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Quiz Updated Jun 30, 2014

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Description Event % Correct
This former American Football star's ex-wife is murdered, beginning a sensational investigation and trialO.J. Simpson
87.2%
This Steven Spielberg Holocaust drama wins best picture at the Academy AwardsSchindler's List
82.5%
Colombian athlete Andres Escobar is murdered, possibly in retaliation for accidentally scoring against his own team in this international tournamentFIFA World Cup
77.2%
A rail line between the United Kingdom and France opens, using a tunnel under this body of waterThe English Channel
77.1%
A strike ends the season of this major North American sports leagueMajor League Baseball
76.4%
Newt Gingrich leads this US political party to victory in the 1994 midterm electionsThe Republican Party
72.7%
The lead singer of this famous grunge band is found dead in his home outside of Seattle, WashingtonNirvana
72.3%
This agreement, creating a large tariff-free zone linking three major countries, goes into effectNorth American Free Trade Agreement
68.3%
Former US President Ronald Reagan confirms the long-suspected rumors that he is suffering from this degenerative illnessAlzheimer's Disease
64.6%
US troops are withdrawn from this African nation after a disastrous peacekeeping missionSomalia
62.1%
A major fragment from Comet Shoemaker-Levy 9 hits this planetJupiter
61.5%
This famous Edvard Munch painting is stolen from the National Gallery of NorwayThe Scream
61.4%
US President Bill Clinton signs the Kremlin Accords, a nuclear weapons treaty, with this Russian PresidentBoris Yeltsin
59.5%
Description Event % Correct
This terrorist group formally ends all military operations in an attempt to support its political arm in upcoming peace talksThe Provisional Irish Republican Army
46.5%
The genocide of this ethnic group in Rwanda begins with the death of President Juvenal HabyarimanaThe Tutsi
44.4%
The Markale Massacres kill 68 shoppers in a market in this Bosnian citySarajevo
43.1%
Jean-Bertrand Aristide, former President of this country, returns from exile for the first time in 3 yearsHaiti
39.3%
This man becomes the Prime Minister of Italy for the first timeSilvio Berlusconi
31.8%
Russian troops enter this rebellious Russian province in an attempt to bring it back under government controlChechnya
30%
The Aum Shirinkyo cult launches a terrorist attack on the Tokyo subway using this gasSarin
27.5%
Kansai International Airport opens in this Japanese cityOsaka
27%
The port of Aden is occupied by troops from the Northern section of this modern day countryYemen
22.9%
The US government is forced to bail out this country after an exchange rate alteration causes a financial crisisMexico
21.9%
The Lusaka protocol declares a cease-fire in the nearly 30 year long civil war of this nationAngola
13.1%
The Bishkek Protocol ends fighting in Nagorno-Karabakh, a region of dispute between these two nationsArmenia and Azerbaijan
8%

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