Historical Events

This answer page contains the QuizUP cheat database for the category Historical Events.

Historical Events Trivia QuestionAnswer
Who is this politician who wrote about climbing the greasy pole and twice became British Prime Minister?Benjamin Disraeli
Who was the Emperor of Japan at the time of World War II?Hirohito
They were convinced of treason and electrocuted in 1953. Can you name them?The Rosenbergs
Who is this General who defeated Russia in the Polish-Soviet war, and led Poland until his death in 1935?Josef Pilsudski
In which capital city can you see "The Wedding Cake" monument to the country's first king?Rome
Who is considered the founding father of psychoanalysis?Sigmund Freud
Which US President signed the Emacipation Proclamation in 1862?Abraham Lincoln
Which anthropologist was responsible for a number of great works from the Harlem Renaissance?Zora Neale Hurston
Which English actress starred in the 1963 film "Cleopatra", then the most expensive ever made?Elizabeth Taylor
Which Dutch artist painted "The Night Watch" and numerous self portraits?Rembrandt
Who wrote the poem "O Captain!, My Captain!" after the assassination of President Lincoln?Walt Whitman
Who was the 56th President of Chile, and the first Marxist to vecome President in a Latin American country?Salvador Allende
"What can you see?" he asked. "Wonderful things" came the answer. What wonders did he see?Tutankhamun's treasure
The last episode was shown in 1983. Which war did we see in M*A*S*H*?Korean War
She was the world's first test-tube baby, born in 1978. What was her name?Louise Browne
Who painted "American Gothic" in 1930?Grant Wood
Who was the Iron Chancellor who united Germany in the 19th century?Otto von Bismarck
Who is politician assassinated by Sirhan Sirhan in 1968?Bobby Kennedy
Which scientist had his "annus mirabilis" in 1905, publishing his theory of special relativity and two other major papers?Albert Einstein

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