Statistics for February Happenings - Europe

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  • This quiz has been taken 15 times
  • The average score is 17 of 29

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Date Year Hint Answer % Correct
Feb 61918British women over the age of 30 get this rightvoting right
100%
Feb 51939This generalísimo becomes the 68th "Caudillo de España" (Leader of Spain)F. Franco
100%
Feb 81952This young princess is proclaimed Queen of the United Kingdom.Elizabeth II
100%
Feb 21901This queen's funeral is held in St George's Chapel, Windsor CastleQueen Victoria
100%
Feb 31468This German publisher and inventor of the printing press diesJ.Gutenberg
93%
Feb 261815Napoleon Bonaparte escapes from this islandElba
93%
Feb 221997British scientists announce that this animal has been successfully clonedDolly, sheep
86%
Feb 121502This explorer sets sail from Lisbon on his second voyage to IndiaVasco da Gama
86%
Feb 12009Jóhanna Sigurðardóttir becomes this country's first female prime minister and the world's first openly gay head of governmentIceland
86%
Feb 282013This pope of the Catholic Church resignsBenedict XVI
79%
Feb 71992The Maastricht Treaty is signed, leading to the creation of this organizationthe EU
71%
Feb 41794This is abolished by the French legislature throughout all territoriesSlavery
71%
Feb 201877This Tchaikovsky's ballet receives its premiere at the Bolshoi TheatreSwan Lake
57%
Feb 251991This organization first created in 1955 by communist countries is declared disbandedWarsaw Pact
57%
Feb 131960With the success of "Gerboise Bleue", France becomes the 4th country to possess thisa nuclear weapon
57%
Feb 231898This writer is imprisoned after writing "J'accuse", a letter accusing the French government of antisemitism and wrongfully imprisoning Alfred DreyfusÉmile Zola
50%
Feb 101940The Soviet Union begins mass deportations of Polish citizens to this regionSiberia
50%
Feb 91996This synthetic chemical element named after a Polish astronomer is discoveredCopernicium
50%
Feb 211848Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels publish the Communist Manifesto in this cityLondon
50%
Feb 241920This party is founded by Anton DrexlerNSDAP
43%
Feb 291644This Dutch explorer begins his second Pacific voyageAbel Tasman
36%
Feb 151923This country is the last in Europe to adopt the Gregorian calendarGreece
36%
Feb 112009The EU sets this day as the European ___ Day to promote this emergency phone number112
36%
Feb 161918This country sets itself officially free from the German rule (and stays independent until 1940 when it's seized by the USSR)Lithuania
36%
Feb 141945The Dresden bombing in navigational errors turns into the bombing of this other city, as wellPrague
21%
Feb 19356Roman Emperor Constantius II issues a decree closing all of thesepagan temples
21%
Feb 171600This philosopher and cosmological theorist is burned alive, for heresy, in RomeG. Bruno
14%
Feb 182014Hundreds of people are killed or injured in clashes between riot police and demonstrators in this cityKiev
7%
Feb 272015Assassination of this Russian politician occurs in central MoscowBoris Nemtsov
7%

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