It Happened in October (Round 2)

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Who opened the first electric lamp factory in October 1880?
Thomas Edison

 

Which official motto of the United States first appeared on paper currency in October 1957?
In God We Trust

 

Which National Park in the USA was established by Congress in 1890? a) Yosemite National Park b) Badlands c) Grand Canyon
a) Yosemite National Park

 

The Model T Ford motor car came onto the market in October of what year? a) 1901 b) 1908 c) 1915
b) 1908

 

In 1978 Tuvalu gained independence from which country?
UK

 

The siege of which city on the Adriatic sea commenced in October 1991 and lead ultimately to the international recognition of an independent state?
Dubrovnik

 

In 1918 during WWI Arab forces, under whose command, captured Damascus?
T.E.Lawrence

 

Who did Helmut Kohl replace as German Chancellor in 1982? a) Willy Brandt b) Walter Scheel c) Helmut Schmidt
c) Helmut Schmidt

 

In 1958 which organisation replaced the National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics (NACA)?
National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)

 

Who fought in the 'Thrilla in Manilla' in 1975?
Muhammad Ali and Joe Frazier