Who printed and published the 1st known book in English this week in 1477?
- William Blake
- William Caxton
- Johannes Gutenberg
- Thomas Malory
Who did President Thomas Jefferson commission to lead the 1st European expedition to the American west and Pacific coast?
- Lewis and Clarke
- Burke and Willis
- John C. Frémont
- Henry Morton Stanley
Where was Joe Biden born this week in 1942?
- Wilmington, Delaware
- Washington D.C.
- Newark, Delaware
- Scranton, Pennsylvania
In 1642 Dutch explorer Abel Tasman discovered Van Diemen's Land, what is it now called?
- New Zealand
Which US President gave the Gettysburg address that begins with "Four score and seven years ago...?
What is the name of the 1983 TV film about the effects of nuclear war, watched by 100 million?
- The Day After
- The Day After Tomorrow
- The China Syndrome
- The Chain Reaction
Which famous footballer scored his 1,000th goal in 1969?
Charles Darwin's "On the Origin of Species" published in 1859, was based on findings from what ship's voyage?
- Dawn Treader
In 2017 which world leader resigned after 37 years in power?
Who is this director of the 1923 film "The Ten Commandments"?
- Charlie Chaplin
- Cecil B. DeMille
- Buster Keaton
- Fritz Lang
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