On This Day (May 6th) Multiple Choice

Can you answer these questions relating to events that happened on May 6th ?
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1. 1536 – King Henry VIII orders what be placed in every church ?
Statue of Jesus
English-language Bibles
Cushions for Kneeling in Prayer
Incense Burners
2. 1682 – Louis XIV of France moves his court to where ?
Château de Fontainebleau
Luxembourg Palace
Tuileries Palace
Palace of Versailles
3. 1835 – James Gordon Bennett, Sr. publishes the first issue of which newspaper ?
New York Herald
Southern Illustrated News
Washington Post
Milwaukee Sentinel
4. 1877 – Chief Crazy Horse of the Oglala Lakota surrenders to United States troops in which State ?
South Dakota
5. 1889 – Which landmark is officially opened to the public at the Universal Exposition ?
Leaning Tower of Pisa
Neuschwanstein Castle
Alhambra Palace
Eiffel Tower
6. 1937 – The German zeppelin Hindenburg catches fire and is destroyed within a minute while attempting to dock at Lakehurst in which state ?
New Hampshire
New Jersey
Rhode Island
7. 1940 – John Steinbeck is awarded the Pulitzer Prize for which of his novels ?
The Grapes of Wrath
East of Eden
The Pastures of Heaven
Of Mice and Men
8. 1954 – Roger Bannister becomes the first person to run the what ?
Sub 10 Second 100m
Lands End to John O'Groats Challenge
Sub 4 Minute Mile
Trans Sahara Challenge
9. 1960 – The first televised royal wedding, when Princess Margaret marries Anthony Armstrong-Jones at Westminster Abbey, was watched by at least how many viewers ?
10 million
5 million
50 million
20 million
10. 1966 – Myra Hindley and Ian Brady are sentenced to life imprisonment for murders in which part of England ?
Lancashire Moorland
Isle of Wight
East Anglia
Cornish Riviera
11. 1983 – What are revealed as a hoax after being examined by experts ?
Photo of Loch Ness Monster
Hitler Diaries
Photo of Fairies
Alien Tapes
12. 1994 – Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom and French President François Mitterrand officiate at the opening of what ?
New British Embassy in Paris
French Consulate in Manchester
Channel Tunnel
Airbus Factory
13. 1996 – The body of former CIA director William Colby is found washed, up eight days after he disappeared, on a riverbank in which State ?
New York
14. 2001 – During a trip to Syria, Pope John Paul II becomes the first pope to do what ?
Fire a Gun
Attend a Jewish Ceremony
Visit his 100th Country
Enter a Mosque
15. 2013 – Three women, kidnapped and missing for more than a decade, are found alive in which US city ?
Los Angeles
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