Justinian I became ruler of which empire this week in 527 AD?
- Roman Empire
- Byzantine Empire
- Ottoman Empire
- Carthaginian Empire
Joseph Priestley discovered what this week in England in 1774?
- General anesthesia
Which American comic poet, born this week in 1902 wrote these lines? "Children aren’t happy with nothing to ignore and that's what parents were created for"
- E. E. Cummings
- Pam Ayres
- Spike Milligan
- Ogden Nash
Film noir "The Big Sleep" premiered this week in 1946 starring Humphrey Bogart as which famous fictional detective?
- Sherlock Holmes
- Sam Spade
- Philip Marlowe
- Hercule Poirot
Which composer wrote the "1812 Overture" that premiered this week in 1882?
- Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
- Johannes Brahms
- Fryderyck Chopin
- Richard Wagner
The 1st air raid in history involved a pilot-less air balloon attack on Venice by Austria this week in 1849?
The catholic saint Columbus reported seeing what this week in Scotland in 565?
- Loch Ness monster
- Vision of Mary
- Island of Iona
- The Picts
Rome was sacked for the first time in more than 800 years this week in 410 AD by which group of people?
English Captain James Cook departed Plymouth this week in 1768 on his first voyage to the Pacific, what was the name of his ship?
Marxist Russian revolutionary Leon Trotsky was murdered this week in 1940 in Mexico with what?
- Ice axe
- Run over by a car
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