What year was Nintendo Koppai (later called the Nintendo Company) founded in Japan?
True or false: In 1939 Andorra and Germany signed a treaty ending WWI, as the Versailles Peace Treaty forgot to include Andorra.
In 1822 French scholar Jean-François Champollion famously announced he had deciphered the Rosetta Stone, a stone stele from which ancient civilization?
- Inca Empire
- Ancient Egypt
- Ancient Greece
Who is this who landed in England this week at Pevensey Bay in 1066?
- Viking chief Ragnar Lodbrok
- English King Alfred the Great
- Malcom II of Scotland
- William the Conqueror, Duke of Normandy
Who is this actress who won an Academy Award for her performance in the 1945 film "Mildred Pierce"?
- Bette Davis
- Barbara Stanwyck
- Joan Crawford
- Carole Lombard
True or false: Napoleon Bonaparte graduated 42nd out of 51 in his military academy this week in 1785
The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 777.68 points, the then largest points fall in history during which financial crisis?
- Panic of 1873
- 1929 Wall Street Crash
- 1987 Black Monday
- 2008 Global Financial Crisis
Who led the Seige of Yorktown by American and French troops which began this week in 1781?
Who is this famous American writer born this week in 1896?
- F. Scott Fitzgerald
- Ernest Hemingway
- John Steinbeck
- William Faulkner
Great Britain annexed the African Ashanti Kingdom in 1901 and incorporated it into the Gold Coast. What is the Gold Coast known as today?
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