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Quiz Updated Oct 18, 2016

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Significant event Year % Correct
Terrorists hijack two planes and crash them into New York's World Trade Towers2001
95.6%
Neil Armstrong & Edwin Aldrin become 1st men on the moon (Apollo 11)1969
94.2%
Germany invades Poland beginning World War II1939
93.4%
'A date that will live in infamy' (Japanese attack Pearl Harbor)1941
93.1%
Stock Market crashed causing Great Depression to begin ('Black Tuesday')1929
90.4%
Earthquake occurs in Haiti killing over 200,000 people2010
89.3%
John F. Kennedy was assassinated while riding with his wife1963
88.4%
Formal signing of the Declaration of Independence1776
87.8%
Christopher Columbus discovers America1492
87.7%
World War I begins when Austria-Hungary declares war on Serbia1914
86.4%
Significant event Year % Correct
Martin Luther King Jr. assassinated in Memphis, Tennessee1968
86.1%
Titanic sinks at 2:27 AM as the band plays (Off Newfoundland)1912
84.8%
Sporcle was founded!2007
80.5%
John Lennon, a member of the Beatles, dies1980
78.4%
Joseph Aloisius Ratzinger was elected Pope Benedict XVI2005
75.6%
President Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth (Ford's Theater)1865
72.4%
George Washington inaugurated as 1st president of the U.S.1789
64.7%
U.S. army led by Gen Hull invade Canada (War of ____)1812
63.8%
Death of Queen Victoria1901
47.8%
The Great Fire of London begins at around 2 AM1666
26.3%

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