New Year's Day Events

can you answer these questions about events that happened on January 1st
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Which city was formed by the Portuguese in 1502?
Rio De Janeiro
Who was proclaimed the Empress of India in 1877?
Queen Victoria
Spanish rule ends in which island nation in 1899?
Cuba
Which Asian republic was formed in 1912?
China
Which island in San Francisco Bay became a federal prison?
Alcatraz
Which African country gained independence from Egypt and the UK in 1956?
Sudan
Which product is banned from being advertised on US TV in 1971?
Cigarettes
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Which country is admitted into the European Community in 1971?
Greece
Which Asian country becomes independent from UK in 1984?
Brunei
Which country adopts the Euro as currency and becomes the 17th Eurozone country in 2011?
Estonia
Which African country becomes a British protectorate in 1901?
Nigeria
Which New York island begins processing immigrants into US in 1892?
Ellis
Which African country is consolidated into a colony by the Italian government in 1890?
Eritrea
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