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True or False - George Washington was the very first American President ?
 

True or false. The 1st words used on landing on the moon for the 1st time were, “That’s one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind.” ?
 

What historical event took place at 2.27am on the 15th April 1912 ?
 

On July 15th 1799, Pierre Francois Bouchard discovered an ancient artefact that was carved in 196 BC. It’s 760 kilogrammes in weight made from granodiorite and is currently on display at the British Museum. What is it ?
 

In what year did Prince Charles and Diana Spencer marry ?
 

On the 20th May 1932, New Foundland to Derry Northern Ireland, with a time of 14 hours 56 minutes who achieved what ?
 
 
21st October 1805, Saw the British Royal Navy victorious over the combined fleets of the French & Spanish during the ‘War of the 3rd Coalition’. Name the battle ?
 
 
If Rome was 1960, Athens was 2005, Barclelona was 1992, what was Tokyo 1940 ?
 
 
On the 27th of May 1937, Bessie and Eddy did something that the upset the entire United Kingdom, leading him to lose his job ?
 
 
The 28th of October 1929, saw the day in which the great ‘Wall Street Crash’ happened. By what name was given to this event ?

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False - John Hanson (Continental Congress) 5/11/1781 to 03/11/1782 - George Washington was 1789.


False - it was "Lights, contact". 


The Titanic Sank.


The Rosetta Stone.


1981


Amelia Earhart's Transatlantic solo flight.


The Battle of Trafalgar.


Cancelled due to World War II - Olympic hosts.


The Duke of Windsor (Eddy) and Wallis Simpson (Bessie) marry.


Black Monday.

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