Events in History #4

We give you the date. You tell us what happened. (Fill in the blanks).
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Last updated: September 5, 2018
First submittedDecember 10, 2015
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Feb 27
Russia invades the peninsula
of Crimea
Dec 2
Drug lord Pablo Escobar shot
by police in Medellín
Apr 10
Good Friday Agreement
signed in Northern Ireland
Jul 1
Hong Kong returned to China
Jun 25
The Korean War begins
May 16
Mao announces the start of the
Cultural Revolution
Apr 29
Adolf Hitler marries Eva Braun
May 6
The zeppelin Hindenburg
catches fire
Mar 12
Gandhi marches to the sea
to get salt
Dec 14
Amundsen reaches the
South Pole
Aug 16
Start of the Klondike Gold Rush
May 1
Victoria declared Empress of India
Nov 24
"On the Origin of Species",
by Charles Darwin, is published
Jan 18
First fleet of convicts arrives
in Australia
Jul 9
Catherine the Great
becomes empress of Russia
Last sighting of the dodo bird
Nov 1
Magellan sails through the strait
that bears his name
Jun 16
England signs an alliance with
Portugal, still in force today
Crusaders capture the
city of Jerusalem
Ingólfr Arnarson becomes the
first person to settle on Iceland
Level 86
Dec 11, 2015
QM wouldn't accept Eva Peron for Eva Braun. Can't imagine why.
Level 80
Dec 11, 2015
That's just crazy. You knew who you meant. I can't believe they didn't give you credit.
Level 54
Dec 17, 2015
I did the same. I couldn't figure out why it wasn't working. Oops.
Level 81
Aug 13, 2018
Never accepts Prawn either.
Level 68
Mar 6, 2019
Nor Gabor, Longoria, Marie Saint, or Little "Locomotion" Eva.
Level 78
Mar 7, 2019
He wouldn't accept Juan Valdez as a drug lord, either. (Shakes head in disbelief.)
Level 33
Jun 27, 2016
I think this is the first quiz that I've seen Northern Ireland come up in a Jetpunk quiz. I'm surprised 89% of people knew the answer.
Level 76
Dec 13, 2016
try countries of the UK or some (association) football quizzes
Level 78
Mar 7, 2019
I've seen it several times - I remember a discussion over whether the city was named Derry or Londonderry, and I remember a question about "The Troubles".
Level 65
Jun 28, 2016
It took me forever to remember Constantine. Having just answered about Flash Gordon in another quiz, I couldn't get Emperor Ming out of my head.
Level 74
Jul 21, 2018
Great 1373 question. After I tried and failed a heap of tries, I discovered I'd been aiming all around it.
Level 83
Jul 25, 2018
Escobar died in 93, not 94. Small change
Level 81
Nov 21, 2018
Magellan must have been terribly surprised to find out that the strait he had just discovered was somehow already named after him ;)
Level 55
Jan 3, 2019
Nothing wrong with the quiz, but it seems weird to me that the questions with years of 1950 and 1966 are out of chronological order.
Level 58
Mar 7, 2019
I saw "march to the sea" and immediately guessed "Sherman"... then noticed the date and realized it definitely wasn't about the American Civil War :P
Level 31
Mar 9, 2019
It so hard
Level 38
Sep 2, 2019
Nice quiz. Interesting mix of subjects.
Level 66
Apr 18, 2020
A country ENTERS an alliance with another, it does not SIGN an alliance. It might sign a PACT however to secure said alliance. Just sayin'.
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