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Who, in December 1955, was arrested for refusing to give up her seat to a white man in Mongomery, Alabama?
Rosa Parks

 

In 1941, The Imperial Japanese Navy made a surprise attack on a harbour in which U.S state?
Hawaii

 

Militant abolitionist leader John Brown is hanged for his raid on the arsenal at which town in West Virginia? 
Harpers Ferry

 

In 1988 who became the first woman to head the government of an Islam-dominated state when she became Prime Minister of Pakistan?
Benazir Bhutto

 

Which American outlaw committed his first known bank robbery in Gallatin, Missouri in 1869? 
Jesse James

 

In 1995, The European Court of Justice ruled that footballers in the European Union are free to transfer from one UEFA Federation to another at the end of their contracts. What is the ruling known as?
Bosman ruling

 

Who became Lord Protector of the Commonwealth of England in 1653?
Oliver Cromwell

 

Whose controversial play, A Doll's House, premiered at the Royal Theatre in Copenhagen, Denmark in 1879?
Henrik Ibsen

 

In 1612 who became the first person to observe the planet Neptune?
Galileo

 

Which Archbishop of Canterbury was slain in his own cathedral in 1170
Thomas Becket

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