A quiz on famous events, births/deaths that have occurred in the month of September. 30 Questions.
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Starting with the 1st September, what happened on 1st Sept. 1939?
Franco invaded Portugal
Stalin invaded Finland
Mussolini invaded Albania
Hitler invaded Poland
On 2nd September 1666, what took place in London?
The Great Fire of London
The Great Plague
The first Lord Mayor of London's Banquet
The first coffee house in London opened
Who won the battles of Dunbar (1650), Worcester (1651) and died in 1658, all on the 3rd September?
James Graham, 1st Marquis of Montrose
On September 4th 1609, which island did navigator Henry Hudson discover?
Prince Edward Island
Which wild west legend was born in Centerville, Missouri on 5th September 1847 and formed a group of outlaws with his brother, Frank?
Billy The Kid
On 6th September 1991, which Russian city was renamed St. Petersburg?
September 7th 1533 is the birthday of which British Tudor monarch?
On September 8th 1900, a hurricane struck which town in Texas, killing over 8,000 people and destroying 2,500 buildings?
On September 9th 1776, which nation was formed from the 'United Colonies'?
The United States of America
On 10th September 1955, which TV show first aired on CBS Television and is the longest running prime time drama in the U.S.?
"The High Chaparral"
On the 11th September 1962, The Beatles recorded their first single, what was it called?
Please Please Me"
"Love Me Do"
"From Me To You"
"She Loves You"
Which African-American athlete was born in Oakville, Alabama on 12th September 1913 and won 4 gold medals at the 1936 Olympic Games in Berlin?
On September 13th 1788, which American city was declared the temporary capital of the U.S.A.?
Who died after her car plunged off a mountain road in Monte Carlo on 14th September 1982?
Princess Grace of Monaco
Princess Astrid of Belgium
British novelist Agatha Christie was born on the 15th September 1890, in which English town?
On September 16th 1620, which ship set sail for America with the Pilgrims aboard?
The Golden Hind
The Cutty Sark
September 17th 1862 saw the single bloodiest day in American history after which American Civil War battle?
Which musician died in London on the 18th September 1970 after an overdose of barbiturates?
On September 19th 1893, which country became the first to give women the right to vote?
Which South African, anti-apartheid president was sworn into office on the 20th September 1989?
F.W. De Klerk
Which republic came into being on 21st September 1949 after a declaration by its communist leaders?
The Democratic People's Republic of Korea
Lao People's Democratic Republic
The People's Republic of China
Republic of the Union of Myanmar
Born on 22nd September 1791, which British scientist discovered electromagnetic induction, resulting in the development of electric generators?
Georg Simon Ohm
On September 23rd 1846, Johann Gottfried Galle discovered which planet of our solar system?
Born on the 24th September 1936, who created the TV shows "Sesame Street" and "The Muppet Show"?
A composer of 15 symphonies and many other works, which Russian composer and pianist was born on 25th September 1906?
On September 26th 1960, the first televised debate between presidential candidates J.F. Kennedy and who, took place?
Lyndon B. Johnson
Richard M. Nixon
On the 27th September 1888, whose name was first used in a letter sent to the Central News Agency?
Jack The Ripper
The Hunchback of Notre Dame
On September 28th 1066, William The Conqueror landed his troops at which place in southern England?
On 29th September 1758, which famous Englishman was born at Burnham Thorpe in Norfolk?
James Wolfe of Quebec
William Makepeace Thackeray
And finally, on 30th September 1924, which American writer was born T.S. Persons in New Orleans, and is perhaps best known for "Breakfast at Tiffany's"?
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