On This Day (October 27th) Multiple Choice

Can you answer these questions relating to events that happened on October 27th?
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1. 1275 – Traditional founding of which European city ?
Amsterdam
Brussels
Cologne
Dijon
2. 1553 – Condemned as a heretic, Michael Servetus is burned at the stake just outside which city ?
Madrid
Trieste
Geneva
Vienna
3. 1838 – Missouri governor Lilburn Boggs issues the Extermination Order, which orders all persons of which religious group to leave the state or be killed ?
Jews
Mormons
Catholics
Muslims
4. 1904 – The first underground subway line opens in which US city ?
Boston
Philadelphia
Cleveland
New York
5. 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 ?
Denmark
Norway
Ireland
France
6. 1954 – Benjamin O. Davis, Jr. becomes the first African-American general in which United States military service ?
Air Force
Army
Navy
Coastguard
7. 1967 – Catholic priest Philip Berrigan and others of the 'Baltimore Four' protest the Vietnam War by pouring what on Selective Service records ?
Milk
Acid
Wine
Blood
8. 1979 – Saint Vincent and the Grenadines gains its independence from which country ?
Netherlands
United Kingdom
France
Spain
9. 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
10. 1988 – Ronald Reagan suspends construction of the new U.S. Embassy in which city due to listening devices in the building structure ?
Moscow
Beijing
Havana
Tokyo
11. 1991 – Which "stan" achieves independence from the Soviet Union ?
Tajikistan
Uzbekistan
Turkmenistan
Kyrgyzstan
12. 1992 – United States Navy radioman Allen R. Schindler, Jr. is murdered by shipmate Terry M. Helvey for what "reason" ?
Stealing Food
Being Gay
Talking Loudly
Just Because
13. 1995 – Former Prime Minister, Bettino Craxi, is convicted in absentia of corruption, in which country ?
Italy
Philippines
Eritrea
Uruguay
14. 2004 – The Boston Red Sox defeat which team to win their first World Series in 86 years ?
Atlanta Braves
Los Angeles Dodgers
St. Louis Cardinals
San Francisco Giants
15. 2019 – The uncrewed Boeing X-37B spacecraft returns to Earth after spending a record number of days in orbit. How many days ?
1005
780
498
369
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