History Quiz / The UK in the 20th Century: 1992

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Can you name the notable people, places and events of the United Kingdom in 1992?

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John Major agrees a weapons control deal with this new Russian leader.30th January
The Queen celebrates this Jubilee.6th February
The UK signs this treaty, which leads to the creation of the euro and the EU.7th February
Great Britain and Northern Ireland compete in the Winter Olympics at this European location, but win no medals.8th-23rd February
The editors of this magazine, Britain's oldest satirical magazine, announce the disocntinuation of the publication due to massive losses.24th March
The Provisional IRA detonates two bombs outside this London building, killing 3 and causing £800 million worth of damage.10th April
The Sun runs this famous headline, claiming it was instrumental in the Conservative's victory in the General Election two days ago.11th April
This royal figure announces her divorce from Captain Mark Phillips after 18 years of marriage.13th April
This racing driver wins his 26th Grand Prix at Imola, becoming the most successful British Grand Prix racer.17th May
Following Neil Kinnock's resignation 3 days after the General Election, this man is elected leader of the Labour Party.17th July
This Manchester transport system is opened, becoming the first new-generation light rail system with street running in the British Isles.17th July
Great Britain and Northern Ireland compete in the Summer Olympics at this European location, winning 20 medals, 5 gold.25th July-9th August
This English striker becomes the most expensive footballer in Britain in a £3.6 million move from Southampton to Blackburn Rovers.27th July
The first games of this newly created football division take place.15th August
Following a wave of speculation against the Pound, Britain withdraws from this currency system after just two years on what becomes known as Black Wednesday.16th September
This religious body votes to allow women to become priests.11th November
Metal dectorist Eric Lawes discovers this treasure collection in Suffolk, the largest collection of late Roman silver and gold discovered in Britain.16th November
The Queen uses this term to describe the year, due to various scandals surrounding the Royal Family, and a fire at Windsor Castle a few days ago.24th November
The ORACLE service for ITV and Channel 4 is discontinued and replaced by this service.31st December
An exhibition of YBAs at the Saatchi Gallery features this artist's work ''The Physical Impossibility of Death in the Mind of Someone Living'', a shark in a tank of formaldehyde.Undated

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