History Quiz / November 21 in History

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Can you name the people, places and things historically associated with November 21?

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This bridge, connecting Staten Island and Brooklyn, is opened in 1964. At the time, it was the world's longest suspension bridge
This football Hall of Famer, who won three Super Bowl as quarterback of the Dallas Cowboys, was born in 1966
The activities remembered as 'Bloody Sunday' took place in 1920 in what now independent country?
The paper Does the Inertia of a Body Depend Upon Its Energy Content? was published in scientific journals for the first time on this date in 1905. Who wrote it?
In 1953, a well-known archeological hoax was exposed by the British Natural History Museum. It is known as _____________ Man
This New Orleans musician, sometimes known as 'The Night Tripper', who was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2011, was born in 1940.
In 164 BC, the Temple in Jerusalem was restored by Judas Maccabeus and his followers. What festival commemorates the activities that culminated in this event?
The first documented night football game took place in Elmira, New York, on November 21st of this year, the first full year of Theodore Roosevelt's presidency.
What famous disc jockey was fired on this day in 1959 for his connection to the payola scandal? His fame comes from the credit he received in popularizing the term 'rock and roll'
Rebecca Felton is sworn in as the first female U.S. Senator in 1922. From which southern state did Felton come?
This Belgian surrealist painter of The Son of Man and The Treachery of Images, popularized in songs by Paul Simon and movies about art heists, was born in 1898
In 1789, this state ratified the U.S. Constitution, becoming the 12th state.
In 1620, what famous document was signed on this date by the members of the Plymouth Colony?
The famous baseball player, who hit 475 home runs and won 3 MVP awards for the St. Louis Cardinals between 1941-1963, was born in 1920.
This singer, who rode a wave of YouTube celebrity into the mainstream and sang the best-selling single of 2012, 'Call Me Maybe,' was born in 1985.

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