On This Day (November 29th) Multiple Choice

Can you answer these questions relating to events that happened on November 29th?
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1. 1612 – The Battle of Swally takes place, which loosens the Portuguese Empire's hold on what is now which country ?
2. 1776 – American Revolutionary War: The Battle of Fort Cumberland comes to an end with the arrival of British reinforcements in what is now which Canadian province ?
New Brunswick
Nova Scotia
3. 1783 – A 5.3 magnitude earthquake strikes which US state ?
New Jersey
South Carolina
4. 1832 – Louisa May Alcott, American novelist and poet is born. She is best known for writing which novel ?
Little Women
Black Beauty
Anne of Green Gables
Lord of the Flies
5. 1899 – Which team that later develops into one of Spanish football's most iconic and strongest teams is founded ?
Real Madrid
Atletico Madrid
Sevilla FC
FC Barcelona
6. 1902 – Which team defeated the Philadelphia Athletics, 11–0 to win the first championship associated with an American national professional football league ?
Columbus Panhandles
Pittsburgh Stars
Massillon Tigers
Philadelphia Phillies
7. 1927 – Theodor Geisel marries first wife fellow author and editor Helen Palmer. Theodor is better known by what pen-name ?
Dr Seuss
Ellery Queen
F. Scott Fitzgerald
George Orwell
8. 1929 – U.S. Admiral Richard E. Byrd leads the first expedition to fly over where ?
North Pole
South Pole
9. 1939 – Meco, American record producer and musician is also born. He is best known for his disco version of which film's theme music ?
Close Encounters of the Third Kind
Battlestar Galactica
Star Wars
10. 1961 – Project Mercury: Enos, a chimpanzee, is launched into space. The spacecraft orbits the Earth twice and splashes down off the coast of which island ?
Puerto Rico
11. 1963 – U.S. President Lyndon B. Johnson establishes the Warren Commission to investigate what ?
Modern Slave Trade
Corruption in the FBI
Mafia involvement in the Teamsters
Assassination of John F. Kennedy.
12. 1963 – Which song, recorded on October 17, 1963, is released by the Beatles in the United Kingdom ?
"She Loves You"
"I Want to Hold Your Hand"
"Can't Buy Me Love"
"Please Please Me"
13. 1972 – Which company releases Pong, the first commercially successful video game ?
14. 1987 – Agents from which country plant a bomb on Korean Air Flight 858, which kills all 115 passengers and crew ?
North Korea
Soviet Union
15. Today is celebrated in the USA by what safety message ?
Stop for Pedestrians Day
Throw Out Your Leftovers Day
Observe Speed Limits Day
Check Your Blood Pressure Day
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