Name The Year Trivia Game (1)
a History trivia question from the drop-down list & solution will appear in
(France) Joan of Arc, Domremy, martyr, born.
(USA) Theodore Roosevelt dies at his home in Oyster Bay, NY, at 60.
18th Space Shuttle Mission (Discovery 5) returns to Earth.
1st all-talking motion picture shown, in NY.
1st Dutch settlers arrive (from NJ), to colonize Manhattan Island.
1st English Parliament called into session by Earl of Leicester.
1st jet fighter used in combat (Messerschmitt 262).
1st outbreak of "Legionnaire's Disease" kills 29 in Philadelphia, USA.
25,000 die in Iranian Earthquake.
2nd Balkan War ends, Treaty of Bucharest, Bulgaria loses.
3 cosmonauts die as Soyuz XI depressurizes during reentry.
Alfred Hitchcock knighted -- Good Evening.
Allies refuse Japan's surrender offer to retain Emperor Hirohito.
Anthony Quinn, Mexico, actor (Zorba the Greek, Lawrence of Arabia), born.
Apollo 11 returns to Earth.
Argentina seized the disputed Falkland (Malvinas) Islands from Britain.
Armistice signed ending Korean War.
Asaph Hall discovers Mars's moon Deimos.
At approx. 1:00 am Baghdad local time, allied forces attacked, beginning Gulf War.
At Waynesborough, Gen. Early's army is defeated.
Attempting to rid area of Palestine guerrillas Israel invades Lebanon.
B.C. Assyrians record total solar eclipse event on clay tablet.
Bao Dai's Republic of Vietnam gains independence from France.
Barnum and Bailey's Greatest Show on Earth opens in Madison Square Garden in New York City.
Basil Rathbone Johannesburg S Africa, actor (Sherlock Holmes), born.