It Happened in May Quiz (Round 4)

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Who became the first Mayor of London in 2000?
Ken Livingstone


Who disappeared in May 2007 in Praia da Luz, Portugal and is still the subject of much speculation?
Madeleine McCann


Elena Baltacha sadly died in May 2014 at only 30 years old. At what sport did she excel?


The construction of which significant waterway in the Americas was begun in 1907?
Panama Canal


In May of which year did the nine day general strike in the United Kingdom take place?


Who won the Pulitzer Prize for The Old Man and the Sea in 1953?
Ernest Hemingway


In 1626 the Dutch explorer Peter Minuit arrived at which island in what was then called New Netherland, what is it known as now?
Manhattan Island


Which infamous criminal started an eleven year prison sentence for tax evasion in May 1932?
Al Capone


Which environmental organization founded in Canada in 1971 as 'Don't Make A Wave Committee' changed its name the following year to what?
"Greenpeace Foundation"


Which glamourous actress, who became known as an English version of Marilyn Monroe, died in May 1984?

Diana Dors