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On This Day (February 27th) Multiple Choice

Can you answer these questions relating to events that happened on February 27th ?
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1. 425 – The University of where is founded by Emperor Theodosius II at the urging of his wife Aelia Eudocia ?
Constantinople
Rome
Damascus
Athens
2. 1560 – The Treaty of Berwick, is signed by England and the Lords of the Congregation of Scotland, to expel people from which race from Scotland ?
English
Irish
French
Viking
3. 1812 – Poet Lord Byron gives his first address as a member of the House of Lords, in defense of Luddite violence against Industrialism in which UK county ?
Lancashire
Nottinghamshire
Yorkshire
Northamptonshire
4. 1900 – Which German football (Soccer) club is founded on this day ?
Borussia Dortmund
Bayer Leverkusen
FC Kaiserslautern
Bayern Munich
5. 1916 – Ocean liner SS Maloja struck a mine and sank with the loss of 155 lives near which English port ?
Portsmouth
Dover
Plymouth
Ramsgate
6. 1963 – Which island nation receives its first democratically elected president, Juan Bosch, since the end of the dictatorship led by Rafael Trujillo ?
Dominican Republic
Jamaica
Grenada
St. Lucia
7. 1964 – The Government of Italy asks for help to protect which iconic building ?
Colosseum of Rome
Saint Mark's Basilica, Venice
Milan Cathedral
Leaning Tower of Pisa
8. 2002 – Ryanair Flight 296 catches fire at which London Airport ?
Heathrow
Stansted
Gatwick
Southend
9. 2004 – Shoko Asahara, the leader of the Japanese doomsday cult Aum Shinrikyo, is sentenced to death for masterminding what ?
Mass Suicide attempt in Niigata
Poisoning the water source in Kumamoto
Tokyo Subway Sarin attack
Bomb attack on Okayama bus station
10. 2010 – An earthquake measuring 8.8 strikes central parts of Chile leaving over 500 victims. The quake triggered a tsunami that struck where shortly after ?
Hawai'i
Easter Island
Galapagos Islands
New Zealand
11. 1971 – Sara Blakely, American billionaire businesswoman, is born on this day. She is the founder of which clothing company ?
Victoria's Secret
Guess
North Face
Spanx
12. 1557 - Which country opens an Embassy in London for the first time ?
Russia
France
Spain
China
13. 1813 - US Congress authorizes the use of which form of transport to deliver mail ?
Covered Wagons
Rail
Steamboats
Kayaks
14. 1874 - Baseball is played in England for the first time at which sports facility ?
Wimbledon Tennis Club
Lord's Cricket Ground
Aintree Racecourse
Stamford Bridge Football Ground
15. 1930 - Which island is declared a Norwegian dependency ?
Svalbard
Jan Mayen Island
Bouvet Island
Peter I Island
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Level 70
Feb 27, 2020
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Level 76
Feb 27, 2020
Haha, happy to oblige Gassu !