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On This Day (October 27th) Multiple Choice
Can you answer these questions relating to events that happened on October 27th?
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1275 – Traditional founding of which European city ?
1553 – Condemned as a heretic, Michael Servetus is burned at the stake just outside which city ?
1838 – Missouri governor Lilburn Boggs issues the Extermination Order, which orders all persons of which religious group to leave the state or be killed ?
1904 – The first underground subway line opens in which US city ?
1914 – First World War: The British battleship ''HMS Audacious'' is sunk by a minefield laid by the German merchant-cruiser ''Berlin'' off the coast of which country ?
1954 – Benjamin O. Davis, Jr. becomes the first African-American general in which United States military service ?
1967 – Catholic priest Philip Berrigan and others of the 'Baltimore Four' protest the Vietnam War by pouring what on Selective Service records ?
1979 – Saint Vincent and the Grenadines gains its independence from which country ?
1986 – The British government suddenly deregulates financial markets, leading to a restructuring of the way in which they operate, in an event now referred to as what ?
Money for Nothing
The Yuppies Charter
Pounds make Prizes
The Big Bang
1988 – Ronald Reagan suspends construction of the new U.S. Embassy in which city due to listening devices in the building structure ?
1991 – Which "stan" achieves independence from the Soviet Union ?
1992 – United States Navy radioman Allen R. Schindler, Jr. is murdered by shipmate Terry M. Helvey for what "reason" ?
1995 – Former Prime Minister, Bettino Craxi, is convicted in absentia of corruption, in which country ?
2004 – The Boston Red Sox defeat which team to win their first World Series in 86 years ?
Los Angeles Dodgers
St. Louis Cardinals
San Francisco Giants
2019 – The uncrewed Boeing X-37B spacecraft returns to Earth after spending a record number of days in orbit. How many days ?
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