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

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