Statistics for 100 Years, 100 Events

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  • This quiz has been taken 100 times
  • The average score is 60 of 100

Answer Stats

Years Hint Answer % Correct
2017This controversial businessman becomes US presidentDonald Trump
99%
2016The British people decide to leave...the European Union
96%
1989This concrete barrier fallsBerlin Wall
93%
2009First Afro-American U.S. presidentBarack Obama
93%
2002New European currencyEuro
91%
2000Russian politician who becomes de-facto leaderVladimir Putin
91%
1997Movie with Leo diCaprio and Kate WinsletTitanic
90%
1963Lee Harvey Oswald kills this politicianJohn F. Kennedy
88%
1991This superpower collapsesSoviet Union
88%
1952This English monarch becomes QueenElizabeth II.
86%
1981This woman marries Charles, Prince of WalesDiana
85%
2007Apple releases this brand new phoneiPhone
85%
1986Catastrophic nuclear accident in the UkraineChernobyl disaster
84%
1939Nazi Germany attacks this countryPoland
84%
1970This English rock band breaks upThe Beatles
84%
2014Russia annexes this PeninsulaCrimea
84%
2012The Queen officially opens this sport eventSummer Olympics
84%
2005This Asian country now possesses nuclear weaponsNorth Korea
83%
1959This "Líder" becomes Cuban presidentFidel Castro
83%
1957This terrorist is born in RiyadhOsama bin Laden
83%
2011A civil war begins here which goes on until nowSyria
80%
1924The founder of the Soviet Union diesVladimir Lenin
80%
1953This Russian dictator diesJosef Stalin
80%
2001Al-Qaeda attacks the United States (nickname)9/11
80%
1969Mankind lands on this astronomical bodyMoon
79%
1974This U.S. president resigned the presidencyRichard Nixon
78%
1976Founding Father of China diesMao Zedong
78%
1982War between Argentina and the UKFalklands War
78%
1930Uruguay wins the first .....FIFA World Cup
78%
1922Howard Carter discovers this Egyptian PharaoTutankhamun
76%
1994This happens in RwandaGenocide
75%
1983Official beginning of this world-wide communication networkInternet
74%
1966This country wins its first FIFA World CupEngland
74%
1944On 20 July, Claus von Stauffenberg attempt to assassinate ...Adolf Hitler
73%
1984Indian Prime Minister assassinatedIndira Gandhi
71%
1950War between the communist north and the capitalist southKorean War
71%
1932Ibn Saud found this country (the name appears in the country name)Saudi Arabia
71%
1931This NYC skyscraper becomes the tallest building in the worldEmpire State Building
71%
1933The only U.S president who was 12 years is office becomes presidentFranklin D. Roosevelt
70%
1925This autobiographical book by Hitler is publishedMein Kampf
70%
1923Mustafa Atatürk declares the independence of his countryTurkey
70%
2004What kills 250,000 people on Boxing Day?Earthquake / Tsunami
70%
1971Country receives its independence from PakistanBangladesh
69%
1972Attack during the Olympics in this cityMunich
69%
1947Name a country that gained its independence in 1947India or Pakistan
69%
1996Rapper fatally shot in Las VegasTupac Shakur
69%
1926This American model is born as Norma Jeane Mortenson in Los AngelesMarilyn Monroe
69%
1934Hitler calls himself now ....Führer
69%
1918The Armistice of Compiègne ends this war on 11 NovemberWorld War I
68%
2008This European country announces its independenceKosovo
68%
1929Great economic crisis that started after the U.S. stock market crashGreat Depression
66%
1962This crisis almost lead to WWIIICuban Missile Crisis
65%
1936Guerra Civil Española, in EnglishSpanish Civil War
65%
1985Portuguese football player born in MadeiraCristiano Ronaldo
64%
1978First Polish popeJohn Paul II.
64%
1979Revolution in this Asian countryIran
63%
1948David Ben-Gurion declares the independence of his countryIsrael
61%
1961First man in spaceYuri Gagarin
61%
1958This French general founds the Fifth RepublicCharles de Gaulle
61%
1992Racial riots in this U.S. cityLos Angeles
59%
1975The fall of this city ends the Vietnam WarSaigon
58%
2015ISIS fighters kill 130 people in this cityParis
58%
2003This tennis GOAT wins his first titleRoger Federer
58%
1937German zeppelin catches fire in Lakehurst, NJLZ 129 'Hindenburg'
56%
1941A date which will live in ....Infamy
51%
1927First aviator to fly nonstop from New York to ParisCharles Lindbergh
50%
1955Collective defense treaty among the USSR and its satellite statesWarsaw Pact
50%
2013Whistleblower announces that the NSA spy outEdward Snowden
50%
1965Human rights activist assassinated in ManhattanMalcolm X
48%
1980This U.S. volcano eruptsMount St. Helens
46%
1956Revolution in this European countryHungary
46%
1949This Federal Republic is foundedGermany
45%
1988Female tennis player wins the 'Golden Slam'Steffi Graf
45%
1945What V-E-Day meansVictory in Europe Day
43%
1943Bloodiest battle in the history of warfareBattle of Stalingrad
39%
1987Mr. Gorbachev, ...Tear down this wall!
39%
1942Decisive naval battle in the Pacific Theater of WWIIBattle of Midway
38%
1940German Air Force against Royal Air ForceBattle of Britain
38%
1999The NATO attacks unduly this countrySerbia
38%
1938Term used to describe the annexation of AustriaAnschluss
35%
1998American political sex scandalLewinsky scandal
35%
2006Olympic Winter Games locationTurin
35%
1993African country gets its independenceEritrea
35%
1990Deutsche Wiedervereinigung, in EnglishGerman reunification
34%
1967War between Israel and Egypt (again)Six-Day War
33%
1919This Asian country is the only one becoming its independence in 1919Afghanistan
29%
1920International organisation whose principal mission was to maintain world peaceLeague of Nations
28%
1946This war begins in the former French colonies of Southeast AsiaFirst Indochina War
26%
1973War between Israel and EgyptYom Kippur War
25%
1951American couple sentenced to death because of telling secret nuclear plansJulius and Ethel Rosenberg
25%
1960Why is 1960 the "Year of Africa" (answer in one word)Independence
25%
1921This republican becomes U.S. presidentWarren G. Harding
25%
1968On what holiday did Communist forces launch a devastating offensive?Tet
25%
1954Where a soccer miracle happensBern
24%
1995Terrible massacre in the Bosnian WarSrebrenica
18%
1928The Winter Olympics are held in the Swiss villageSt. Moritz
16%
1977This German terrorist group peaks its activityRed Army Fraction
15%
1964This incident leads to the Vietnam WarGulf of Tonkin incident
15%
2010This volcano discontinues the European air trafficEyjafjallajökull
14%
1935Antisemitic laws in Nazi Germany introduced in NürnbergNuremberg Laws
8%

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