It Happened in November Quiz (Round 2)

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Questions based on events that happened in a November


A painting by Michelangelo on which ceiling was first exhibited in Nov 1512?
Sistine Chapel


A strait, immediately south of mainland South America connecting the Pacific and the Atlantic Oceans, was discovered and named after which explorer during the first recorded circumnavigation voyage?
Ferdinand Magellan


Which play by William Shakespeare performed for the first time in Nov 1604 has amongst its characters, Desdamona and Lago?


Which war also referred to as the Second Indochina War srarted in 1955?
Vietnam War


In 1993 which treaty took effect formally establishing the European Union?
Maastricht Treaty


In 1887 which artist, famous for painting scenes of life in the industrial districts of North West England, was born?
LS Lowry


Edwin (Ted) Lowe was born in 1920, but which sport did he become the 'voice' of?
Snooker (Whispering Ted)


Phil Silvers died in Nov 1985, but which part is he most famously remembered for?
Sgt Ernest (Ernie) Bilko


Walter Payton, who died on 1999, was an American football running back for which NFL team for thirteen years?
Chicago Bears


Which television service, the world's first "high-definition" service as defined at the time, started in 1936?
British Broadcasting Corporation BBC