On This Day (November 2nd) Multiple Choice

Can you answer these questions relating to events that happened on November 2nd?
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1. 1410 – The Peace of Bicêtre suspends hostilities in the Armagnac–Burgundian Civil War.The war was between the House of Burgundy and which other royal House ?
House of Alençon
House of Orléans
House of Berry
House of Anjou
2. 1889 – Which two states are admitted as the 39th and 40th U.S. states ?
Virginia and West Virginia
Kentucky and Tennessee
North Dakota and South Dakota
North Carolina and South Carolina
3. 1899 – The Boers begin their 118-day siege of which British-held town during the Second Boer War ?
4. 1914 – World War I: The Russian Empire declares war on the Ottoman Empire and body of water is subsequently closed ?
Kerch Strait
Sea of Azov
5. 1920 – In the United States, KDKA starts broadcasting as the first commercial radio station. But in which city ?
New York
6. 1936 – The British Broadcasting Corporation initiates the BBC Television Service, the world's first regular, "high-definition" service. It still broadcasts today by what name ?
BBC World Service
Channel 5
7. 1940 – World War II: First day of Battle of Elaia–Kalamas between which two nations ?
Greece and Turkey
Italy and United Kingdom
Bulgaria and Turkey
Greece and Italy
8. 1947 – In California, designer Howard Hughes performs the maiden (and only) flight of the Hughes H-4 Hercules otherwise known as what ?
Spread Eagle
Spruce Goose
Rubber Duck
Galloping Gull
9. 1956 – Suez Crisis: Israel occupies which area ?
Sinai Peninsula
West Bank
Gaza Strip
Gulf of Aqaba
10. 1959 – Game show contestant Charles Van Doren admits to a Congressional committee that he had been given questions and answers in advance on which show ?
Twenty One
The $64,000 Question
Penny to a Million
11. 1959 – The first section of which motorway, the first inter-urban motorway in the United Kingdom, is opened ?
M 11
M 1
M 4
M 5
12. 1960 – Penguin Books is found not guilty of obscenity in a trial over which novel ?
Tropic of Cancer
Fanny Hill
Lady Chatterley's Lover
Sons and Lovers
13. 1986 – U.S. hostage David Jacobsen is released in which city after 17 months in captivity ?
14. 1988 – The first Internet-distributed computer worm to gain significant mainstream media attention, is launched from MIT. What was it called ?
The Austin Worm
The Dancer Worm
The Marina Worm
The Morris Worm
15. 2018 – "The Hop" streetcar begins service in which US city ?
Fort Worth
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