It Happened in September (Round 2)

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Cetshwayo ascends to the throne as king of which nation following the death of his father Mpande in 1873?
Zulu nation

 

On which island was Barry Gibb born on 12st September 1946?
Isle of Man

 

In 1991 Uzbekistan declared its independence from which state.
The Soviet Union

 

American Bobby Fischer beat which opponent in Reykjavík, Iceland in 1972 to become the world chess champion.
Boris Spassky

 

In September 1952 which novelist published the pulitzer prize winning novel The Old Man and the Sea
Ernest Hemingway

 

In 1715 which French king died after a reign of 72 years?
Louis XIV

 

A coup in Libya in 1969, brought which dictator to power.
Muammar Gaddafi 

 

The wreckage of RMS Titanic was located by a joint American–French expedition in September of which year a) 1965 b) 1975 c) 1985  
c) 1985

 

Born in 1875, this author was responsible for the novel Tarzan and the Apes.
Edgar Rice Burroughs

 

 "Alfie", "Walk On By", "Do You Know the Way to San Jose" and "I Say a Little Prayer" are just a few of the hits that which lyricist, who died in 2012, had in collaboration with Burt Bacharach?
Hal David