History Quiz / World leaders at historical events

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Can you name the holder of the given office at the given event?

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EventPersonOffice
Tenzing Norgay and Edmund Hillary scale EverestBritish monarch
Start of the American Civil WarBritish monarch
9/11 attacksBritish prime minister
U.S. Declaration of Independence is adoptedBritish prime minister
Start of World War IAmerican president
American embassy in Tehran is occupiedAmerican president
Start of the Spanish-American WarAmerican president
Start of World War IIBritish monarch
USA boycotts the Moscow Summer OlympicsSoviet leader
Pearl Harbor attacksAmerican president
Martin Luther King, Jr. assassinationAmerican president
Abolition of apartheid in South AfricaSouth African state president
Suez crisisBritish prime minister
Hurricane Andrew hits MiamiAmerican president
Sinking of the General BelgranoArgentine president
Burning of the ReichstagGerman chancellor
Operation Desert StormCanadian prime minister
Handover of Hong Kong to ChinaChinese president
Start of World War IIBritish prime minister
Wright brothers flightAmerican president
D-Day landings in FranceBritish prime minister
Lady Diana Spencer dies in Paris car crashFrench president
Start of the Korean WarChairman of the Chinese People's Republic

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