On This Day, 1st January
A general knowledge quiz looking back at events which happened on 1st January. Good luck and enjoy! 15 Questions.
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On the 1st January 2008, Cyprus and Malta officially adopted what?
English as the first language
In 2006 Sydney, Australia sweltered through its hottest New Years Day on record. The thermometer peaked at what temperature?
40 degrees Celsius
45 degrees Celsius
50 degrees Celsius
On 1st January 1982, which group made their final live appearance?
The Beach Boys
Which Belgian Formula 1 driver was born on New Year's Day in 1945?
What was established on 1st January 1912?
The Republic of China
The Republic of Turkey
The Republic of India
In which year on 1st January were the United Kingdom, Denmark and the Republic of Ireland admitted into the European Economic Community?
Tragically, on January 1st 2009 61 people died in Bangkok, Thailand. How did they die?
Night club fire
On 1st January 2002, which Welsh singer spent several hours in police custody after being arrested for drink driving?
On New Year's Day 2007, which group beat The Beatles to be crowned the greatest British band of all time by BBC Radio 2 listeners in the UK?
On 1st January 1651 who was crowned King of Scotland?
The importation of what into the United States was banned on January 1st 1808?
On New Year's Day 1984, Alexis Korner died of lung cancer aged 55 but with which group did he achieve 2 top 10 hits in the 1970's?
On 1st January 1833 the United Kingdom claimed sovereignty over which islands?
On New Year's Day in 1939, friends William ? and David ? joined together to establish which world-famous company?
Procter & Gamble
Who succeeded his father, Henry Ford, as president of the Ford Motor Company on 1st January 1919?
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