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Holtby Trader International Quiz

100 years on: Big events in the last century

In what year     (Bonus point for)

  1. Did England win the World Cup for Soccer?        
  2. Did a king abdicate?   (Who?)
  3. Did the USA drop the first atomic bomb?
  4. The first man walk on the moon?   (Who?)
  5. Was President Kennedy assassinated?
  6. Did the Beatles release their first disc?   (Which?)
  7. Was the Armistice signed for the First World War?
  8. Did President Nixon resign?
  9. Was Everest first climbed?   (Who?)
  10. Queen Elizabeth II crowned?
  11. Did the ‘Queen Mother’ die?
  12. Was the General Strike?
  13. Was Sputnik launched?
  14. Was the Indian Ocean tsunami?
  15. Was Pearl Harbour bombed?
  16. Was VE day?
  17. Did the Berlin Wall fall?
  18. Were The Twin Towers destroyed
  19. Did India gain independence?
  20. Fidel Castro become President of Cuba?
  21. Did Britain first win the Eurovision song contes   (Who?)
  22. Did Lindberg fly the Atlantic?
  23. Amelia Earhart fly the Atlantic?
  24. Was the first man in space?
  25. The first 4-minute mile run?   (Who?)

And to help you out, here are the dates in numerical order:

  • 1918
  • 1926
  • 1927
  • 1932
  • 1936
  • 1941
  • 1942
  • 1945
  • 1945
  • 1947
  • 1953
  • 1953
  • 1957
  • 1959
  • 1961
  • 1962
  • 1963
  • 1966
  • 1967
  • 1969
  • 1974
  • 1989
  • 2001
  • 2002
  • 2004