Untitled Document1986Britain's Prince Andrew marries Sarah Ferguson
1980River of No Return Wilderness Area designated by Jimmy Carter
1974Greek military dictatorship collapses
1972The first Earth Resources Technology Satellite (ERTS) is launched
1968PLO's first hijacking of an El Al plane
1967Pirate Radio Swinging Scotland closes down for financial reasons
1966Napoleon XIV releases "They're Coming to Take Me Away, Ha! Ha!"
1958USS Nautilus (SSN-571) departs Pearl Harbor for first submerged transit of North Pole.
1958The first 4 women named to peerage in House of Lords
1956Bell X-2 rocket plane sets world aircraft speed record of 3,050 kph
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.
Soldiers arrived to fight the Battle of Marne in World War I - not on foot or by military airplane or military vehicle - but by taxi cabs. France took over all the taxi cabs in Paris to get soldiers to the front.
Untitled Document1912Michael Wilding
1893Karl A. Menninger
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