Who is depicted in this self-portrait by a famous Dutch painter born this week in 1606?
- Johannes Vermeer
- Rembrandt van Rijn
- Frans Hals
- Peter Paul Reubens
What was banned in England on this week in 1439 to stop the spread of the Black Death?
- Shaking of hands
- Market days
- Boats to France
Adolf Hitler ordered preparations for the invasion of Great Britain this week in 1940, code named what?
- Operation Attila
- Operation Alfred
- Operation SeaLion
- Operation Felix
Who published the classic American novel "Catcher in Rye" this week in 1951?
J. D. Salinger
Who was the first gymnast to score a perfect 10 points in Olympic History?
- Olga Korbut
- Nadia Comăneci
- Mary Lou Retton
- Věra Čáslavská
What caused the 1st direct observation of a collision of objects in our solar system, observed this week in 1994?
- Comet Shoemaker–Levy 9
- The Wesley Impact
- Apophis asteroid
- Chelyabinsk meteor
Which country was split into two this week in 1954?
The 1st manned mission landed on the Moon this week in 1969, what mission number was it?
- Apollo 8
- Apollo 11
- Apollo 13
- Apollo 17
US scientists calculated this week in 2017 that the total amount of plastic ever produced was 8.3 billion tonnes, roughly the weight of 1 billion elephants
The 1st quick-draw duel of the American West involved which famous figure this week in 1865?
- Wyatt Earp
- Wild Bill Hickok
- Buffalo Bill Cody
- Texas Jack Omohundro
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