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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?
Argentina gained independence from Spanish rule
The American Revolution ended
A mob of French peasants stormed the Bastille and started the French Revolution
Japan opened ports to international shipping

Question 2:

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

Question 3:

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

Question 4:

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

Question 5:

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

Question 6:

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

Question 7:

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

Question 8:

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

Question 9:

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

Question 10:

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


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