On This Day (October 26th) Multiple Choice

Can you answer these questions relating to events that happened on October 26th?
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1. 1377 – Tvrtko I is crowned the first king of which European country ?
Albania
Macedonia
Bosnia
Bulgaria
2. 1640 – A treaty is signed, restoring peace between Covenanter Scotland and King Charles, in which English city ?
Ripon
York
Chester
Lancaster
3. 1689 – General Piccolomini of Austria burns down Skopje to prevent the spread of which disease ?
Bubonic Plague
Cholera
Tuberculosis
Smallpox
4. 1825 – The Erie Canal opens, allowing direct passage from which river to Lake Erie ?
St. Lawrence
Mississippi
Colorado
Hudson
5. 1917 – First World War: Which south American country declares war on the Central Powers ?
Peru
Brazil
Argentina
Colombia
6. 1943 – World War II: First flight of the Dornier Do 335 "Pfeil". What was it's unique feature ?
Propeller at both ends of fuselage
Two fuselages
Three tail rudders
Directional propellers
7. 1958 – Pan American Airways makes the first commercial flight of the Boeing 707 from New York City to which destination ?
London
Mexico City
Paris
Vancouver
8. 1968 – Soviet cosmonaut Georgy Beregovoy pilots Soyuz 3 into space for a mission lasting how long ?
Forty eight hours
One week
Ten days
Four days
9. 1977 – Ali Maow Maalin, the last natural case of smallpox, develops a rash in which African country ?
Sudan
Somalia
Kenya
Uganda
10. 1991 – The last soldier of the Yugoslav People's Army leaves the territory of the Republic of Slovenia. How long after the end of the Ten Day War ?
Three Months
One Week
Forty-five Days
Six Months
11. 1994 – Israel signs a peace treaty with which other country ?
Egypt
Jordan
Lebanon
Syria
12. 1995 – Mossad agents assassinate Islamic Jihad leader Fathi Shaqaqi in his hotel on which island ?
Cyprus
Majorca
Malta
Sicily
13. 2000 – A wave of protests forces Robert Guéï to step down as president after the presidential election in which African country ?
Burkina Faso
Ivory Coast
Equatorial Guinea
Central African Republic
14. 2000 – Which games console is launched in North American markets with 27 launch titles ?
Nintendo Game Cube
Sega Mega System
Microsoft Xbox
Sony Playstation 2
15. 2003 – The Cedar Fire, the third-largest fire in California history, kills 15 people, consumes 250,000 acres, and destroys 2,200 homes around which city ?
San Diego
Sacramento
San Bernardino
San Jose
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