Untitled Document1975Star in Cygnus goes nova becoming 4th brightest in sky
1965Astronauts Cooper & Conrad complete 120 Earth orbits in Gemini 5
1957Strom Thurmond (Sen-D-SC) ends 24 hr filibuster against civil rights
1953USSR explodes its first hydrogen bomb
1949USSR explodes its first atomic bomb
1939Chaim Weizmann informs England that Palestine Jews will fight in WW II
1929German airship Graf Zeppelin ends a round-the-world flight
1919Prince Edward Island removes ban on automobiles after several years of no cars.
19043rd modern Olympic Games opens in St Louis
1896The Chinese-American dish Chop Suey is invented by the personal chef to China's US Ambassador, while on a trip to New York City.
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.
On the way to becoming an Egghead there are certain questions you simply must be able to answer. Follow the links opposite to questions which should guide you along the path to becoming an EGGHEAD.
One key element to Egghead attainment is the ability to remember lists of facts even on subjects which you have no interest in. Often gameshow or quiz league questions do not go into great detail so knowing these basic quiz lists is a huge help. Use the lists above as quick learning aids.