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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 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
2931 plays
62 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
537 plays
63 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
1332 plays
64 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
1194 plays
65 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
6753 plays
66 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
2844 plays
67 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?
Average
10 Q
doomed
Jan 10 06
1014 plays
68 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
714 plays
69 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
477 plays
70 "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
738 plays
71 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
2073 plays
72 Dateline: 1808
Here's my latest in the series of Dateline quizzes. Enjoy!
Tough
10 Q
bullymom
May 24 02
1317 plays
73 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
990 plays
74 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
474 plays
75 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
915 plays
76 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
1533 plays
77 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
2472 plays
78 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
804 plays
79 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
888 plays
80 Dateline: 1665
Here's the latest Dateline quiz.
Difficult
10 Q
bullymom
Jun 24 02
1473 plays
81 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
2244 plays
82 Important Dates in Scottish History
See how much you know about important dates in Scottish History!
Tough
10 Q
Kirsty_Anne
May 24 05
402 plays
83 Name The Year
Can you name the year when each of these events occurred?
Tough
10 Q
smoothie
Apr 10 01
2898 plays
84 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
732 plays
85 World Dates and Events
This quiz is not to be taken lightly ...
Difficult
10 Q
Monk12
Mar 28 00
2112 plays
86 Do You Know What Year?
How well do you remember what year something happened?
Difficult
10 Q
oxen
Sep 06 01
2853 plays
87 Dateline: 1630
Here's the latest in my Dateline series. Enjoy!
Difficult
10 Q
bullymom
Jun 21 02
681 plays
88 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
1101 plays
89 6 December
If you were born on this day see how much you know about events that happened on your birthday.
Tough
10 Q
dericpw
Jan 23 06
372 plays
90 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
765 plays
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