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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?

  • 1958
  • 1965
  • 1969
  • 1961

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On the 1st of February 1896 which Puccini opera premiered in Turin?

  • La Boheme
  • Tosca
  • Madame Butterfly
  • Turandot

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On 1st March 1880 which American state became the first to abolish slavery?

  • Arkansas
  • Louisiana
  • Pennsylvania
  • Utah

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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
  • Red corpuscles

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On 1st May 1931 President Herbert Hoover opened the Empire State Building in New York, how many storeys does it have?

  • 115
  • 98
  • 109
  • 102

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On 1st June 1942 what type of licences were first issued in Britain?

  • Television
  • Dog
  • Pilot
  • Driving

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On 1st July 1961 American athlete Carl Lewis was born.. how many gold medals did he win at the 1984 Olympic Games?

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4

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On 1st August 1778 the world's first savings bank opened in which German city?

  • Munich
  • Hamburg
  • Berlin
  • Dusseldorf

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On 1st September 1923 a massive earthquake killed over 300,000 people in which Asian country?

  • China
  • Philippines
  • India
  • Japan

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On 1st October 1924 which peanut farmer and ex-president of the USA was born?

  • Jimmy Carter
  • Gerald Ford
  • Ronald Reagan
  • George Bush

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On 1st November 1976 who said, "A lie can be half-way round the world before the truth has got it's boots on."?

  • Denis Healey
  • Harold Wilson
  • James Callaghan
  • Tony Benn

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On 1st December 1959 the 'Antarctic Treaty', which protects the area from military and nuclear exploitation, was signed by how many countries?

  • 8
  • 12
  • 15
  • 20

 

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