On This Day (March 21st) Multiple Choice

Can you answer these questions relating to events that happened on March 21st ?
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1. 630 – Emperor Heraclius returns the True Cross, one of the holiest Christian relics, to which city ?
2. 1800 – With the church leadership driven out of Rome during an armed conflict, Pius VII is crowned Pope in Venice with a temporary papal tiara made out of what material ?
3. 1891 - A Hatfield marries a McCoy, ending a long feud in West Virginia that started with an accusation of what ?
Pig Stealing
Bad Moonshine
Informing of a crime
4. 1913 – Over 360 are killed and 20,000 homes destroyed in the Great _____ Flood in which city ?
Boston, Massachusetts
Dayton, Ohio
Gary, Indiana
Oshkosh, Wisconsin
5. 1918 – World War I: The first phase of the German Spring Offensive begins, known as what ?
Operation Peter
Operation Gustav
Operation Wilhelm
Operation Michael
6. 1925 – The Butler Act prohibits the teaching of what in Tennessee ?
Human Evolution
Sex Education
Religious Education
7. 1935 – Shah of Iran Reza Shah Pahlavi formally asks the international community to do what ?
Establish Consulates in regional areas of Iran
Provide Foreign Aid
Call Persia by its native name, Iran.
Accept Refugees
8. 1943 - An assassination attempt on which world leader fails ?
Benito Mussolini
Winston Churchill
Emporer Hirohito
Adolf Hitler
9. 1952 – Alan Freed presents the Moondog Coronation Ball in Cleveland, Ohio the first of what type of concert ?
Country Music
Rock and Roll
String Quartet
Tea Dance
10. 1963 - Which famous prison closes ?
The Bastille, Paris
Spandau Prison, Berlin
Alcatraz, San Francisco
Lubyanka Prison, Moscow
11. 1980 – U.S. President Jimmy Carter announces a United States boycott of the 1980 Summer Olympics in Moscow to protest against what ?
Siberian Labour Camps
Russian Imports
Soviet–Afghan War
12. 1990 – Namibia becomes independent after 75 years of rule by which nation ?
South Africa
United Kingdom
13. 1995 - New Jersey officially dedicates what to Shock Jock Howard Stern ?
Rest Area along Route 295
Park in Brick Township
Boardwalk in Atlantic City
Public Toilet in New Brunswick
14. 1999 – Bertrand Piccard and Brian Jones become the first to circumnavigate the Earth using which method ?
Jet Ski
Hot Air Balloon
Electric Car
15. 2006 – Which social media site is founded ?
16. 2023 - Utah adopts a new flag to be used officially almost a year later in 2024. What does the flag feature?
Beaver Dam
Bee Hive
Salt Lake Mormon Temple
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