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

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