During which major conflict did an Admiral declare "Damn the torpedoes, full speed ahead!" this week in history?
- US Civil War (1861-65)
- War of the Pacific (1879-84)
- World War I (1914-1918)
- World War II (1939-1945)
The Dutch Republic sold New Holland (Brazil) for 63 tonnes of gold to Portugal this week in 1661.
Who revealed their idea for a World Wide Web on the internet this week in 1991?
- Alan Turing
- Leonard Kleinrock
- Tim Berners-Lee
- John Atanasoff
How did Prometheus, the world's oldest tree die this week in 1964 in Nevada, USA?
- It was poisoned
- Of old age
- Blew down in a storm
- It was accidentally cut down
US President Richard Nixon announced he would do what this week in 1974?
- Run again for President
- Resign as President
- End US involvement in Vietnam
- Visit China
Scottish biologist Alexander Fleming, born this week in 1881 invented what?
- Polio vaccine
- Tuberculosis vaccine
Which of these 19th century British poets is Alfred Tennyson, the British poet laureate?
Russian Yuri Malenchenko married Ekaterina Dmitriev this week in 2003, becoming the first to do what?
- Marry underwater
- Marry in Red Square
- Marry in space
- Marry while bungee jumping
Which US President once joked he'd "signed legislation that would outlaw Russia forever. We begin bombing in 5 minutes" ?!?
- Donald Trump
- George W. Bush
- Bill Clinton
- Ronald Reagan
Which famous European composer completed "Eine kleine Nachtmusik" (A Little Serenade) this week in 1787?
- Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
- Ludwig van Beethoven
- George Frideric Handel
- Franz Schubert
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