History Quiz / March 12th

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Can you answer these questions about the historic events that occurred on March 12th?

Quiz Updated Mar 12, 2015

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This knighted UK fantasy author who penned the 'Discworld' series passes away. 2015
A reactor at the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant melts and explodes in this country.2011
Three countries (Czech Republic, Hungary and Poland) that were formerly in this Pact join NATO.1999
This woman is sworn in as the United States' first female attorney general.1993
This stock indicator closes above 500 for the first time.1956
This former Massachusetts governor and future 2012 Republican US presidential candidate was born.1947
Pius XII is crowned this in the Vatican.1939
This US president gave the first of his 'Fireside Chats.'1933
Juliette Gordon Low founded this organization for pre-teens and young women.1912
This carbonated beverage is bottled and sold for the first time in Vicksburg, Mississippi.1894
This weather phenomenon began for 3 days in New England killing over 400 people.1888
This Atlantic island, a corner of a famed geographic triangle, becomes an English colony.1609

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