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The infamous Five Points was a district in which US city?
Who invented a seed drill in 1701?
What was the pirate Blackbeard's real name?
Leon Czolgosz assassinated which American President?
By what other name is the Society of Jesus known?
Bob Ford shot who?
Who founded Xanadu?
Hansen's Disease is another name for...?
Who was the only English Pope?
What were King George V's last words?
Who wrote 'The Beggar's Opera' in 1728?
Name either of the two British PM's who fought a duel.
Martha Jane Burke is commonly known as who?
In which country is Timbuktu?
Who was King Richard I's Islamic antagonist in the Third Crusade?
Nelson lost which arm and which eye?
Which Roman Emperor is known as 'Little Boots'?
Umberto II was the last king of which country?
Istanbul used to be called what?
Who wrote about a fictional country called Utopia?
Who is also known as the Maid of Orleans?
Lhasa is the capital of which formerly independent country?
Who held the world long jump record 1935-60?
What is Mick Jagger's real Christian name?
Over which present day country did the Mughal emperors rule?
QuestionName, event, person etc
The Cornhusker State is a nickname for which state?
Who is commonly known as Buffalo Bill?
What's missing? Utah, Omaha, Gold, Juno and....?
In what year did SS Titanic sink?
Bob Hope was born in which country?
What's missing? Ulster, Munster, Connaught......?
What was the name of the German cypher machine used in WWII?
Out of 32, how many enemy ships did the British sink or capture at Trafalgar?
What was the nickname of Otto von Bismarck?
Karl Marx was born in which country?
Who killed Lee Harvey Oswald?
Galileo discovered the moons of which planet?
Who did Bobby Fischer defeat to win the World Chess Championship in 1972?
In which city did Mahatma Gandhi train as a lawyer?
What is the name of the sea-cook in Robert Louis Stevenson's 'Treasure Island'?
Name the English poet allegedly killed in a brawl in 1593
Name the native American John Rolfe married in 1614
Who staged the Beer Hall Putsch in Munich 1923
In the Old West, what was a 'prairie schooner'?
The line 'Now is the winter of our discontent' comes from which Shakespeare play?
Who was Charles II's favourite mistress?
On which island was Napoleon born?
Highwayman Dick Turpin was hung in which city?
The Reign of Terror happened in which country?
'Papa Doc' was President of which country?

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