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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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trivia quiz  Going On A Date With A Canadian Historian new 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, apathy100, Jul 11 19

Canada has a rich and fascinating history dating back to prehistorical times. This quiz outlines some of the important dates up until the year 1900 in Canadian history. Have fun and good luck!
apathy100 gold member
Jul 11 19
72 plays
match quiz  No, Not Today cool 10 questions
Easy, 10 Qns, looney_tunes, Mar 30 16

Each of these 20th century events is described as having occurred on an incorrect date. Can you match each one with the correction to the stated date?
looney_tunes editor
Mar 30 16
1791 plays
trivia quiz  2007 Anniversaries cool 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, Snowman, Nov 08 07

Many famous events are celebrating (if that is the right word) landmark anniversaries in 2007. Can you tell which anniversary each event is marking?
Snowman gold member
Nov 08 07
3408 plays
match quiz  When Was That? (3) cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, EnglishJedi, Dec 23 16

Ten more famous events from history. Just match them with the correct date.
EnglishJedi gold member
Dec 23 16
795 plays
trivia quiz  Happy Quadricenternary: the 1610s cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, EnglishJedi, Oct 02 16

Continuing a series that I began with my 100th quiz on FT, for my 400th quiz here we look back at the people and events celebrating their 400th anniversary in the 2010s
EnglishJedi gold member
Oct 02 16
510 plays
trivia quiz  A Caveman's Radio & Other 'Eventful' Anachronisms cool 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, 1nn1, Jul 05 17

You have two tasks: first determine the date described then work out which artefacts could not possibly be used at that particular time. These are anachronisms. An example would be the Pharoah's sunglasses.
1nn1 editor
Jul 05 17
372 plays
trivia quiz  The Years of the Rats cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, flopsymopsy, Feb 12 11

The Great Plague of London took place in 1665-66. What else was going on while the rats and their fleas infected with bubonic plague ran round England's capital city?
flopsymopsy editor
Feb 12 11
1503 plays
trivia quiz  Years Almost Everyone Knows! cool 10 questions
Easy, 10 Qns, coachpauly, Apr 28 15

There are many dates in history that an English schoolboy would have indelibly etched in memory. Can you recognize years and events of ten dates through the last millennium?
Apr 28 15
2769 plays
trivia quiz  Historical Events I Remember 1 cool 15 questions
Average, 15 Qns, nyirene330, Feb 17 09

You know how you remember exactly where you were for certain events? These are the memorable happenings in my life.
Feb 17 09
5475 plays
trivia quiz  It's Back: Dating With a Twist! cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, Fiachra, Jun 20 05

Anachronisms are details which are in the wrong time-frame, e.g. fighter jets in 1775. Can you spot which of these statements are anachronisms? Have fun.
Jun 20 05
4884 plays
trivia quiz  Anniversaries This Year -- 2017 cool 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, EnglishJedi, Dec 30 16

Numerous anniversaries are celebrated annually. Here are a look at ten notable dates that deserve celebration during 2017.
EnglishJedi gold member
Dec 30 16
414 plays
trivia quiz  Memorable Times cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, shazy95, Aug 21 08

Do you know when things happened or what happened in history? Let's test your knowledge of famous dates. Good Luck!
Aug 21 08
5589 plays
trivia quiz  2009 Anniversaries cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, Snowman, Nov 17 09

2009 saw many landmark events in UK history celebrate landmark anniversaries. From the descriptions given can you tell what event is celebrating what anniversary?
Snowman gold member
Nov 17 09
1434 plays
match quiz  When Was That? 10 questions
Easy, 10 Qns, EnglishJedi, Apr 14 16

Ten famous events from history. Just match them with the correct date.
EnglishJedi gold member
Apr 14 16
1365 plays
photo quiz  Take Your Head Out of the Sand! 10 questions
Easy, 10 Qns, AcrylicInk, Jan 27 19

All of these scandalous or disastrous events occurred as a result of neglect, or because someone ignored the warning signs. (Don't worry, you won't find any more Titanic questions here!)
AcrylicInk gold member
Jan 27 19
540 plays
trivia quiz  The Year of the Ox 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, EnglishJedi, Jun 17 15

in the second of this series of 12 quizzes, we look at events that occurred during the Chinese Year of the Ox. In the Vietnamese calendar, the Ox is replaced by the Water Buffalo.
EnglishJedi gold member
Jun 17 15
345 plays
match quiz  Now! What Was That Date Again! 10 questions
Very Easy, 10 Qns, zambesi, Jan 13 17

Can you identify these events and dates that had a significant impact on our world during the 20th Century.
Very Easy
zambesi gold member
Jan 13 17
1101 plays
trivia quiz  Tomorrow Never Dies 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, illiniman14, Dec 16 12

All past doomsday predictions have one thing in common: they were all wrong. No matter how sure various 'authorities' are that the world will end, tomorrow just never dies.
Dec 16 12
945 plays
trivia quiz  Happy Tercentenary: the World in 1715 10 questions
Difficult, 10 Qns, EnglishJedi, Jul 25 15

Continuing a series I began with my 100th and 200th FT quizzes, for this, my 300th, we take a look at the world 300 years ago, in 1715.
EnglishJedi gold member
Jul 25 15
264 plays
trivia quiz  Ten Score Years Ago - 1816 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, Joepetz, Mar 18 16

In honor of my 200th quiz, here is one on events that happened 200 years ago in 1816.
Joepetz gold member
Mar 18 16
1461 plays
trivia quiz  Every Calendar's Days Are Numbered 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, paulmallon, Feb 15 14

Quick, how many months have 28 days? If you said 12, you're right, they all do. Let's take a look back and see what happened around the world on the 28th day of various months and years.
paulmallon gold member
Feb 15 14
810 plays
trivia quiz  Various 16th Century 10 questions
Difficult, 10 Qns, XavieX, Jul 05 07

Come one, come all! My first quiz shouldn't be to hard, but i just hope it's entertaining and enlightening.
Jul 05 07
1593 plays
trivia quiz  1492: A Turning Point in History 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, AlonsoKing, Apr 30 19

Columbus' discovery of America in 1492 marked the end of the Middle Ages and the start of the Age of Exploration. Find out more about Columbus' voyage and a couple of other important events of this remarkable year.
AlonsoKing gold member
Apr 30 19
180 plays
trivia quiz  Dateline: 1846 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, bullymom, May 02 02

This is my third in a series of quizzes on events in a specific year. Enjoy!
May 02 02
2088 plays
trivia quiz  Dates Etched in Memory 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, gme24, Jun 28 15

Ten events that have had great impact in the History of the world.
gme24 gold member
Jun 28 15
1059 plays
match quiz  It All Started That Day 10 questions
Easy, 10 Qns, Bob9491, Jan 27 19

This quiz is in response to an author challenge. Just match the event with the date on which it began. It covers a wide range of categories. Have fun and good luck!
Bob9491 gold member
Jan 27 19
408 plays
photo quiz  It's a Date! 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, austinnene, Aug 09 15

In this quiz, you'll be given dates to match to events - or events to match to dates. Good luck!
austinnene gold member
Aug 09 15
840 plays
trivia quiz  The 70s Across the Centuries 10 questions
Very Difficult, 10 Qns, sidnobls, Dec 07 07

The 70s ... It was the "me decade" that gave rise to outrageous personal expression and equally outrageous reactions.
Very Difficult
Dec 07 07
1575 plays
trivia quiz  What Do You Know About 1814? 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, EnglishJedi, May 22 14

When I wrote my 100th quiz on Fun Trivia in 2013, I looked back at people and events celebrating their centenary. It seems fitting, therefore, to go back to some of this year's bicentennials for my 200th quiz.
EnglishJedi gold member
May 22 14
447 plays
trivia quiz  '98 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, mrgrouchy, Aug 19 09

Here is a quiz about some historic events which contain the number "98". Good luck.
Aug 19 09
1665 plays
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