It Happened in June Quiz (Round 4)

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Questions relate to events that happened in the month of June


From which country did Tonga gain independence in 1970?
United Kingdom


In 1963, The British Secretary of State for War resigned over a sex scandal which bacame known as what?
The "Profumo affair".


Which author started a ten-month run in the National Era abolitionist newspaper with her anti-slavery serial, Uncle Tom's Cabin, or Life Among the Lowly?
Harriet Beecher Stowe


Who was trampled by the King's horse at the Derby in June 1913?
Emily Davison


Which English engineer, born in June 1910, invented the hovercraft?
Christopher Cockerell


Which country became the 29th member of the NATO in June 2017?


In 1967 Israel launched surprise strikes against Egyptian air-fields in response to the mobilisation of Egyptian forces on the Israeli border. What did this conflict become known as?
The Six-Day War


Which long-distance passenger train service was created in 1883 by Compagnie Internationale des Wagons-Lits?
The Orient Express


In 1947 the United States Secretary of State gave a speech calling for economic aid to war-torn Europe. What did the proposal become known as?
Marshall Plan


American author and screenwriter who died in June 2012, best known for writing the dystopian novel 'Fahrenheit 451', and the science-fiction 'The Martian Chronicles'
Ray Douglas Bradbury