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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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61 Dateline: 1808
Here's my latest in the series of Dateline quizzes. Enjoy!
Difficult
10 Q
bullymom
May 24 02
1266 plays
62 What Was The Year?
I'll give you something that happened in sports, television, movies, and the world at large, you guess what year they all happened.
Tough
10 Q
James76255
Mar 25 03
2421 plays
63 Do These Dates Stir Memories?
Here are some dates that have left a mark in world history, both cuts and carvings! Check out my first quiz. May fair fortune be yours!
Tough
10 Q
ashesk
Feb 08 12
438 plays
64 The Year Was What?
I'll give you the year, you tell me which of the four things listed happened in that year. Have fun.
Tough
10 Q
James76255
Apr 25 03
2022 plays
65 Famous Historical Dates
This quiz includes a few famous dates, this is my first quiz so I hope you have fun and learn some new things - and don't forget to leave a comment!
Tough
10 Q
cheeselover22
Jun 27 12
588 plays
66 On the 27th of November...
Here's the second of my personal famous dates in history - the 27th of November is the date on which I married the best man in the world. No, that's not up for debate! He's a keeper... but what else happened on this date?
Average
10 Q
CariM0952
Nov 28 04
930 plays
67 On This Day: VII
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 13 06
819 plays
68 Important Historical Dates: Britain and America
This is a quiz which has very important dates which help in the founding of our country. I dedicate this quiz to my history teacher, Mr. Homan.
Average
10 Q
RachetRYNO
Mar 18 05
1212 plays
69 Dateline: 1665
Here's the latest Dateline quiz.
Difficult
10 Q
bullymom
Jun 24 02
1425 plays
70 On This Day IX
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?
Average
10 Q
doomed
Feb 06 06
792 plays
71 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 Q
bullymom
Apr 23 02
771 plays
72 When In The World I
Dates - we hated them in school, but now you can finally put them to good use. Events you know, events you should know - guess if you have to, but learn something in the process.
Tough
10 Q
trvety
Nov 05 00
2190 plays
73 Name The Year
Can you name the year when each of these events occurred?
Tough
10 Q
smoothie
Apr 10 01
2829 plays
74 World Dates and Events
This quiz is not to be taken lightly ...
Difficult
10 Q
Monk12
Mar 28 00
2052 plays
75 What Year Was It?
I give you the clues, you give me the year. Have fun and enjoy.
Difficult
10 Q
red_Foxxie
Aug 04 10
693 plays
76 Important Dates in Scottish History
See how much you know about important dates in Scottish History!
Tough
10 Q
Kirsty_Anne
May 24 05
357 plays
77 Do You Know What Year?
How well do you remember what year something happened?
Difficult
10 Q
oxen
Sep 06 01
2814 plays
78 Dateline: 1630
Here's the latest in my Dateline series. Enjoy!
Difficult
10 Q
bullymom
Jun 21 02
651 plays
79 Famous Dates in Modern History
You just think you know famous dates in History. Take this quiz and find out.
Difficult
10 Q
bsktbllpud
Feb 26 05
1044 plays
80 Ya Wanna Date? #2
By special request, here are some more bunches of dates (that's history, not fruit!) What's the connection between the dates in each bunch? (All dates AD unless otherwise specified).
Difficult
10 Q
anselm
Feb 25 05
576 plays
81 On This Day in History...
History has been full of world changing and not so world changing events, but do you know what day these events happended on?
Tough
10 Q
ihbaseball17
Jul 04 07
729 plays
82 History : Dates
Here are some special dates in history. Hopefully you paid attention in school.
Difficult
10 Q
sweeze108
Apr 28 03
792 plays
83 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 Q
ccaldwell
Jul 09 01
588 plays
84 What Happened On this Date?
I will give you an event, you tell me the year.
Difficult
25 Q
daisyduke71
Jun 19 01
1434 plays
85 Important Dates in World History
This is all about dates...if you have a good memory then you can surely strike big time. Enjoy it.
Difficult
25 Q
swashbuckler
Nov 18 01
1149 plays
86 A Day to Remember
There are many special days in the year. Can you correctly identify events that did *not* happen on the day in question? I have verifed my answers by multiple sources. However, if any of my choices are verifiably wrong, please let me know.
Very Difficult
10 Q
awkins
Oct 01 04
723 plays
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