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

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