for my 400th quiz here we look back at the people and events celebrating their 400th anniversary in the 2010s
Average
EnglishJedi gold member
Oct 02 16
459 plays
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trivia quiz  Years Almost Everyone Knows! cool 10 questions
Easy, 10 Qns, coachpauly, Apr 28 15

There are many dates in history that an English schoolboy would have indelibly etched in memory. Can you recognize years and events of ten dates through the last millennium?
Easy
coachpauly gold member
Apr 28 15
2601 plays
5.
trivia quiz  The Years of the Rats cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, flopsymopsy, Feb 12 11

The Great Plague of London took place in 1665-66. What else was going on while the rats and their fleas infected with bubonic plague ran round England's capital city?
Average
flopsymopsy editor
Feb 12 11
1449 plays
6.
match quiz  When Was That? (3) cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, EnglishJedi, Dec 23 16

Ten more famous events from history. Just match them with the correct date.
Average
EnglishJedi gold member
Dec 23 16
705 plays
7.
trivia quiz  A Caveman's Radio & Other 'Eventful' Anachronisms cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, 1nn1, Jul 05 17

You have two tasks: first determine the date described then work out which artefacts could not possibly be used at that particular time. These are anachronisms. An example would be the Pharoah's sunglasses.
Average
1nn1 editor
Jul 05 17
333 plays
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trivia quiz  It's Back: Dating With a Twist! cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, Fiachra, Jun 20 05

Anachronisms are details which are in the wrong time-frame, e.g. fighter jets in 1775. Can you spot which of these statements are anachronisms? Have fun.
Average
Fiachra
Jun 20 05
4788 plays
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trivia quiz  Historical Events I Remember 1 cool 15 questions
Average, 15 Qns, nyirene330, Feb 17 09

You know how you remember exactly where you were for certain events? These are the memorable happenings in my life.
Average
nyirene330
Feb 17 09
5370 plays
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trivia quiz  Memorable Times cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, shazy95, Aug 21 08

Do you know when things happened or what happened in history? Let's test your knowledge of famous dates. Good Luck!
Average
shazy95
Aug 21 08
5511 plays
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trivia quiz  2009 Anniversaries cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, Snowman, Nov 17 09

2009 saw many landmark events in UK history celebrate landmark anniversaries. From the descriptions given can you tell what event is celebrating what anniversary?
Average
Snowman gold member
Nov 17 09
1383 plays
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trivia quiz  The Year of the Ox 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, EnglishJedi, Jun 17 15

in the second of this series of 12 quizzes, we look at events that occurred during the Chinese Year of the Ox. In the Vietnamese calendar, the Ox is replaced by the Water Buffalo.
Average
EnglishJedi gold member
Jun 17 15
324 plays
13.
match quiz  When Was That? 10 questions
Easy, 10 Qns, EnglishJedi, Apr 14 16

Ten famous events from history. Just match them with the correct date.
Easy
EnglishJedi gold member
Apr 14 16
1281 plays
14.
trivia quiz  Various 16th Century 10 questions
Difficult, 10 Qns, XavieX, Jul 05 07

Come one, come all! My first quiz shouldn't be to hard, but i just hope it's entertaining and enlightening.
Difficult
XavieX
Jul 05 07
1575 plays
15.
trivia quiz  Tomorrow Never Dies 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, illiniman14, Dec 16 12

All past doomsday predictions have one thing in common: they were all wrong. No matter how sure various 'authorities' are that the world will end, tomorrow just never dies.
Average
illiniman14 gold member
Dec 16 12
900 plays
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trivia quiz  Happy Tercentenary: the World in 1715 10 questions
Difficult, 10 Qns, EnglishJedi, Jul 25 15

Continuing a series I began with my 100th and 200th FT quizzes, for this, my 300th, we take a look at the world 300 years ago, in 1715.
Difficult
EnglishJedi gold member
Jul 25 15
255 plays
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trivia quiz  Anniversaries This Year -- 2017 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, EnglishJedi, Dec 30 16

Numerous anniversaries are celebrated annually. Here are a look at ten notable dates that deserve celebration during 2017.
Tough
EnglishJedi gold member
Dec 30 16
390 plays
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trivia quiz  Dates Etched in Memory 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, gme24, Jun 28 15

Ten events that have had great impact in the History of the world.
Average
gme24 gold member
Jun 28 15
930 plays
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trivia quiz  Every Calendar's Days Are Numbered 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, paulmallon, Feb 15 14

Quick, how many months have 28 days? If you said 12, you're right, they all do. Let's take a look back and see what happened around the world on the 28th day of various months and years.
Average
paulmallon gold member
Feb 15 14
792 plays
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trivia quiz  Dateline: 1846 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, bullymom, May 02 02

This is my third in a series of quizzes on events in a specific year. Enjoy!
Tough
bullymom
May 02 02
2073 plays
21.
photo quiz  It's a Date! 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, austinnene, Aug 09 15

In this quiz, you'll be given dates to match to events - or events to match to dates. Good luck!
Average
austinnene gold member
Aug 09 15
795 plays
22.
trivia quiz  What Do You Know About 1814? 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, EnglishJedi, May 22 14

When I wrote my 100th quiz on Fun Trivia in 2013, I looked back at people and events celebrating their centenary. It seems fitting, therefore, to go back to some of this year's bicentennials for my 200th quiz.
Average
EnglishJedi gold member
May 22 14
435 plays
23.
trivia quiz  The 70s Across the Centuries 10 questions
Very Difficult, 10 Qns, sidnobls, Dec 07 07

The 70s ... It was the "me decade" that gave rise to outrageous personal expression and equally outrageous reactions.
Very Difficult
sidnobls
Dec 07 07
1563 plays
24.
trivia quiz  '98 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, mrgrouchy, Aug 19 09

Here is a quiz about some historic events which contain the number "98". Good luck.
Average
mrgrouchy
Aug 19 09
1650 plays
25.
match quiz  When Was That? (2) 10 questions
Easy, 10 Qns, EnglishJedi, Nov 03 16

Ten famous events from history. Just match them with the correct date.
Easy
EnglishJedi gold member
Nov 03 16
765 plays
26.
trivia quiz  Ten Score Years Ago - 1816 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, Joepetz, Mar 18 16

In honor of my 200th quiz, here is one on events that happened 200 years ago in 1816.
Average
Joepetz gold member
Mar 18 16
1440 plays
27.
trivia quiz  Historical Events I Remember 2 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, nyirene330, May 31 15

Son of Part 1 about events remembered when they actually happened (21st century edition). Do you remember these memorable happenings?
Average
nyirene330
May 31 15
687 plays
28.
trivia quiz  Independence Day 10 questions
Difficult, 10 Qns, reedy, Sep 22 13

A valiant struggle for freedom! Pride and glory! Each of these countries fought for and won (or declared) their independence from colonial or occupying powers... can you name them all?
Difficult
reedy gold member
Sep 22 13
711 plays
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trivia quiz  Dateline: 1779 10 questions
Difficult, 10 Qns, bullymom, Jun 27 02

1779 was a busy year- see how much you know about it.
Difficult
bullymom
Jun 27 02
1488 plays
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trivia quiz  The 60s Across the Centuries 10 questions
Difficult, 10 Qns, sidnobls, Nov 06 07

Something about the decade of the 60s brought out the desire for change- like the urge to rearrange the living room every half century or so.
Difficult
sidnobls
Nov 06 07
1191 plays
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