Quiz: Is This Famous Event Closer in History to X or Y?
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Is This Famous Event Closer in History to X or Y?
By: Annette
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About This Quiz

This is going to be a serious test of memory and smarts for you history buffs. You aren't going to believe how close together some of these events were.

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The Wright brothers' first flight is closer in history to which of these?
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Hitler annexing Austria is closer in history to which of these?
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The fall of Stalingrad is closer in history to which of these?
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The Hiroshima bombing is closer in history to which of these?
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Mao's Communist takeover of China is closer in history to which of these?
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Charles Lindbergh's flight is closer in history to which of these?
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VE Day is closer in history to which of these?
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Bloody Sunday in Ireland is closer in history to which of these?
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Man's first step on the moon is closer in history to which of these?
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The overthrow of a Romanian dictator is closer in history to which of these?
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The fall of the Berlin Wall is closer in history to which of these?
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The funeral for Princess Diana is closer in history to which of these?
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Roger Bannister breaking the 4-minute mile is closer in history to which of these?
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The Liberation of Paris is closer in history to which of these?
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Homo Erectus walking the Earth is closer in history to which of these?
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Christopher Columbus' voyages are closer in history to which of these?
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A suffragette throwing herself under the King's horse is closer in history to which of these?
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The Irish Free State Treaty is closer in history to which of these?
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The launch of the first nuclear submarine is closer in history to which of these?
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The Berlin Wall being erected is closer in history to which of these?
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The "I Have a Dream" speech is closer in history to which of these?
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Martin Luther's "The 95 Theses" is closer in history to which of these?
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The Prophet Mohammed's first revelation is closer in history to which of these?
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Constantinople falling to the Turks is closer in history to which of these?
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The attack on Pearl Harbor is closer in history to which of these?
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Britain returning Hong Kong to China is closer in history to which of these?
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Hurricane Katrina is closer in history to which of these?
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The Heysel Stadium Disaster is closer in history to which of these?
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The Ethiopian famine is closer in history to which of these?
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Copernicus' heliocentric theory is closer in history to which of these?
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Karl Marx' "Das Kapital" is closer in history to which of these?
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The Six-Day War is closer in history to which of these?
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The Lord Mountbatten assassination by the IRA is closer in history to which of these?
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The capture of Saddam Hussein is closer in history to which of these?
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