It Happened in February Quiz (Round 3)

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A quiz about events that have anniversaries in February


Ritchie Valens, J. P. "The Big Bopper" Richardson and which other rock and roll musician were killed in a plane crash on 3rd Feb 1959?
Buddy Holly


Which country became the first to have a craft make a soft landing on the moon in Feb 1966?
Soviet Union


In 1971 who replaced Milton Obote as president of Uganda?
Idi Amin


Who was elected as the first President of the United States in 1789?
George Washington


In 1945 the Yalta Conference took place between which 3 leaders?
Churchill, Stalin, and Roosevelt


Which country, later named Sri Lanka, became independent within the British Commonwealth in 1948?


In February of which year was the social networking site Facebook founded? a) 2004 b) 2005 c) 2006
a) 2004


In 1885 the Congo was established as the personal possession of King Leopold II of which country?


James II of England became king in 1685 following whose death?
Charles II


The Munich air disaster in which 8 Manchester United players were killed was in Feb of which year?