It Happened in October (Round 4)

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All questions relate to events that happened in an October.


The Belgian Revolution started in October 1830 which lead to the Kingdom of Belgium being formed. From which country did they secede?
United Kingdom of the Netherlands


Gutzon Borglum began carving which giant iconic sculpture in 1927?
Mount Rushmore


Which war began in 1853 when the Ottoman Empire declared war on the Russian Empire?
Crimean War


Which long distance train had its first run in October 1883?
Orient Express


Born in October 1973, which British actress starred as Cersei Lannister in Game of Thrones?
Lena Headey


In 1854 a series of fires and explosions killed 54 people and injured hundreds more in which two north east towns?
Newcastle and Gateshead.


Tom Petty who died in October 2017 formed which group in 1976?
Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers


In Oct 1930 which aircraft crashed in France on its way to India on its maiden voyage?


Which march, protesting about unemployment and poverty, set off for London on 5th Oct 1936?
Jarrow March


The first televised address from the Oval Office was made in 1947 by which President?
President Truman