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Can you name the World Historical Events of 1990 - 1999?
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Arrested during US invasion of Panama for drug trafficking
January 4th, 1990
This African country in the south became fully independent
March 21st, 1990
Middle East Gulf countries that merged to form this current country
May 22nd, 1990
Took power in Pakistan through a coup
August 8th, 1990
Country united after a 45-yr split
October 3rd, 1990
He is elected president of Poland
December 9th, 1990
Iraq Invades this country
February 28th, 1991
Russian city changed its name from Leningrad back to
October 1st, 1991
Declaration signed disolving this European empire
December 21th, 1991
Rioting ends in L.A. after aquittal of 4 policmen in the beating of this man
May 2nd, 1992
Elected as the 42nd U.S. President
November 4th, 1992
1st attack on this building by al-Qaeda
February 26th, 1993
A 51 day siege ends in this Texas city
April 19th, 1993
Dominant white rule ends in this country
December, 22nd 1993
Genocide performed by the Hutu in this country
April 21st, 1994
The 37th U.S. President dies
April 22nd, 1994
South Africa's first black president
May 10th, 1994
He bombed a Oklahoma federal building
April 19st, 1995
New President of France
May 7th, 1995
Israeli prime minister assassinated after signing peace agreement
November 4th, 1995
Another leak 10 years later at the same nuclear plant
April 26th, 1996
These 2 countries Celebrated 50 years of independence from British rule
August 15th, 1997
Tragic car accident claimed the life of a princess
August 31st, 1997
Famous U.S. singer and actor dies
May 14th, 1998
U.S. Embassies in these 2 African Countries fall victim to a simultaneous terrorist attack
August 7th, 1998
New currency implemented in most of Western Europe
January 1st, 1999
King of Jordan dies
February 7th, 1999
U.S. City where the WTO talks collapsed due to violent street protests
December 4th, 1999
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Feb 4th, 2010 at 00:37 GMT
The question "these two countries merge to form a new state" should either not be yemen, or should be phrased as "two countries merge to form this state"
Feb 4th, 2010 at 06:00 GMT
You should also either move the 'tragic car accident...' question before the '...president of Poland' one or uncheck accept last names in the editor and manually add in the last names as alternate answers = since the first 5 letters of his name are an alternate for her. Fun quiz - off to play the other ones.
Feb 4th, 2010 at 09:29 GMT
Iraq actually invaded Kuwait on 2d August 1990. Allies attacked Iraq on 28th february 1991.
Feb 4th, 2010 at 17:28 GMT
"the WTO talks collapsed due to violent street protests". That's not true.
Feb 5th, 2010 at 01:53 GMT
this is minor, but it's 'acquittal'
Feb 5th, 2010 at 22:37 GMT
Euro became a virtual currency that could be traded in 1999, but wasn't actually implemented as legal tender until 2002. Gulf War ended Feb 28 1991. Allies attacked by air Jan 17, by ground Feb 23. Date of Iraq's invasion given above.
Feb 7th, 2010 at 14:02 GMT
Good quiz... although I agree with Egaffney about Seattle.
Feb 8th, 2010 at 00:40 GMT
Not sure I like the idea of genocide being "performed", makes it sound like a stunt, carried out would be better.
Jun 9th, 2012 at 09:36 GMT
You need to decide whether to phrase your clues as "This ..." or random sentence fragments, and basically check your grammar all around. Also, this is a comparatively minor nit, but she was "Diana, Princess of Wales" or "Princess Diana," but not "Princess Diana of Wales."
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