History Quiz / Alive to See It? II

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Can you determine whether these famous people were alive to see these historic events?

 Plays Quiz Updated Dec 12, 2017

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Person & EventY or N?Explanation
Was Galileo Galilei alive to see the unification of Italy?
Was George Orwell alive to see the assassination of John F. Kennedy?
Was Napoleon Bonaparte alive to see the end of the War of 1812?
Was King Henry VIII alive to see the founding of St. Augustine, FL?
Was Ringo Starr alive to see the September 11th terrorist attacks?
Was Emperor Hirohito alive to see the Space Shuttle program?
Was Francisco Franco alive to see the Berlin airlift?
Was Nelson Mandela alive to see an African-American U.S. President?
Was Winston Churchill alive to see humans walk on the moon?
Was Paul von Hindenburg alive to see the Hindenburg disaster?
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky alive to see the invention of the phonograph?
Was Alfred Hitchcock alive to see the end of the Vietnam War?
Was Queen Victoria alive to see the founding of AT&T?
Was Erich Honecker alive to see German reunification?
Was Mohandas Gandhi alive to see the end of World War II?
Was Charles Darwin alive to see the start of the 20th Century?
Was Yuri Gagarin alive to see the International Space Station?
Was Roald Dahl alive to see the publication of the Harry Potter novels?
Was Teddy Roosevelt alive to see F.D. Roosevelt become President?
Was Walter Mondale alive to see the election of Donald Trump?

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