July 20th in history

Random History Quiz

Can you name the July 20th in history?

Quiz not verified by Sporcle

How to Play
Score 0/40 Timer 11:00
1st telephone introduced in Hawaii
U.S. performs nuclear Test at Nevada Test Site
Battle of Peachtree Creek-Atlanta Campaign
Fee 1st charged to see a baseball game (50 cents ) (New York beats Brooklyn 22-18)
Togo made a mandate of League of Nations
Lindbergh begins New York flight (Spirit of St. Louis)
Iron Butterfly's 'In-a-gadda-da-vida' becomes 1st heavy metal song to hit charts, it comes in at #117
O. J. Simpson offers $500,000 reward for evidence of ex-wife's klller
Mike Tyson is accused of raping a Miss Black America contestant
Round World Air Race begins in Paris
WW I draft lottery held; #258 is 1st drawn
Mahlon Loomis patents wireless radio
German astronomer Theodor discovers Comet Brorsen-Metcalf
Giuseppe Sarto elected Pope Pius X
Dmitri Shostakovich completes his 13th Symphony
U.S. performs atmospheric nuclear Test at Bikini Island
France performs nuclear Test at Muruora Island
July 20th Plot-Failed assassination attempt on Hitler
1st men on Moon, Neil Armstrong and Edwin Aldrin, Apollo 11
Start of 1st Lancashire-Yorkshire clash at Hyde Park, Sheffield
Scottish settlers arrive at Pictou, Nova Scotia (Canada)
Canada becomes the 4th country to permit same-sex marriage
U.S.S.R. recovered 2 dogs; 1st living organisms to return from space
Race riots in Memphis, Tennessee
Billboard publishes its 1st singles record chart (#1 is 'I'll Never Smile Again' by Tommy Dorsey)
Time puts Russian composer Dmitri Shostakovich on its cover
Confederate state's congress began holding sessions in Richmond, Virginia
Charles Darwin climbs Green Hill on Ascension
1st U.S. intercollegiate track meet held, Saratoga, New York; Princeton wins
1st train from Rotterdam to Utrecht in Netherlands
Napoleon decrees all French Jews adopt family names
Vatican state secretary Pacelli (Pius XII) signs accord with Hitler
U.S. Viking 1 lands on Mars at Chryse Planitia, 1st Martian landing
17 African states and Madagascar sign peace treaty with EC
Colombia declares independence from Spain
British Columbia becomes 6th Canadian province
Armistice for Indo-China signed, Vietnam separates into North and South
Sioux Indian Chief Sitting Bull, surrenders to federal troops
1st use of tax stamps on cigarettes
IRA bomb attacks in London

Friend Scores

  Player Best Score Plays Last Played
You You haven't played this game yet.

You Might Also Like...

Show Comments