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Famous Dates In History

written by: spartanman47
There are many historical dates which altered the world. Here are some of the more famous ones. You must name the event.

Question 1:

What happened on July 14,1789?
Japan opened ports to international shipping
Argentina gained independence from Spanish rule
A mob of French peasants stormed the Bastille and started the French Revolution
The American Revolution ended

Question 2:

Which of these events occurred on November 22, 1963?
Robert F. Kennedy was assassinated in Los Angeles
The Beatles performed first concert in the US
John F. Kennedy was assassinated in Dallas
The United States bombed North Vietnam for the first time

Question 3:

The date November 11, 1918 is famous with what event?
Adolf Hitler was born
The first case of Asian flu was reported in the USA
World War I ended
Marie Curie discovered Radium

Question 4:

What historical event took place on October 14, 1066 AD?
The Chinese first used fireworks in battle
The Muslims retook Jerusalem
The Vikings landed in America
England was conquered by the Normans in the Battle of Hastings

Question 5:

What happened on July 4, 1826?
Andrew Jackson resigned as President
Russia declared war on Turkey, starting the Crimean War
The Mexican army crossed into Texas
Both Thomas Jefferson and John Adams died

Question 6:

What historical event occurred on March 15, 44 BC?
Julius Caesar was assassinated by members of the Roman senate
The first calendar was started by the Mayans in Central America
Mark Antony married Cleopatra
Korea gained independence from Japan

Question 7:

Which of these events took place on June 18, 1815?
Andrew Jackson and his troops defeated the British at New Orleans
Napoleon was beaten at Waterloo
Russia claimed the territory of Alaska
The noble gas Neon was discovered

Question 8:

Which of the following events happened on March,1692?
The Salem witch trials began in New England
General Braddock was killed by the French
The Indians sold Manhattan Island to the Dutch
An earthquake in Mexico killed over 10,000

Question 9:

The date July 2, 1937 is remembered with what event?
Amelia Earhart and her co-pilot disappeared flying across the Pacific Ocean
Charles Lindbergh crossed the Atlantic
Japan bombed Shanghai, off the coast of China, killing over 2,000
The Spanish Civil War ended

Question 10:

Which of these events occurred on December 29, 1170 AD?
Thomas Becket, Archbishop of Canterbury, was slain in his church
Mongols crossed the Danube river into Hungary
Black Plague began in Genoa, Italy
Danish ships landed at Greenland and claimed it as a province


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