Just For Fun Quiz / Missing Word: This Day in History (August)

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Can you name the missing words relating to these historic August dates?

 Plays Quiz Updated Aug 1, 2019

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1st (1981)_____ Killed the Radio Star is the first video shown on MTV
2nd (1990)Iraq invades ______ to start the First Gulf War
3rd (1492)Columbus sets sail from _____
4th (1984)Prince's '______ Rain' album goes to #1
5th (1975)Stevie Wonder signs $13M contract with ______
6th (1945)The first atomic bomb is dropped on the city of _________
7th (1960)____ d'Ivoire becomes independent
8th (1974)Nixon announces his resignation following the _________ scandal
9th (1995)Jerry Garcia, lead singer of the ________ Dead, dies
10th (1846)The Smithsonian ___________ is created
11th (1987)Alan _________ becomes Chairman of the US Federal Reserve
12th (1851)Isaac Singer patents the ______ machine
13th (1521)The _____ capital of Tenochtitlán falls to the Spanish conquistadors
14th (1925)Mount ________ National Memorial is first proposed
15th (1057)_______, king of Scotland, is killed by Malcolm Canmore
16th (1977)Elvis Presley dies at _________, his Memphis home
17th (1969) The _________ Music Festival draws to a close
18th (1958)Vladimir Nabokov's novel ______ is published
19th (1960)Sputnik 5 carries two dogs and three ____ into orbit
20th (1882)Tchaikovsky's '____ Overture' opens in Moscow
21st (1911)The Mona Lisa is stolen from the ______ museum
22nd (1864)The first ______ Convention is adopted
23rd (1305)Scottish hero, William _______ is executed by the English
24th (79ad)Mount Vesuvius erupts and buried the towns of _______ and Herculaneum
25th (1952)______ Rico becomes part of the U.S. commonwealth
26th (1939)First televised Major League ________ game is broadcast
27th (1961)Francis the Talking Mule is mystery guest on 'What's My ____'
28th (1963)Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. gives his famous 'I Have a _____' speech
29th (2005)Hurricane _______ devastates the U.S. Gulf Coast, killing more than 1,800 people
30th (1980)Polish government recognizes Lech Walesa's __________ trade union
31st (1991)__________ declares its independence from the Soviet Union

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