Untitled Document 1995 Terrorist Ramzi Yousef is arrested in Islamabad, Pakistan, where he had been hiding for two years, for his part in the World Trade Center bombing.
1995 Last day of Test Cricket cricket for Graham Gooch & Mike Gatting
1994 Jim Nabors undergoes a liver transplant
1994 Howard Stern stops a would-be jumper on the George Washington Bridge
1993 Pebbles Flintstone & Bamm Bamm Rubble wed
1992 Shannon Rhea Marketic, 22, (California), crowned 41st Miss USA
1991 Jean-Bertrand Aristide sworn in as Haiti's first elected president
1990 USSR Communist party agrees to allow opposition political parties
1990 Karachi police kill 22 anti-nationalistic demonstrators
1990 Hundreds of thousands of gallons of crude oil spill off the California coast near Huntington Beach, from the tanker, American Trader.
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Moon Landing - On July 20th 1969, 4 days after take off Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin touch down on the Moon. Michael Colllins the 3rd member of the crew remained in the capsule whilst Armstrong and Aldrin performed their historic walk on the moon with the now legendary quote 'it's one small step for (a) man, one giant leap for mankind. Further missions were made to the moon and Alan Sheperd famously played a few golf shots with a Wilson 6-Iron golf club.
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2 The Great Plague
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1 Robert Catesby was the leader of the Gunpowder Plot and not Guy Fawkes.
2 In spite of various theories nobody actually knows for sure the birth place of the Irish Patron saint St. Patrick.
3 Walter Raleigh was certainly not responsible for introducing either the potato or tobacco to England.
4 The Guillotine was actually invented in Halifax, West Yorkshire as far back as 1286.
5 Antonio Meucci invented the telephone (his idea was almost certainly stolen by Alexander Graham Bell).
6 Contrary to popular belief, Chop Suey actually is a Chinese dish and was definitely not invented in America.
7 Marie Antoinette never said 'Let Them Eat Cake'?
8 Although there is no outright proof, documentary evidence points firmly towards Richard Ameryk as being the person whom America was named after rather than the popular theory of Amerigo Vespucci.
9 Man did not evolve from monkeys or apes.
10 Kilts, Bag-Pipes, Whisky, Golf, Haggis, Porridge and Tartan did not originate in Scotland.
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1. Which government minister was shamed in 1992, when actress Antonio de Sancha told the press about his extra marital affair with her?David Mellor

2. In 1959, who led the 26th July revolutionary movement?Fidel Castro

3. Which German term, also referred to as 'The Night of Broken Glass', was given to the pogrom against Jews throughout Nazi Germany and Austria on the 9th-10th November 1938?Kristallnacht

4. In which city was Alexander Graham Bell born in 1847?Edinburgh

5. What is the most famous historical artefact found in 'Hereford Cathedral'?Mappa Mundi

6. Who was King of England in 1250?Henry III

7. Eleanor of Provence was the Queen consort of which English king?Henry III

8. Who was the real estate developer who famously invented the windscreen wiper?Mary Anderson

9. Who was the English monarch from 1910-1936?George V

10. The Oklahoma City bombing took place at which building?Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building

11. At which battle of 1485 was King Richard III killed?Bosworth Field

12. Which state led by General Dudayev tried to gain independence but was invaded by Russian troops in 1994?Chechnya

13. Who was the Emperor of Rome when Boudicca, Queen of the Iceni, led her famous revolt?Nero

14. Before 1687, clocks never had what?Minute Hands

15. Which historic social and economical campaign was launched by the Chinese Communist party between 1958-61?Great Leap Forward

16. What nickname was given to the shanty towns built by the unemployed in America during the Great Depression?Hooverville

17. Who was the English monarch from 939-946?Edmund I

18. The first line of which English document states 'That The English Church Shall Be Free'?Magna Carta

19. What was the name of the Roman slave who removed a thorn from a Lion's paw?Androcles

20. The 16th century Ketts Rebellion, during the reign of Edward VI, was largeley centred on which city?Norwich

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