It Happened in March Quiz (Round 5)

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On the 4th of March 1797, who was inaugurated as the second President of the United States?

John Adams


In March of which year did the strikes involving the majority of the country’s coal miners begin with a walkout at Cortonwood Colliery? a) 1984 b) 1986 c) 1988

 a) 1984


Former spy Sirgei Skripal and his daughter were poisoned with which nerve agent in Salisbury in 2018?



In 1890, which bridge, the longest in Gt Britain, was opened by the Prince of Wales?

The Forth Bridge


In 1981 which home computer was launched by Sinclair Research and went on to sell over 1.5 million worldwide?



In 1966 in an interview with a London Newspaper, who said that his band was “more popular than Jesus now”?

John Lennon


Britain’s first combat jet engine plane had its first flight in 1943. It was known as the Gloster what?

Gloster Meteor


In 1946 during the Cold War Winston Churchill coined which two word phrase to describe the separation of the USSR controlled states from the West?

Iron Curtain


Dimitri Mendeleev presented the first version of what to the Russian Chemical Society, and versions of which are still in use today?

Periodic Table


In 1836 which fort was held siege for thirteen days by an army of 3000 mexican soldiers until all 187 defenders were killed and the fort captured?