On This Day (January 12th) Multiple Choice

Can you answer these questions relating to events that happened on January 12th ?
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1. 1528 – Having already reigned since his election in June 1523, Gustav I is crowned King of which scandinavian country ?
2. 1915 – The United States House of Representatives rejects a proposal to require states to do what ?
Create Speed Limits
Raise their own Taxes
Give Women the Right to Vote.
Arm its Police Force
3. 1962 – Vietnam War: The first American combat mission in the war, takes place. What was its Codename ?
Operation Coldsweep
Operation Chopper
Operation Jungle Storm
Operation Daybreak
4. 1967 – On his death, Dr. James Bedford of the University of California becomes the first person to be what ?
Cryonically Preserved
Used for Scientific Research in his own University
Installed at the Forensic Research "Body Farm"
Buried at Sea over the Mariana Trench
5. 1976 – The United Nations Security Council votes 11–1 to allow which Terrorist / Political Group to participate in a Security Council debate ?
Sinn Fein
African National Congress
Palestine Liberation Organization
Khmer Rouge
6. 1918 – The Minnie Pit Disaster coal mining accident occurs in Halmer End, in which 155 men and boys die. In which UK county is Halmer End ?
South Yorkshire
7. 1923 – Ira Hayes, American marine who raised the U.S. flag on Iwo Jima was born in which of the United States ?
New Mexico
8. 1998 – Nineteen European nations agree to forbid what ?
Modern Slavery
Human Cloning
Unregulated Immigration
Income Tax higher than 75%
9. January 12th is National what day in India ?
National Pensioner Day
National Truckers Day
National Railway Workers Day
National Youth Day
10. 1773 - First public museum established in the North American colonies, but where?
Richmond, Virginia
Charlestown, South Carolina
New York, New York
Savannah, Georgia
11. 1981 - Which soap-opera premiers on ABC in the US ?
Knotts Landing
Falcon Crest
12. 1976 – Agatha Christie, English crime novelist, short story writer, and playwright dies on this day age 85 in which English county ?
Isle of Wight
13. 2013 - Which city’s level of air pollution is declared to be at levels that are hazardous to human health ?
Los Angeles
Sao Paolo
14. 2006 - Skateboarding legend Tony Hawk (37) weds Lhotse Merriam in which Oceania country ?
New Zealand
15. 1895 - Which Charitable Organisation is founded in Britain on this day ?
Red Cross
St. Johns Ambulance Service
The National Trust
Royal National Lifeboat Institution
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