Untitled Document1982Argentina seizes Malvinas (Falklands) Islands the start of the war with England
1979Israeli PM Menachem Begin visits Cairo Egypt
1977Charlotte Brew becomes the first woman to ride in Britain's Grand National steeplechase when she rides her own horse, Barony Fort.
1975The CN Tower is completed, reaching 555.35 metres in height, becoming the world's tallest free-standing structure
1974Georges Pompidou French president, dies in Paris
1970Qatar gains independence from Britain
1968Chad creates Union of Central African States
1966Soviet Union's Luna 10 becomes first spacecraft to orbit Moon
1963Explorer 17 attains Earth orbit (254/914 km)
1957In Toronto 22-year-old Elvis Presley plays two concerts before 23,000 people at Maple Leaf Gardens; his second concert, before 15,000 fans
This section provides quick links to high-quality quiz reference material ideal for the serious quizzer who likes to revise lists, facts and curious information which often crops up in pub quizzes. *Please note work is still ongoing with this section and is not complete.
The Burj Khalifa Tower in Dubai is 848m tall, over 50% higher than the world's previous tallest building.The building contains 160 habitable floors, the world's highest outside observation desk, the highest mosque amongst other records and was built at a cost of $1.5bn.
Untitled Document1966Teddy Sheringham
1914Sir Alec Guiness
1805Hans Christian Andersen
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