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Last updated: June 26, 2015
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What Napoleonic battle occurred in 1815?
What battle preceded it in 1812?
Which British Admiral lost his life at Trafalgar?
Which German pocket-battleship was scuttled off Montevideo in WWII?
Graf Spee
In which country was the Boer War fought?
South Africa
In what country is the WWI battlefield of Gallipoli?
By which name is T.E. Lawrence better known?
Lawrence of Arabia
In what year was Abraham Lincoln assassinated?
Which play was he watching when he was shot?
Our American Cousin
In which British stately home was Winston Churchill born?
Blenheim Palace
How many wives did Henry VIII have?
How did the Japanese Imperial Battleship Yamato meet its end?
Air attack
What was the name of the last Emperor of China?
In what year was Pan Am 103 brought down over Lockerbie, Scotland?
Which man was believed to me the main protagonist in the Gunpowder Plot to blow-up the U.K. Houses of Parliament?
Guy Fawkes
Level 77
Jun 26, 2015
Our Country Cousin, Our City Cousin, Our Ugly Cousin...drat. I knew it was some kind of cousin, but no cigar.
Level 86
Jun 26, 2015
Lincoln was assassinated in 1865, not 1861 and please accept the actual number for the Henry VIII question rather than having to type out the word.
Level 74
Jun 26, 2015
Yes, one expects the Civil War might have turned out quite differently if Lincoln had been assassinated in 1861.
Level 81
Sep 8, 2015
Definitely 1865. I was so proud of knowing it because it's in a Jules Verne book. I'm usually rubbish at American history.