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January 1

Test your knowledge of events that have occurred on January 1.


 

Quiz ID:#7732
Fun:** (1.97)
Difficulty:*** (2.42)
Category:History > Famous Dates
Created By:BlackBeltAus***

 

 

 



#1   The ___ calendar first took effect on January 1, 45 BC.

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#2   January 1, 1438: Who is accepted as the King of Hungary?





#3   Albany replaced Kingston as the capital of New York State in 1797.




#4   What dwarf planet was discovered by Guiseppe Piazzi in 1801?

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#5   1804: French rule ends in ___, which becomes the first black republic and first country independent in the West Indies.






#6   On January 1 of what year was importing slaves to the USA banned?






#7   January 1, 1818, Mary Shelley published what book?







#8   1892: ___ Island opens to begin accepting immigrants to the United States.

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#9   A ball is dropped in New York City's Times Square to signify the start of the New Year at midnight. What year did this start?






#10   In what year did the American astronomer, Edwin Hubble, announce the discovery of galaxies outside the Milky Way?





#11   In 1942, the Declaration by the United Nations is signed by how many nations?

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