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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 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
876 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
2181 plays
33 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
1380 plays
34 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
627 plays
35 Party Like It's 1899
All questions relate to the year 1899. Good luck!
Tough
10 Q
poultrybot
Mar 25 11
327 plays
36 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
1905 plays
37 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
1743 plays
38 Dateline: 1779
1779 was a busy year- see how much you know about it.
Very Difficult
10 Q
bullymom
Jun 27 02
1341 plays
39 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
2568 plays
40 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
2076 plays
41 Timeline of Historical Events
You may enjoy this if you're interested in when historical events occurred
Average
10 Q
robert362
Aug 08 00
4671 plays
42 When Was That?
Here is a quiz of famous dates. Think you can do it?
Difficult
10 Q
chucknorris2
Apr 26 07
1614 plays
43 When Did That Happen? 2
Pick the correct date, again! Have fun!
Tough
10 Q
gazza_j
Nov 24 08
1203 plays
44 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
954 plays
45 Dateline: 1576
See how much you know about the spirit of '76 - 1576, that is!
Difficult
10 Q
bullymom
Jun 04 02
1380 plays
46 Dateline: 1821
Here's the latest in my Dateline series... enjoy.
Difficult
10 Q
bullymom
Jul 15 02
1095 plays
47 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
1806 plays
48 19th Century Mania: 1800-1810
This quiz will give you a date and different events. You will have to decide which event is the odd-man-out, and decide which one occured in that year, or which one did not.
Tough
10 Q
Deadwheat318
Jan 16 04
504 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?
Average
10 Q
doomed
Jan 05 06
1038 plays
50 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
960 plays
51 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
996 plays
52 What Was The Year ...
I'll list events from sports, movies, music, and the world at large, you tell me what year they all happened. Good luck.
Tough
10 Q
James76255
May 30 03
2883 plays
53 "We Interrupt This Broadcast"
Daytime talk shows, soap operas, and night time television was interrupted for special news events. Can you choose the date on all the events mentioned.
Tough
10 Q
pennie1478
Mar 23 10
699 plays
54 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 Q
upperder
May 12 02
1257 plays
55 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 Q
Spugsy
Sep 02 09
429 plays
56 Notable Years
This quiz is some of the important years in our lives. I sure hope you enjoy taking this quiz.
Easy
5 Q
fizzbee
Mar 19 01
6342 plays
57 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
1605 plays
58 Dateline: 1783
The year 1783 was an eventful one. See how much you know about this year's events in this quiz.
Tough
10 Q
bullymom
Apr 24 02
1158 plays
59 Name That Event
I will give you a historic date. You give me the event that happened on that date.
Average
10 Q
twrgod
Aug 17 04
2667 plays
60 On This Day: VI
A number of events for you to try and remember. The date is provided, but can you remember what happened on that date?
Tough
10 Q
doomed
Jan 10 06
918 plays
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