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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 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!
10 Q
Oct 17 14
573 plays
32 On This Day: V
A number of events for you to try and remember. The date is provided, but can you remember what happened on that date?
10 Q
Jan 08 06
2433 plays
33 Extra: Read All About It
An all multiple choice New York Times front page quiz for all ages about some important events of the past. You just guess the year. I hope that you enjoy it. :-)
10 Q
Mar 27 05
2271 plays
34 Ancient Ink
The ink on these historical documents dried years ago, but the importance of the words formed lives on in the annals of history. Do you know the dates of these important documents?
10 Q
Nov 28 09
678 plays
35 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?
10 Q
Mar 07 11
972 plays
36 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?
10 Q
Aug 13 04
2685 plays
37 Wanted: Dead or Alive
With apologies to Steve McQueen, this quiz is about dead people. I will give you a date and an event and you will choose the person who was dead before the event occurred. Hope you enjoy.
10 Q
Nov 26 10
975 plays
38 A Date with History
Ten dates that affected the United States.
10 Q
Dec 07 13
939 plays
39 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.
10 Q
Sep 25 13
264 plays
40 Dateline: 1846
This is my third in a series of quizzes on events in a specific year. Enjoy!
10 Q
May 02 02
1956 plays
41 When the Year Ends in 13
Here is a mixture of questions about events that happened in years ending in 13.
10 Q
Dec 18 13
429 plays
42 It Happened on a Tuesday
The title says it all. The following events all occurred on a Tuesday. Some were tragic, some were not. (Author challenge suggested by dolano).
10 Q
Feb 27 11
807 plays
43 Party Like It's 1899
All questions relate to the year 1899. Good luck!
10 Q
Mar 25 11
387 plays
44 On This Day: III
A number of events for you to try and remember. The date is provided, but can you remember what happened on that date?
15 Q
Jan 02 06
1506 plays
45 Ya Wanna Date? #1
Well, here are some for you. But what does each lot have in common? See if you can guess ...
10 Q
Nov 15 03
1785 plays
46 It's A Date!
Throughout history, there have been many famous love stories. Do you know when these couples may have had their first date? Good luck! General knowledge of major events in history may help.
10 Q
May 20 13
801 plays
47 Dateline: 1779
1779 was a busy year- see how much you know about it.
10 Q
Jun 27 02
1392 plays
48 Do You Have the Time?
The dates of famous events are sketched indelibly in many a memory, but what about the exact times? See if you can guess at what time these very significant 20th century events occurred. Good luck!
10 Q
Aug 04 03
2607 plays
49 On This Day: IV
A number of events for you to try and remember. The date is provided, but can you remember what happened on that date?
10 Q
Jan 05 06
1551 plays
50 Timeline of Historical Events
You may enjoy this if you're interested in when historical events occurred
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Aug 08 00
5070 plays
51 Bullymom's Birthday Quiz
January 13 is my birthday! Who cares? Nobody, really, but I decided to make a quiz on events that have occurred on January 13 throughout history (besides my birth, of course. :)
10 Q
Jan 12 03
2115 plays
52 When Was That?
Here is a quiz of famous dates. Think you can do it?
10 Q
Apr 26 07
1671 plays
53 This Date In History
This quiz covers some of the most famous events throughout history.
10 Q
Nov 21 13
1743 plays
54 Dateline: 1576
See how much you know about the spirit of '76 - 1576, that is!
10 Q
Jun 04 02
1419 plays
55 What Year Was That?
This is a simple quiz for all history buffs. Just provide the correct date for the historical event.
10 Q
Sep 02 07
1851 plays
56 On This Day: II
A number of events for you to try and remember. In each case the date is provided together with some information, but can you remember what happened on that date?
10 Q
Dec 31 05
1002 plays
57 Dateline: 1821
Here's the latest in my Dateline series... enjoy.
10 Q
Jul 15 02
1128 plays
58 Pick the Year!
You will be given a mixture of world events, and you must pick the year it corresponds with.
10 Q
May 06 09
1038 plays
59 When Did That Happen? 2
Pick the correct date, again! Have fun!
10 Q
Nov 24 08
1251 plays
60 Basic Dates
This is a very easy quiz. You just have to choose the correct date. Good luck!
25 Q
Feb 24 03
1815 plays
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Last Updated Dec 03 14 3:16 PM

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