Statistics for Christmas Historical Events

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  • This quiz has been taken 35 times
  • The average score is 9 of 15

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Hint Answer % Correct
Which Norman conqueror was crowned King of England in 1066, becoming the first non-Saxon leader of the kingdom?William the Conqueror
95%
Who was crowned Holy Roman Emperor on Christmas day of the year 800?Charlemagne
89%
Which belligerent Japanese emperor assumed the throne of his kingdom in 1926?Hirohito
84%
Frank Borman, Jim Lovell and William Anders from which American space mission were the first Westerners to orbit the moon in 1968?Apollo 8
79%
Which of the three ships of Christopher Columbus sunk in 1492, which lead to the creation of the first non-permanent colony on Hispaniola?Santa María
74%
Which calendar was adopted by England in 597 on Christmas day?Julian Calendar
68%
Who played Atticus Finch in the 1962 movie 'To Kill a Mockingbird', which premiered on Christmas day?Gregory Peck
68%
From which country was Nicolae Ceaușescu, a communist leader who was executed on Christmas day of 1989?Romania
68%
Enemy soldiers from what war allegedly played games of soccer (football) as part of a truce?World War 1
63%
Which two year war opposing British North America to the newly formed United States ended with the Treaty of Ghent?War of 1812
58%
Which Soviet leader resigned in 1991?Mikhail Gorbachev
58%
Which Swedish astronomer created the Centigrade temperature scale?Anders Celsius
37%
Who was the first king of Franks to be baptized as Catholic,as opposed to pagan?Clovis I
26%
Which river was famously crossed by Continental Army general George Washington in 1776?Delaware River
21%
Which Canadian hockey legend, who is the player with the most games played in the NHL, scored a hat trick and three points in a 8-1 win over the Rangers?Gordie Howe
21%

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