It Happened in July Quiz (Round 5)

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In 1841 who organised the first package excursion which happened to be from Leicester to the equally exotic Loughborough?

Thomas Cook


In 1975 who became the first black man to win the Wimbledon tennis singles title?

Arthur Ashe


Which Englishman published his work ‘Philosophiæ Naturalis Principia Mathematica’ in July 1687?

Sir Isaac Newton


Who recorded his first single record, ‘That’s All Right’, at Sun Records in July 1954?

Elvis Presley


What was the name of the first mammal that was cloned from an adult cell in 1996?

Dolly the sheep


Which item of beachwear first went on sale in July 1946?



In July of which year did the BBC broadcast its first television news bulletin? a) 1934 b) 1944 c) 1954

c) 1954


The independence of Algeria was proclaimed in 1962 following an 8 year war with which country?



Who became the first male tennis player to win 5 consecutive wimbledon singles titles in July 1980?

Bjorn Borg


Which building became the tallest in Europe, when it was inaugurated in July 2012, at 310 metres?

The Shard