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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 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The ink on these historical documents dried years ago, but the importance of the words formed lives on in the annals of history.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?
Tough
10 Q
rockinryder
Nov 28 09
654 plays
32 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
2667 plays
33 Party Like It's 1899
All questions relate to the year 1899. Good luck!
Tough
10 Q
poultrybot
Mar 25 11
381 plays
34 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.
Difficult
10 Q
ticky100
Nov 26 10
966 plays
35 Dates in World History
Fifteen dates that stand out in the world.
Easy
15 Q
pennie1478
Aug 03 13
1392 plays
36 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
258 plays
37 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
1956 plays
38 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
954 plays
39 When the Year Ends in 13
Here is a mixture of questions about events that happened in years ending in 13.
Difficult
10 Q
Dizart
Dec 18 13
423 plays
40 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).
Average
10 Q
davegrilla
Feb 27 11
783 plays
41 A Date with History
Ten dates that affected the United States.
Average
10 Q
pennie1478
Dec 07 13
876 plays
42 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.
Average
10 Q
ponycargirl
May 20 13
741 plays
43 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?
Tough
15 Q
doomed
Jan 02 06
1476 plays
44 Dateline: 1779
1779 was a busy year- see how much you know about it.
Very Difficult
10 Q
bullymom
Jun 27 02
1386 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 ...
Difficult
10 Q
anselm
Nov 15 03
1779 plays
46 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!
Difficult
10 Q
thejazzkickazz
Aug 04 03
2601 plays
47 Timeline of Historical Events
You may enjoy this if you're interested in when historical events occurred
Average
10 Q
robert362
Aug 08 00
5049 plays
48 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?
Average
10 Q
doomed
Jan 05 06
1530 plays
49 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. :)
Difficult
10 Q
bullymom
Jan 12 03
2112 plays
50 When Was That?
Here is a quiz of famous dates. Think you can do it?
Difficult
10 Q
chucknorris2
Apr 26 07
1662 plays
51 Pick the Year!
You will be given a mixture of world events, and you must pick the year it corresponds with.
Tough
10 Q
soccerman2
May 06 09
1029 plays
52 Dateline: 1576
See how much you know about the spirit of '76 - 1576, that is!
Difficult
10 Q
bullymom
Jun 04 02
1413 plays
53 What Year Was That?
This is a simple quiz for all history buffs. Just provide the correct date for the historical event.
Difficult
10 Q
nurf
Sep 02 07
1842 plays
54 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?
Tough
10 Q
doomed
Dec 31 05
999 plays
55 Dateline: 1821
Here's the latest in my Dateline series... enjoy.
Difficult
10 Q
bullymom
Jul 15 02
1125 plays
56 This Date In History
This quiz covers some of the most famous events throughout history.
Average
10 Q
AuroraBoreanaz
Nov 21 13
1389 plays
57 When Did That Happen? 2
Pick the correct date, again! Have fun!
Tough
10 Q
gazza_j
Nov 24 08
1242 plays
58 Basic Dates
This is a very easy quiz. You just have to choose the correct date. Good luck!
Tough
25 Q
krzys44
Feb 24 03
1791 plays
59 Pick A Date
I describe an historical event and you pick the date when it happened! Easy!
Tough
10 Q
NewBudo
Nov 04 13
426 plays
60 On This Day VIII
A number of events for you to try and remember. The date is provided, but can you remember what happened on that date?
Average
10 Q
doomed
Jan 28 06
1128 plays
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