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February 20th Quiz

What happened on February 20th - events and birthdays quiz.

February 20 Quiz Questions

  1. Singer and actress Robyn Fenty was born on February 20, 1988 - by what name is she better known?
  2. On this day in 1547, which nine year old is crowned King of England at Westminster Abbey?
  3. The first African American to win an Academy Award for Best Actor was born on this day in 1927 - can you name him?
  4. Who was appointed viceroy of India on this day in 1947?
  5. In 1472, Orkney and Shetland are given to Scotland by which country as a dowry?
  6. On February 20, 1985, the Irish government approves the sale of what?
  7. Which Rossini opera premieres at the Teatro Argentina in Rome in 1816?
  8. Best known as the frontman of the rock band Nirvana, it would have been his birthday today - who is he?
  9. What's the name of the Soviet Union space station launched in 1986 which remained in orbit for 15 years?
  10. Which American journalist and author, writer of the 1967 book Hell's Angels and who had his ashes fired from a cannon, sadly died on this day in 2005?


  1. Rihanna
  2. Edward VI
  3. Sidney Poitier
  4. Lord Louis Mountbatten

  5. Norway
  6. Contraceptives
  7. The Barber of Seville
  8. Kurt Cobain
  9. Mir
  10. Hunter S. Thompson