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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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31
Dating - With a Twist! 10 questions

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
Fiachra
2832 plays
32
The 60s Across the Centuries 10 questions

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
1176 plays
33
Dateline: 1821 10 questions

Here's the latest in my Dateline series... enjoy.
Difficult
bullymom
1176 plays
34
Dateline: 1576 10 questions

See how much you know about the spirit of '76 - 1576, that is!
Difficult
bullymom
1458 plays
35
Historical Numbers 10 questions

European Historical facts - dates, length of wars, stages, etc.
Difficult
Arjun_avila
2949 plays
36
The 90s Across the Centuries 10 questions

The final decade before the turn of the century nudged the world to explore its own spirituality in a variety of ways. How much do you know about people's attempts to know just where they stood in the grand scheme of things?
Very Difficult
sidnobls
1431 plays
37
Counting to Ten 10 questions

We're going to count up to 10, history-style. Each of the following is an event that happened in the years 1, 2, 3 ...
Average
nautilator
Feb 04 17
306 plays
38
As the Century Turns 10 questions

This quiz is to meet a quiz author challenge. They all happened around the turn of a century, can you tell which one?
Average
yitz420
1104 plays
39
Death Takes a Holiday 10 questions

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
alexKmahns
801 plays
40
The Big Story Today Is... 10 questions

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
fiachra
2856 plays
41
Notable 2013 Anniversaries 10 questions

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
suomy
321 plays
42
The 10s Across the Centuries 10 questions

Those embattled teens ... seems like the second decade of every century, we are angst filled enough to whack out some other dynasty. How much do you know about conquest between '10 and '19?
Difficult
sidnobls
510 plays
43
When the Year Ends in 13 10 questions

Here is a mixture of questions about events that happened in years ending in 13.
Tough
Dizart
486 plays
44
The 80s Across the Centuries 10 questions

The 80s was a decade of cultural achievement so adventurous that we would look back years later and ask 'What were we thinking?'
Difficult
sidnobls
1134 plays
45
Ya Wanna Date? #1 10 questions

Well, here are some for you. But what does each lot have in common? See if you can guess ...
Difficult
anselm
1854 plays
46
A Calendar In Time 10 questions

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
foil7
447 plays
47
The Year of the Rat 10 questions

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
EnglishJedi
258 plays
48
The Year 1881 10 questions

Why 1881? It's a palindrome. It's outside of living memory. My favourite pub was founded that year. A number of other interesting things happened as well. And above all, why not?
Tough
inquizitive
1185 plays
49
Dateline: 1783 10 questions

The year 1783 was an eventful one. See how much you know about this year's events in this quiz.
Tough
bullymom
1230 plays
50
Dateline: 1665 10 questions

Here's the latest Dateline quiz.
Difficult
bullymom
1515 plays
51
Party Like It's 1899 10 questions

All questions relate to the year 1899. Good luck!
Average
poultrybot
462 plays
52
My First 30 Years (Part 1) 10 questions

I turned 30 last year, and surprise, nothing monumental happened to me personally. However much happened in the world in my first 30 years on the planet. These questions relate to events from 1985 to 1994. Quiz is part 1 of 3.
Average
Shadowmyst2004
Aug 14 16
594 plays
53
The Year of the Snake 10 questions

A selection of events that occured worldwide during years of the snake on the Chinese Zodiac calendar.
Average
emmco
522 plays
54
Dateline: 1808 10 questions

Here's my latest in the series of Dateline quizzes. Enjoy!
Tough
bullymom
1347 plays
55
When Was That? 10 questions

Here is a quiz of famous dates. Think you can do it?
Difficult
chucknorris2
1734 plays
56
Dateline: 1811 10 questions

This is my first in a series of quizzes on events of a particular year. See how much you know about what went on in the world in 1811!
Tough
bullymom
843 plays
57
Other Events In Coronation Year 15 questions

A quiz in memory of people and events of 1953, the year of Queen Elizabeth II's Coronation.
Tough
upperder
1398 plays
58
Days of the Year in Common 10 questions

Can you guess which is the common day of the year that three separate events all happened on?
Tough
Spugsy
510 plays
59
Dateline: 1630 10 questions

Here's the latest in my Dateline series. Enjoy!
Difficult
bullymom
708 plays
60
World Dates and Events 10 questions

This quiz is not to be taken lightly ...
Difficult
Monk12
2184 plays
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