Which Year? Trivia
Read the news item or event then name the year it actually happened 15 Questions.
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In which year was the Labour Party founded in the UK but the Tories won the British General Election in October?
In which year did the Titanic sink in April and Captain Scott reach the South Pole in January only to find Amundsen had beaten him to it?
In which year did the USA officially enter the first world war and Lenin lead the Bolsheviks to power in the name of the Soviets?
Which year saw Lenin die on January 21st and the 8th Olympic Games open in Paris during May?
In which year was Haile Selassie declared Emperor of Ethiopia in November and a month later the Spanish revolution began?
In which year did King George V die in January and King Edward VIII abdicate in December?
In which year was Mahatma Ghandi assasinated in India during January, a month later the last British troops left the country and on May 16th Chaim Weizmann was named Israel's first president?
Which year saw the lifting of the Berlin blockade, East and West Germany were officially formed and George Orwells 1984 was published?
In which year saw Tito elected president of Yugoslavia in January, Stalin die in March and Queen Elizabeth II crowned in June?
In which year did the USSR officially end the war with Germany, the Warsaw Pact get signed and Disneyland open in Los Angeles?
In which year did JFK become US president, Yuri Gagarin orbit the earth, the 'Bay of Pigs' landings fail in Cuba and East Germany erect the Berlin Wall?
In which year did Boeing launch its first Jumbo Jet in February, Dwight D. 'Ike' Eisenhower die in March, August see British troops deployed in Belfast and Gadaffi seize power in Libya in September?
The following movies Close Encounters of the Third Kind, Saturday Night Fever and Star Wars were all launched in which year?
In which year was Mugabe elected PM of Zimbabwe, Yugoslav Premier Tito died, Soviet Premier Kosygin died and Ronald Reagan was elected President of the USA?
In which year was the Swedish PM Olof Palme assassinated and Wallis Simpson, James Cagney, Benny Goodman and Cary Grant all died?
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