On The First Day
quiz about events that happened on the first day of a month 12 Questions.
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On the 1st January of which year did the British farthing coin cease to be legal tender?
On the 1st of February 1896 which Puccini opera premiered in Turin?
On 1st March 1880 which American state became the first to abolish slavery?
On 1st April 1578 William Harvey, British physician and anatomist was born, what major medical discovery did he make?
Nitrous oxide (laughing gas)
How blood circulates
Lemon juice as a treatment for scurvy
On 1st May 1931 President Herbert Hoover opened the Empire State Building in New York, how many storeys does it have?
On 1st June 1942 what type of licences were first issued in Britain?
On 1st July 1961 American athlete Carl Lewis was born.. how many gold medals did he win at the 1984 Olympic Games?
On 1st August 1778 the world's first savings bank opened in which German city?
On 1st September 1923 a massive earthquake killed over 300,000 people in which Asian country?
On 1st October 1924 which peanut farmer and ex-president of the USA was born?
On 1st November 1976 who said, "A lie can be half-way round the world before the truth has got it's boots on."?
On 1st December 1959 the 'Antarctic Treaty', which protects the area from military and nuclear exploitation, was signed by how many countries?
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