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This Day In History - October 13

written by: lynbat
 
Events, people, and happenings in history, entertainment, sports, science, and literature associated with October 13th.

Question 1:


On October 13th, 1941, former Axis power, Italy, declared war on Germany.
True
False

Question 2:

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On October 13th, 1792, the first stone of this building was laid, though it would not be occupied until 1800.
Monticello
The Benjamin Franklin House
Mount Vernon
Executive Residence


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Question 3:


October 13th 1582 does not exist in Poland.
True
False

Question 4:


This "Sound of Silence" singer was born on October 13th in 1941.
Paul Simon
Bob Dylan
Sonny Bono
Art Garfunkel

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On October 13th, in this year a plane crashed into the city streets of Santa Cruz, Bolivia, killing 91 people, 88 of which were on the ground.
1976
1979
1986
1988


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Question 6:


On October 13th in 1923, this country's capital city officially moved from Istanbul to Ankara. Name the country.


Question 7:


On October 13th, 1971, Major League Baseball history was made when the first night game of a World Series was played between the Pittsburgh Pirates and this team.
Boston Red Sox
Houston Astros
Texas Rangers
Baltimore Orioles

Question 8:


Name the French-language daily newspaper in Canada, whose first edition hit the streets of Montreal on October 13th, 1884.
La Presse
La Liberte
L' Aquillon
Nouvelles de TVA

Question 9:


This really really big variety show host died on October 13th in 1974.
Johnny Carson
Steve Allen
Ed Sullivan
Jack Jones

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This galaxy, discovered by Charles Messier on October 13th, 1773, would become the first galaxy to be designated as a spiral galaxy type.
Andromeda
Whirlpool
Canes Venatici
Milky Way


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