It Happened in October

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In October 1926 this book was published and written by A.A.Milne. What was the book?
Winnie-the-Pooh

 

In Oct 1915 the man often regarded as the greatest cricketer of all time died, what was his name?
W.G.Grace

 

In 1936 which man was named as the Head of State in Spain?
General Francisco Franco

 

In 1936 200 men marched from their home town to Westminster to highlight the poverty caused by the closure of their shipyard. What was the march known as?
The Jarrow March (Crusade)

 

In 1941 Mount Rushmore National Memorial was completed after how many years a) 14 b) 18 c) 22
a) 14

 

1956 saw the death of the founder of the modern frozen food industry, what was his name?
Clarence Birdseye

 

1940 saw the U.S. premiere of which Charlie Chaplin film?
The Great Dictator

 

In 1991 the creator of Star Trek died, what was his name?
Gene Roddenberry

 

The United Nations was formed in 1945, what organization did it replace?
The League of Nations

 

In 1965 which iconic building, the then tallest in London, was officially opened, a title it kept until 1985?
The Post Office Tower (now BT Tower)

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