History Quiz / 'H' in History

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Can you name the 'H' themed answers to these historical questions?

Quiz Updated Jul 25, 2013

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What was returned to the Chinese in 1997, after a 99 year lease?
Which Bronze Age people carved out an empire that included most of Asia Minor?
Which airship caught fire and was destroyed in New Jersey in May 1937?
Which English physician was the first to describe blood circulation in 1628?
Which Greek poet wrote the Iliad and the Odyssey?
Which Roman fortification, started in AD 122, snakes 73 miles through northern England?
Which Egyptian pharaoh has a name meaning 'Foremost of Noble Ladies?'
Which Babylonian king is known for one of the first written codes of law?
Who was said to have a face that could launch a thousand ships?
Who was the Greek god of the underworld?
Which Istanbul museum was converted from a cathedral to a mosque by the Ottomans?
Which Greek city was the site of the Mausoleum of Mausolus, a Wonder of the World?
The B-29 bomber Enola Gay dropped an atomic bomb on which Japanese city?
Under which emperor did the Inca empire reach the height of its size and power?
Which Japanese emperor died of cancer in 1989 after a 62-year reign?
Who became Chancellor of Germany on 30th January 1933?
Discovered in 1799, the Rosetta Stone allowed scholars to decipher which writing system?
Which Greek hero carried out twelve labours as penance for the murder of his children?
William of Normandy defeated Harold Godwinson in which 1066 battle?
Who was the shortest serving US President, spending only 32 days in office?

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