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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 A New Day Yesterday
There are a couple of days in the calendar that seem unimportant, but they aren't when you realize that the day before was the most important day for some nations. Can you guess these dates? Good luck!
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10 Q
Lpez
Mar 15 15
234 plays
2 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.
Not Rated
10 Q
EnglishJedi
Today!
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3 Dates You Really Should Know, Part 3
OK, history buffs, we have come to the third (and final) part of our gallop through the world's historic dates and occurrences. See how much you now about the modern history of our world.
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15 Q
darksplash
Nov 11 09
10158 plays
4 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
3060 plays
5 One Moment In Time
This quiz is not about the Whitney Houston hit song of the same name, or even about one moment, but about 10 significant events in history.
Easy
10 Q
darksplash
Feb 13 10
8124 plays
6 All about August
Ten random questions about August events and August facts.
Tough
10 Q
Snowman
Aug 31 07
2718 plays
7 Dates You Really Should Know: I
History, oh what a drag! All those kings and queens; all those presidents; all those battles to remember. You may think it's bunkum, still there are dates we all subconsciously know.
Tough
15 Q
darksplash
Jan 06 09
7221 plays
8 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?
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10 Q
flopsymopsy
Feb 12 11
1104 plays
9 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?
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10 Q
Snowman
Nov 17 09
1113 plays
10 Below The Fold
The big splashy news stories make the headlines, while other often equally important events are relegated to the back pages or as we say in the US "below the fold" of the newspaper. In this quiz, we take a look at some classic dates in history.
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10 Q
adam36
May 24 14
603 plays
11 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.
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10 Q
Fiachra
Jun 20 05
4218 plays
12 January Hodgepodge
For your enjoyment I offer this eclectic mixture of largely unrelated January historical events.
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10 Q
shvdotr
Dec 19 14
369 plays
13 Memorable Times
Do you know when things happened or what happened in history? Let's test your knowledge of famous dates. Good Luck!
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10 Q
shazy95
Aug 21 08
4788 plays
14 Historical Events I Remember
You know how you remember exactly where you were for certain events? These are the memorable happenings in my life.
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15 Q
nyirene330
Feb 17 09
4707 plays
15 Name the Date! 1
All you have to do is select the correct year.
Tough
10 Q
Doomsday2029
Oct 27 08
2436 plays
16 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.
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10 Q
illiniman14
Dec 16 12
717 plays
17 Happy New Year
Whilst most of us are recovering from the night before, some people have done something significant on New Year's Day...
Tough
10 Q
EnglishJedi
Jul 19 08
1272 plays
18 Just in! "New York Times" Headlines
An all multiple choice quiz for all ages on some famous headlines from the "New York Times". You just guess the year of the headline. I hope that you have fun with it. :-)
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10 Q
Nightmare
Apr 08 05
7755 plays
19 Dates You Really Should Know, Part 2
Settle down, class. Now, some of us didn't do too well on the first 'Dates You Really Should Know' test, did we? Pay attention at the back, Henry Ford. Let's try some more.
Tough
15 Q
darksplash
Jan 26 09
2937 plays
20 A Day To Remember
Recent events, such as the attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon, remind us of other times in our history when we have suffered devastating loss. Somehow, we have survived and flourished in spite of our grief. Match the date to the event.
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10 Q
DillPickle
Sep 20 01
9021 plays
21 My Birthday in History
What happened on my birthday in history? This quiz will take you through some momentous happenings on the day and month of my birth. See if you can work out what day it is!
Tough
15 Q
melodramatic
Sep 07 09
1410 plays
22 History's Anniversaries as Noted in 2015
A fun quiz, marking anniversary dates as they approached 2015.
Easy
10 Q
Zepper
Jan 04 15
726 plays
23 Front Page News
An all multiple choice quiz for all ages about famous New York Times headlines of the past. I'll give you the headline and you guess the year. I hope that you enjoy it. :-)
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10 Q
Nightmare
Apr 05 05
6801 plays
24 When Did That Happen?
Pick the correct date ... and have fun.
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10 Q
gazza_j
Oct 26 08
4161 plays
25 On This Day: I
A number of events for you to try and remember. The date is provided, but can you remember what happened on that date?
Tough
10 Q
doomed
Dec 30 05
2685 plays
26 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
606 plays
27 Some Days to Remember
On every day something significant has happened in the world, more or less well known. I selected to cover March 25th, because it is the anniversary of the start of the Greek Revolution of 1821. Enjoy!
Tough
10 Q
DeepHistory
Oct 17 14
603 plays
28 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
2778 plays
29 '98
Here is a quiz about some historic events which contain the number "98". Good luck.
Average
10 Q
mrgrouchy
Aug 19 09
1320 plays
30 Dates in World History
Fifteen dates that stand out in the world.
Easy
15 Q
pennie1478
Aug 03 13
1737 plays
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