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On 1st of September

written by: DieZel
 
All these events happened on 1st of September. Some are well-known, others not quite so. Enjoy!

Question 1:


WWII began on September 1, 1939, when Germany invaded this country.
France
Poland
Austria
Russia

Question 2:


The first underground metro in North America, the Boston subway, was opened on September 1 of this year.
1897
1911
1906
1916

Question 3:


On September 1, 1983 Korean Air Flight KAL-007 was shot down after entering Soviet airspace (this is true). Some of the passengers and crew survived the crash.
True
False

Question 4:

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The Statue of Liberty and the bell you see on the picture are probably the most prominent symbols of American liberty. On July 7, 1776 the ringing of this bell summoned citizens for the reading of the Declaration of Independence. The bell arrived in this city 24 years earlier, on September 1, 1752.
Washington D.C.
San Francisco, California
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
New York, New York


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Question 5:


On September 1, 1979, Pioneer 11 became the first spacecraft to visit Mercury.
True
False

Question 6:


On September 1, 1957, this Grammy Award - winning singer was born. She began her career as lead singer for the Miami Sound Machine.
Gloria Estefan
Toni Basil
Aaliyah
Mary J. Blige

Question 7:


The passenger pigeon was one of the most common birds in the world- it is estimated that there were about five billion in the United States alone. The last passenger pigeon died on September 1, 1914 in this zoo.
The Giza Zoo
The Kabul Zoo
The Cincinnati Zoo
The Philadelphia Zoo

Question 8:


On September 1, 1985, at a depth of 2 miles (3,8 km), south-east of Newfoundland, the wreck of the Titanic was discovered. Jean-Louis Michel was one of the two people who led the expedition. He was the other one.
Charles David Keeling
Jacques-Yves Cousteau
Dr. Robert Ballard
Evan Forde

Question 9:


Moammar Qaddafi and a group of officers staged a coup d'etat against King Idris on 1st of September 1969 (this is true). The coup was unsuccessful and Qaddafi was sent to prison.
True
False

Question 10:


On September 1, 2004, in a small Russian town, armed terrorists took hundreds of schoolchildren and adults hostage. What was the name of the town?
Kirishi
Beslan
Chita
Rostov

 


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