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Can you name the answers to information found in published history quizzes?

Featured May 27, 2010

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This tanker spilled 240,000 barrels of oil after running aground in Alaska on Mar 24th, 19891989
This former world leader is credited with the quote 'Glory is fleeting, but obscurity is forever'Famous Quotes
The first American city to host the OlympicsOlympics Cities
This ancient wonder of the world was located in what is now IraqAncient Wonders
The greatest Briton, according to the BBCGreatest Britons
The second man to walk on the moonApollo 11,
GeoExpert
Martin Luther King Jr.'s assassinAssassinations
This war took place from 1853-1856Famous Wars,
Ben
The most common first name among US presidentsCommon US Presidents' First Names,
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This country derives its name from an Arabic term meaning 'land of the blacks'Country Name Origins,
Booger
His 'Marathon of Hope' began on Apr 12th, 1980 1980
These 2 US presidents died on the same dayDied Same Day,
Adam23
The original year of the 4 Roman emperorsEmperors of Rome,
Daniel
The only US President who also served as Chief JusticeChief Justices (U.S.),
BobbyD629
U.S. Presidents
His polio vaccine marked a major step forward in medical historyFamous Inventors
Hint AnswerQuiz, Contributor
This President of the Democratic Republic of Vietnam died on Sept 2. 19691969,
Kicking222
17 U.S. soldiers were attacked in Yemen, while aboard this vessel on Oct 12th, 20002000,
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'Hated for ill' is an anagram of this infamous nameHistorical Leaders Anagrams
She was the first wife of Henry VIIIWives of Henry VIII
This serial killer was arrested in his Milwaukee apartment on July 22nd, 19911991,
Servo91
The only person chosen as Time Person of the Year three timesMulti Time Person of the Year,
Hola
The only US president who spoke english as a second languageOnly U.S. President Who...,
Kicking222
Beginning in July 1942, this is often considered to be the bloodiest battle in the history of warWorld War II Battles,
Ben
This artist gave us 'The Scream'Famous Artists
This treaty ended the war of 1812Famous Peace Treaties
The mayor of New York at the time of the Sept. 11th attacksSeptember 11th
This US Civil War battle occured July 1st-3rd, 1863Civil War Battles,
Ben
The first US state to abolish capital punishmentJanuary 1st,
LTH
The most recent year in which no Nobel Peace Prize was awardedNobel Peace Prize
He explored Florida looking for the fountain of youthFamous Explorers

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