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On This Day Quiz

Historical events which happened on 24th May. 8 Questions.

 
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May 24, 1626, Peter Minuet buys Manhattan from Natives, for how much?

  • 4 bottles of whiskey
  • $2,000
  • Trinkets valued at $24
  • 4 horses

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May 24, 1844, Samuel F B Morse opens America's first telegraph line between Washington, D C and Baltimore, MD. What did the message say?

  • What have God wrought
  • What have I got for tea
  • Do you receive me
  • Do you really want to hurt me

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Playwright, Oscar Wilde is convicted on a morals charge in London and sentenced to prison in which year?

  • May 24, 1695
  • May 24, 1698
  • May 24, 1895
  • May 24, 1898

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May 24, 1689, English Parliament guarantees freedom of religion for whom?

  • Muslims
  • Jews
  • Catholics
  • Protestants

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May 24, 1726,People's revolt due to increase in what?

  • Gin and brandy tax
  • Tea and coffee tax
  • Beer and wine tax
  • Caks and biscuit tax

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May 24, 1930, 1st woman to fly solo from England to Australia , lands. Who was she?

  • Sally Ride
  • Amy Johnson
  • Liu Yang
  • Amelia Earhart

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On May 24th,1986 who became the 1st British Prime Minister to visit Israel?

  • Edward Heath
  • Harold Wilson
  • John Major
  • Margaret Thatcher

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Racial segregation in Washington DC restaurants was ruled illegal on which day?

  • May 24, 1941
  • May 24, 1951
  • May 24, 1961
  • May 24, 1971

 

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