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February 18th Quiz

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February 18 Quiz Questions


  1. What did Clyde William Tombaugh discover on Tuesday, February 18, 1930?
  2. Name the Japanese artist, singer, songwriter and peace activist born on this day in 1933?
  3. Whose adventures by Mark Twain were published in the United States on this day in 1885?
  4. Which Queen of England, daughter of Catherine of Aragon, was born on this day in 1516?
  5. Name the Welsh former 110 metres hurdling athlete born on this day in 1967?
  6. In 1861, who is inaugurated was the provisional President of the Confederate States of America?
  7. Which country in West Africa, surrounded by Senegal and the smallest country within mainland Africa, became independent from the United Kingdom in 1965?
  8. Which space shuttle was carried on its maiden "flight" on top of a Boeing 747 in 1977?
  9. Sculptor and artist Michelangelo sadly passed away on this day in which century?
  10. Sir Bobby Robson was born on this day in 1933, with which club did win the UEFA Cup in 1981?


Answers:

  1. The planet Pluto
  2. Yoko Ono
  3. Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
  4. Mary I



  5. Colin Jackson
  6. Jefferson Davis
  7. The Gambia
  8. The Space Shuttle Enterprise
  9. 16th century ((18 February 1564)
  10. Ipswich Town