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On This Day - February 16th Quiz

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February 14 Quiz Questions

  1. On this day in 1959, Fidel Castro becomes Premier of Cuba - which dictator did he otherthrow?
  2. On February 16th 2006, the last MASH is decommissioned by the United States Army - what does MASH stand for?
  3. Which birthday girl also lit the Olympic Flame at the 2000 Summer Olympics?
  4. Pope Gregory the Great decrees which three word saying is the correct response to a sneeze?
  5. On this day in 1646, the Battle of Torrington was the last major battle of the first English Civil War - in which English county was it fought?
  6. Which Eastenders actress was born on this day in 1927?
  7. Which archaeologist unseals the burial chamber of Tutankhamun in 1923?
  8. The Popular Front wins the general election in which country on February 16th 1936??
  9. On this day in 1937, Wallace H. Carothers receives a United States patent for what material?
  10. Which actor, whose roles include the Doctor in the BBC sci-fi series Doctor Who, was born on February 16th, 1964?
  11. Which international agreement that aimed to reduce carbon dioxid came into effect on February 16th 2005?
  12. Which two Beatles flew to India for transcendental meditation study with the Maharishi Mahesh Yogi in 1968?
  13. Tennis star John McEnroe was born, but in which country?
  14. Actor Ian Lavender was born today, he is best known for playing which character?


  1. Fulgencio Batista
  2. Mobile army surgical hospital
  3. Cathy Freeman
  4. God bless You
  5. Devon
  6. June Brown
  7. Howard Carter

  8. Spain
  9. Nylon
  10. Christopher Eccleston
  11. The Kyoto Protocol
  12. George Harrison and John Lennon
  13. Germany
  14. Private Frank Pike (Dad's Army)