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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
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
3153 plays
2
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
1179 plays
3
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
4455 plays
4
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
1170 plays
5
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
1242 plays
6
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
5070 plays
7
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
4875 plays
8
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
768 plays
9
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
2001 plays
10
Dateline: 1779

1779 was a busy year- see how much you know about it.
Difficult
10 Q
bullymom
Jun 27 02
1419 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
225 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
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
546 plays
14
Dates Etched in Memory

Ten events that have had great impact in the History of the world.
Easy
10 Q
gme24
Jun 28 15
594 plays
15
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
747 plays
16
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
522 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
2799 plays
18
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
639 plays
19
History's Anniversaries as Noted in 2015

A fun quiz, marking anniversary dates as they approached 2015.
Easy
10 Q
Zepper
Jan 04 15
1011 plays
20
Dateline: 1576

See how much you know about the spirit of '76 - 1576, that is!
Difficult
10 Q
bullymom
Jun 04 02
1431 plays
21
Historical Numbers

European Historical facts - dates, length of wars, stages, etc.
Difficult
10 Q
Arjun_avila
May 11 07
2916 plays
22
'98

Here is a quiz about some historic events which contain the number "98". Good luck.
Average
10 Q
mrgrouchy
Aug 19 09
1443 plays
23
Dateline: 1821

Here's the latest in my Dateline series... enjoy.
Difficult
10 Q
bullymom
Jul 15 02
1152 plays
24
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
312 plays
25
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
240 plays
26
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
2802 plays
27
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
1056 plays
28
A Calendar In Time

This quiz will focus on famous days in history where something interesting or extraordinary happened. There will be one correct answer and three incorrect ones. The question will be a date and year and you tell which one is correct.
Tough
10 Q
foil7
Dec 27 15
411 plays
29
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
468 plays
30
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
1845 plays
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