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

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