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On This Day (January 10th) Multiple Choice

Can you answer these questions relating to events that happened on January 10th ?
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1. 49 BC – Julius Caesar crosses which river, signalling the start of civil war.
Po
Rubicon
Adige
Tevere
2. 1645 – Archbishop William Laud is beheaded for treason in which famous former prison ?
Bastille, Paris
Tower of London
Spandau Prison
Bodmin Jail
3. 1810 – William Haines, English-Australian politician is born on this day in London, he would eventually become the 1st Premier of which Australian state ?
Queensland
Tasmania
Victoria
New South Wales
4. 1812 – The first steamboat on the Ohio River or the Mississippi River arrives in New Orleans, 82 days after departing from which city ?
Louisville
Pittsburgh
Cincinatti
St.Louis
5. 1870 Deputy sheriff Wyatt Earp weds Urilla Sutherland in which small Texas town ?
Mirando City
Lamar
Fort McKavett
South Plains
6. 1943 - The 1st US President to visit a foreign country in wartime - Franklin D Roosevelt leaves for which city ?
Casablanca, Morocco
Cape Town, South Africa
Lisbon, Portugal
Mexico City, Mexico
7. 1945 – Rod Stewart, English singer-songwriter, is born in which British city ?
London
Glasgow
Manchester
Belfast
8. 1946 – The United States Army Signal Corps successfully conducts Project Diana, bouncing radio waves off what ?
The Moon
Mount Hood
USS Franklin D. Roosevelt aircraft carrier
Boeing B-29 Superfortress
9. 1949 - RCA introduces what speed of record ?
78 RPM
16 RPM
45 RPM
33 RPM
10. 1954 – BOAC Flight 781, a de Havilland DH.106 Comet 1, explodes and falls into which sea, killing 35 people ?
Aegean Sea
Red Sea
Tyrrhenian Sea
Irish Sea
11. 1971 - Irish Republican Army (IRA) carry out a 'punishment attack', tarring and feathering 4 men accused of criminal activities in which Northern Irish city ?
Belfast
Londonderry
Armagh
Coleraine
12. 2015 – A traffic accident between an oil tanker truck and a passenger coach near which Asian city kills at least 62 people ?
Chennai
Tehran
Dhaka
Karachi
13. 2015 - 72 people are killed & 169 hospitalized after a mass poisoning of beer with crocodile bile at a funeral in which African country ?
Lesotho
Equatorial Guinea
Madagascar
Mozambique
14. 2016 – David Bowie, English singer-songwriter, producer, and actor, dies on this day in New York City. On which island were his ashes scattered ?
Zanzibar
Bali
Tahiti
Manhattan
15. Where is the 10th of January known as "Margaret Thatcher Day" ?
Grantham, UK
United Kingdom as a whole
Gibraltar
Falkland Islands
16. 2023 - Legendary Rock guitarist Jeff Beck dies on this day. Apart from his own Jeff Beck Group, with which band is he most associated ?
The Animals
The Kinks
The Yardbirds
The Easybeats
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