Which naval fleet was famously defeated and its plan to invade thwarted this week in 1588?
- Fleet of the Ottoman Empire
- The Spanish Armada
- The Sea Beggers (Geuzen)
- Japanese Navy
The Charles, considered the world’s first "oil tanker" departed the US for Europe this week in which year?
Who won the first FIFA World Cup final this week in 1930?
The Battle of Passchendaele, which began this week was part of which war?
- Boer War
- World War I
- World War II
- Crimean War
The Royal Navy's last official rum ration (Black Tot Day) which began in 1740, was given out in 1970
Herman Melville born this week in 1819 was the author of which famous novel?
- The Last of the Mohicans
- The Scarlet Letter
- The Turn of the Screw
Who is this famous film actress of the silent era born this week in 1905?
- Mary Pickford
- Lillian Gish
- Dorothy Gish
- Clara Bow
In this week in 1966 South Africa banned records of the Beatles
Christopher Columbus was aiming for which land when he set sail on his first voyage to the New World this week in 1492?
Which 20th century leader came to power this week in 1934 by merging the offices of president and chancellor?
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