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Answers to August Dates Quiz

Events that happened in August - QuizAnswers to August quiz dates.

  1. 1831 London Bridge Opens. (50 Years)
  2. 1776 Formal signing of American Independence( 20 Years)
  3. 1963 Great Train Robbery in the UK. (10 Years)
  4. 1693 Dom Perignon invented champagne (100 Years)When did london bridge open?
  5. 1962 Nelson Mandela arrested in South Africa, charges include, leaving the country illegally (10 Years)
  6. 1825 Bolivia gains independence from Peru. Named after Simón Bolìvar (50 years)
  7. 1947 Thor Heyerdahl's Kon Tiki reaches Polynesia from South America (20 Years)
  8. 1768 Balmat and Paccard make the first ascent of Mount Blanc (50 Years)
  9. 1173 First stone laid in the construction of the leaning tower of Pisa (100 Years)
  10. 1954 Construction of the St Lawrence Seaway begins (40 Years)
  11. 1978 Funeral of Pope Paul VI (20 Years)
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  12. 1898 Hawaii formally annexed to US (30 Years)
  13. 1981 IBM introduces the PC and PC-DOS version 1.0
    (7 years)
  14. 1907 First taxi in New York (20 Years)
  15. 1961 East Germans start building the Berlin Wall
    (10 Years)
  16. 1945 V-J Day; Japan surrenders unconditionally to end WW II (1 Year)
  17. 1057 Macbeth, King of Scotland, slain by son of King Duncan (200 Years)
  18. 1898 Roller coaster patented (30 Years)
  19. 1896 Gold discovered in the Klondike (20 Years)
  20. 1227 Genghis Khan dies (100 years)
  21. 1868 Pierre Janssen discovers Helium gas (50 Years)
  22. 1745 Bonnie Prince Charlie raises his standard at Glenfinnan in Scotland (50 Years)
  23. 1975 NASA launch Viking 1 to Mars. Two years later also on Aug 20th NASA  launch Voyager 2 (5 Years)
  24. 1940 Leon Trotsky died in Mexico (20 Years)
  25. 1485 Battle of Bosworth (End of the War of the Roses) (75 Years)
  26. 1833 British colonies abolished slavery (40 Years)
  27. 79 Vesuvius erupts destroying Pompeii (100 Years)Captain Webb swims the English Channel 1875
  28. 1875 Captain Webb swims the English Channel (30 Years)
  29. 1609 Galileo Galilei demonstrates his telescope in Venice (75 Years)
  30. 55 Julius Caesar invades England (75 Years)
  31. 1979 IRA bomb kills Lord Mountbatten (15 Years)
  32. 1898 Caleb Bradham launches Pepsi-cola (20 Years)
  33. 1831 Faraday discovers electromagnetic induction (50 Years)
  34. 1835 Melbourne Australia is founded (75 Years)
  35. 1997 Diana Princess of Wales dies in Paris (5 Years)

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