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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.   

There are 315 quizzes and 3,150 trivia questions in this category.
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The 90s Across the Centuries

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 (10 qns)
Apr 29 08
1422 plays
Dateline: 1821

Here's the latest in my Dateline series... enjoy.
Difficult (10 qns)
Jul 15 02
1161 plays
Ten Score Years Ago - 1816

In honor of my 200th quiz, here is one on events that happened 200 years ago in 1816.
Average (10 qns)
Mar 18 16
981 plays
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 qns)
Mar 07 11
1080 plays
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 qns)
Aug 13 04
2814 plays
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 qns)
Sep 25 13
321 plays
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 qns)
Mar 22 15
255 plays
The 10s Across the Centuries

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 (10 qns)
Dec 01 07
504 plays
When the Year Ends in 13

Here is a mixture of questions about events that happened in years ending in 13.
Tough (10 qns)
Dec 18 13
483 plays
The 80s Across the Centuries

The 80s was a decade of cultural achievement so adventurous that we would look back years later and ask 'What were we thinking?'
Difficult (10 qns)
Nov 14 07
1131 plays
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 qns)
Dec 27 15
441 plays
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 qns)
Nov 15 03
1851 plays
The Year 1881

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 (10 qns)
Nov 14 04
1182 plays
Dateline: 1783

The year 1783 was an eventful one. See how much you know about this year's events in this quiz.
Tough (10 qns)
Apr 24 02
1221 plays
Dateline: 1665

Here's the latest Dateline quiz.
Difficult (10 qns)
Jun 24 02
1512 plays
The Year of the Snake

A selection of events that occured worldwide during years of the snake on the Chinese Zodiac calendar.
Average (10 qns)
Jul 21 10
411 plays
Party Like It's 1899

All questions relate to the year 1899. Good luck!
Average (10 qns)
Mar 25 11
450 plays
Dateline: 1808

Here's my latest in the series of Dateline quizzes. Enjoy!
Tough (10 qns)
May 24 02
1344 plays
When Was That?

Here is a quiz of famous dates. Think you can do it?
Difficult (10 qns)
Apr 26 07
1722 plays
Dateline: 1811

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!
Difficult (10 qns)
Apr 23 02
840 plays
Other Events In Coronation Year

A quiz in memory of people and events of 1953, the year of Queen Elizabeth II's Coronation.
Tough (15 qns)
May 12 02
1386 plays
Days of the Year in Common

Can you guess which is the common day of the year that three separate events all happened on?
Tough (10 qns)
Sep 02 09
507 plays
Dateline: 1630

Here's the latest in my Dateline series. Enjoy!
Difficult (10 qns)
Jun 21 02
705 plays
World Dates and Events

This quiz is not to be taken lightly ...
Difficult (10 qns)
Mar 28 00
2181 plays
It Didn't Happen That Day

I'll give you four events, three of which happened on the same day of the year and I'll ask you which one happened on a different day.
Difficult (10 qns)
Sep 18 15
267 plays
The Civil World

While Americans were absorbed with their Civil War, the rest of the world kept moving along. Can you identify which event took place in each of the years between 1861 and 1865?
Difficult (10 qns)
Jul 09 01
657 plays
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