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Important historical dates in English / Irish history

Historical dates of the last 100 years 10 Questions.

 
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1

In what year did New Labour win the General Election for the first time?

  • 1997
  • 1996
  • 1995

2

In what year was Diana, Princess of Wales' state funeral?

  • 1997
  • 1991
  • 1999

3

In what year did the Irish Easter Rising take place?

  • 1915
  • 1916
  • 1921

4

When was the Berlin Wall constructed?

  • Aug 1959
  • Aug 1961
  • Sept 1961

5

When was the Commonwealth founded?

  • 1921
  • 1931
  • 1933

6

Which year did Winson Churchill become Prime Minister, and when did he resign?

  • 1940 & 1955
  • 1941 & 1951
  • 1939 & 1954

7

Name the first Irish Prime Minister of the Irish Free State in 1937.

  • Eamon de Valera
  • Michael Collins
  • James Parnell

8

What was the occupation of Baroness Thatcher's parents?

  • plumbing
  • keeping a shop
  • they owned an electrian's business

9

The first Welsh National Assembly was elected in which year?

  • 1999
  • 2000
  • 2003

10

John Smith, Leader of the Labour Party, died suddenly in which year?

  • 1991
  • 1994
  • 1996

 

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