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Events That Are News Worthy From The 1990's II

Test your knowledge of events that occurred from 1995 till 1999, throughout the world.


 

Quiz ID:#3723
Fun:** (1.88)
Difficulty:*** (2.4)
Category:History > Famous Dates
Created By:Fomi_luvs_RENTAus*****!

 

 

 



#1   Norman Thagard was the first American to go into space on a Russian launch vehicle.




#2   On June 22, 1995, police rescued 365 hostages from a hijacked plane. In which country did this happen?






#3   Theodore Kaczynski had what nickname because of the crimes that he committed?

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#4   Ethiopian Airlines Flight 961 was hijacked on November 23, 1996. When it ran out of fuel, which ocean did it crash into?






#5   In San Diego, California, how many Heaven's Gate cultists committed suicide in their compound?

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#6   Diana, Princess of Wales, died in August of 1997. What was the date?






#7   In 1998, a bridge was constructed to be the largest bridge in the world. Where was it built?






#8   In which month, in 1998, were the United States embassies bombed?






#9   On April 18, 1999, Wayne Gretzky played his final National Hockey League game. What was his nickname?

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#10   On December 31, 1999, what country gained control of the Panama Canal?

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#11   On August 17, 1999, an earthquake, with a 7.4 magnitude, struck the town of Izmit. What country is Izmit located in?

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