On This Day (May 21st) Multiple Choice

Can you answer these questions relating to events that happened on May 21st ?
Why not try other days in the series...CLICK HERE
Quiz by toowise
Last updated: May 21, 2020
You have not attempted this quiz yet.
First submittedMay 21, 2020
Times taken6
Average score33.3%
Report this quizReport
The quiz is paused. You have remaining.
You scored / = %
This beats or equals % of test takers also scored 100%
The average score is
Your high score is
Your fastest time is
Keep scrolling down for answers and more stats ...
1. 1674 – The nobility elect John Sobieski, King of Poland and Grand Duke of where ?
2. 1758 – Ten-year-old Mary Campbell is abducted in Pennsylvania by Lenape during the French and Indian War. She is returned when ?
Five years later
Six and a half years later
Six months later
Two years and three months later
3. 1851 – Slavery is abolished in which country ?
El Salvador
Costa Rica
4. 1871 – The opening on Mount Rigi in Switzerland of the first what in Europe ?
Bobsleigh Run
Mountain Top Restaurant
Rack Railway
Cable Car
5. 1894 – Which canal is officially opened by Queen Victoria ?
Manchester Ship Canal
Caledonian Canal
Royal Military Canal
Southwick Ship Canal
6. 1904 – The Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) is founded in which city ?.
7. 1934 – Oskaloosa, Iowa, becomes the first municipality in the United States to do what ?
Become Tax Free
Build a Mosque
Appoint a female Mayor
Fingerprint all its Citizens
8. 1936 – Sada Abe is arrested after wandering the streets of Tokyo for days with her dead lover's what in her handbag ?
9. 1937 – A Soviet station, becomes the first scientific research settlement to operate where ?
On the drift ice of the Arctic Ocean
Bouvet Island
Antarctic Interior
Diomede Islands
10. 1972 – Michelangelo's "Pietà" in St. Peter's Basilica in Vatican City is damaged by what ?
Accidental Gunfire
11. 1991 – Former Indian Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi is assassinated by a female suicide bomber near which city ?
Bombay (Mumbai)
Calcutta (Kolkatta)
Madras (Chennai)
12. 1992 – Johnny Carson hosted his penultimate episode and last featuring guests of The Tonight Show. Robin Williams and which other celebrity were guests ?
Bette Midler
Joan Rivers
Kim Kardashian
13. 1996 – The ferry "MV Bukoba" sinks on which lake, killing nearly 1,000 ?
Lake Titicaca
Lake Victoria
Lake Baikal
Lake Huron
14. 2005 – The tallest roller coaster in the world, Kingda Ka opens at which amusement park ?
Alton Towers, UK
Salitre Mágico, Colombia.
Canada's Wonderland, Ontario, Canada
Six Flags Great Adventure, NJ, USA
15. 1960 – Jeffrey Dahmer, American serial killer, is born. By what name was he known ?
Dating Game Killer
Woodward Corridor Killer
Milwaukee Cannibal
Lonely Hearts Killer
No comments yet