Statistics for October Happenings Quiz

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  • This quiz has been taken 13,305 times
    (6,181 since last reset)
  • The average score is 22 of 31

Answer Stats

Date Year Clue Answer % Correct
Oct 11971This theme park opens near Orlando, FloridaWalt Disney World
92%
Oct 31990This country is reunifiedGermany
92%
Oct 301922Benito Mussolini becomes Prime Minister of this countryItaly
90%
Oct 121810This Munich festival is held for the first timeOktoberfest
89%
Oct 41957This satellite becomes the first to orbit EarthSputnik 1
86%
Oct 52011This technology pioneer dies of cancerSteve Jobs
85%
Oct 61973This country is attacked by Egypt and SyriaIsrael
84%
Oct 71962Dr. No, the first movie to feature this character, is releasedJames Bond
84%
Oct 161793This French queen is guillotinedMarie Antoinette
83%
Oct 281962The USSR agrees to remove its missile bases from this countryCuba
80%
Oct 151990This Russian leader is awarded the Nobel Peace PrizeMikhail Gorbachev
77%
Oct 1354This musical enthusiast becomes emperor of RomeNero
76%
Oct 181898This island becomes a U.S. territoryPuerto Rico
76%
Oct 21950This Charles Schulz comic strip is published for the first timePeanuts
73%
Oct 211805This British admiral defeats the French fleet at the Battle of TrafalgarHoratio Nelson
72%
Oct 191812Napoleon retreats from this city. Fewer than 10% of his troops
will survive the long march back to France
Moscow
72%
Oct 241901Annie Taylor becomes the first person to go over this in a barrelNiagara Falls
71%
Oct 231946The UN General Assembly convenes in this city for the first timeNew York City
70%
Oct 271682William Penn founds this American cityPhiladelphia
70%
Oct 312011The human population of Earth reaches this number
(according to the UN)
7 billion
70%
Oct 221836Sam Houston becomes the first president of this short-lived countryTexas
69%
Oct 111975This late-night comedy program airs for the first timeSaturday Night Live
68%
Oct 141066William the Conqueror wins this battleBattle of Hastings
68%
Oct 9768This ruler is crowned King of the FranksCharlemagne
67%
Oct 81871Mrs. O'Leary's cow allegedly starts a fire in this cityChicago
63%
Oct 201944Douglas MacArthur returns to this countryPhilippines
49%
Oct 261881The gunfight at the O.K. Corral occurs in this Arizona townTombstone
39%
Oct 251415This English king defeats the French at AgincourtHenry V
38%
Oct 291618This English adventurer, who tried to colonize Virginia, is beheadedWalter Raleigh
37%
Oct 101964The Summer Olympics open in this cityTokyo
37%
Oct 171860This sporting event is held for the first time, in Prestwick ScotlandThe Open Championship
32%

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