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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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1
It's a Date!

In this quiz, you'll be given dates to match to events - or events to match to dates. Good luck!
Average
10 Q
austinnene
Aug 09 15
432 plays
2
2007 Anniversaries

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
10 Q
Snowman
Nov 08 07
3117 plays
3
Years Almost Everyone Knows!

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
10 Q
coachpauly
Apr 28 15
870 plays
4
It's Back: Dating With a Twist!

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
10 Q
Fiachra
Jun 20 05
4281 plays
5
2009 Anniversaries

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
10 Q
Snowman
Nov 17 09
1146 plays
6
The Years of the Rats

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
10 Q
flopsymopsy
Feb 12 11
1143 plays
7
Memorable Times

Do you know when things happened or what happened in history? Let's test your knowledge of famous dates. Good Luck!
Average
10 Q
shazy95
Aug 21 08
4923 plays
8
Historical Events I Remember 1

You know how you remember exactly where you were for certain events? These are the memorable happenings in my life.
Average
15 Q
nyirene330
Feb 17 09
4797 plays
9
Tomorrow Never Dies

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
10 Q
illiniman14
Dec 16 12
750 plays
10
Dateline: 1846

This is my third in a series of quizzes on events in a specific year. Enjoy!
Tough
10 Q
bullymom
May 02 02
1989 plays
11
The Year of the Ox

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
10 Q
EnglishJedi
Jun 17 15
207 plays
12
The 70s Across the Centuries

The 70s ... It was the "me decade" that gave rise to outrageous personal expression and equally outrageous reactions.
Very Difficult
10 Q
sidnobls
Dec 07 07
1518 plays
13
History's Anniversaries as Noted in 2015

A fun quiz, marking anniversary dates as they approached 2015.
Easy
10 Q
Zepper
Jan 04 15
876 plays
14
Dateline: 1779

1779 was a busy year- see how much you know about it.
Difficult
10 Q
bullymom
Jun 27 02
1407 plays
15
Historical Events I Remember 2

Son of Part 1 about events remembered when they actually happened (21st century edition). Do you remember these memorable happenings?
Average
10 Q
nyirene330
May 31 15
456 plays
16
The Year of the Rat

The first in a series of twelve quizzes highlights events occurring during the Chinese Year of the Rat. Traits of those born under the Rat include ambitious, intelligent, god like, vindictive, selfish, ruthless and narcissistic.
Average
10 Q
EnglishJedi
Mar 22 15
228 plays
17
Dating - With a Twist!

An anachronism is something in the wrong time-frame: one sometimes finds them in fantasy fiction and fantasy films, for example firearms in a story set in Ancient Rome. Can you identify which of the following statements are anachronisms?
Tough
10 Q
Fiachra
Feb 09 05
2790 plays
18
Dates Etched in Memory

Ten events that have had great impact in the History of the world.
Easy
10 Q
gme24
Jun 28 15
486 plays
19
Independence Day

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
10 Q
reedy
Sep 22 13
630 plays
20
Death Takes a Holiday

When Death takes a holiday, he really "takes" a holiday. Death checks in to wreak havoc on days normally reserved for celebration. Take a historical look from natural to man made causes.
Tough
10 Q
alexKmahns
Mar 14 12
735 plays
21
'98

Here is a quiz about some historic events which contain the number "98". Good luck.
Average
10 Q
mrgrouchy
Aug 19 09
1338 plays
22
Historical Numbers

European Historical facts - dates, length of wars, stages, etc.
Difficult
10 Q
Arjun_avila
May 11 07
2895 plays
23
Dateline: 1576

See how much you know about the spirit of '76 - 1576, that is!
Difficult
10 Q
bullymom
Jun 04 02
1428 plays
24
Dateline: 1821

Here's the latest in my Dateline series... enjoy.
Difficult
10 Q
bullymom
Jul 15 02
1143 plays
25
The Big Story Today Is...

If our dedicated news team, Nessa, Edgar, Wes and Sharon presented these stories at the top of the hour, how many would you recognise?
Average
10 Q
fiachra
Aug 13 04
2727 plays
26
As the Century Turns

This quiz is to meet a quiz author challenge. They all happened around the turn of a century, can you tell which one?
Average
10 Q
yitz420
Mar 07 11
1038 plays
27
Notable 2013 Anniversaries

Here are a selection of anniversaries for you. Let's see if you know how long ago before 2013 (the year when this quiz was written) these events took place.
Tough
10 Q
suomy
Sep 25 13
297 plays
28
When the Year Ends in 13

Here is a mixture of questions about events that happened in years ending in 13.
Tough
10 Q
Dizart
Dec 18 13
459 plays
29
Ya Wanna Date? #1

Well, here are some for you. But what does each lot have in common? See if you can guess ...
Difficult
10 Q
anselm
Nov 15 03
1818 plays
30
Dateline: 1783

The year 1783 was an eventful one. See how much you know about this year's events in this quiz.
Tough
10 Q
bullymom
Apr 24 02
1200 plays
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