February 14th Quiz

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Can you name the people and events for things that happened on the 14th February?

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This Saint (for whom the day is named) is martyred:270
Charles the Bald and Louis the German swear the Oaths of this European city in their respective languages:842
This deposed former King of England is murdered in Pontefract Castle, West Yorkshire:1400
This descendant of Genghis Khan and conqueror of the Middle East and Central Asia dies en-route to a planned campaign in China:1405
This population economist and author of ‘An Essay on the Principle of Population' is born:1766
This US Sloop is the first vessel flying the 'Stars and Stripes' saluted in a foreign port:1778
The Battle of Cape St. Vincent is won by the British commanded by this man:1797
This US state is admitted to the Union and becomes the 33rd State:1859
This, Oscar Wilde's final play debuts at St. James's Theatre in London:1895
(British) Lord Roberts invades the Orange Free State with 20,000 troops in this war:1900
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Seven rivals of this Chicago gangster are shot in this 'massacre':1929
This German battleship named after the 'Iron Chancellor' of the 19th century is launched:1939
This ancient Germany city is bombed by the RAF and USAF with high explosive and incendiary bombs:1945
This US First Lady takes television viewers on a tour of the White House:1962
This author of 'Jeeves and Wooster' and 'Blandings Castle' dies:1975
The Supreme Leader of Iran Ruhollah Khomeini issues a fatwa against this author of 'The Satanic Verses':1989
This sheep (the first cloned mammal) dies aged 6:2003
Rafik Hariri (the former Prime Minister of Lebanon) is killed by a car bomb explosion in this city:2005
Viktor Yanukovych is declared the official winner of this nation's presidential election:2010
The Arab Spring spreads to this archipelago of 33 islands:2011

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