It Happened in November

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All the following questions relate to events that happened in the month of November

November was the month in which this British heroine was born. She famously rescued survivors from a shipwreck off Northumbria in 1838. Who was she?
Grace Darling

 

Lewis Carroll’s novel Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland was published in November 1865. What was the writer's real name?
Charles Lutwidge Dodgson

 

In Nov 1990 who became the first female President of Ireland.
Mary Robinson

 

One of the most popular board games ever devised was launched by Parker Brothers in 1935.
Monopoly

 

In 1940 which politician became the only U.S. President to win a third term in office?
Franklin D. Roosevelt

 

Which politician resigned as British Prime Minister in 1940 and died in November of the same year?
Neville Chamberlain

 

Who became King of Spain following the death of Franco in 1975?
Juan Carlos I

 

In Nov of which year did Angela Merkel became the first female Chancellor of Germany? a) 2001 b) 2003 c) 2005
c)2005

 

In 1957 what was the name of the dog Russia launched into orbit around the earth?
Laika

 

In 1995 – what was the name of the Israeli Prime Minister who was assassinated while at a peace rally?
Yitzhak Rabin