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

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