Only Historians Can Pass This Ultimate "This Day In History" Test. Can You?

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How well do you know about​ past events and people? Take this fun and challenging quiz to test your history skills!

 Jun 27, 2020

1 of 25Pick Your Answer!

What happened on July 4, 1776?
George Washington was inaugurated as the first President
The Bill of Rights was ratified by 3/4ths of the states
The Declaration of Independence was signed

2 of 25Pick Your Answer!

What happened on April 30, 1789?
The Civil War began
The Emancipation Proclamation was issued
George Washington was inaugurated as the first President

3 of 25Pick Your Answer!

What happened on December 15, 1791?
The Bill of Rights was ratified by 3/4ths of the states
Abraham Lincoln was assassinated
World War I began

4 of 25Pick Your Answer!

What happened on February 23, 1836?
The Treaty of Versailles was signed and ended WWI
The Battle of the Alamo began
The Panama Canal opened for business

5 of 25Pick Your Answer!

What happened on April 12, 1861?
Black Tuesday occurred
World War II began
The Civil War began

6 of 25Pick Your Answer!

What happened on January 1, 1863?
The Bill of Rights was ratified by 3/4ths of the states
George Washington was inaugurated as the first President
The Emancipation Proclamation was issued

7 of 25Pick Your Answer!

What happened on April 14, 1865?
Abraham Lincoln was assassinated
The Battle of the Alamo began
The Civil War began

8 of 25Pick Your Answer!

What happened on July 28, 1914?
World War I began
Abraham Lincoln was assassinated
The Emancipation Proclamation was issued

9 of 25Pick Your Answer!

What happened on August 15, 1914?
The Treaty of Versailles was signed and ended WWI
The Panama Canal opened for business
World War I began

10 of 25Pick Your Answer!

What happened on June 28, 1919?
The Treaty of Versailles was signed and ended WWI
Black Tuesday occurred
World War II began

11 of 25Pick Your Answer!

What happened on October 29, 1929?
George Washington was inaugurated as the first President
The Bill of Rights was ratified by 3/4ths of the states
Black Tuesday occurred

12 of 25Pick Your Answer!

What happened on September 1, 1939?
The Battle of the Alamo began
The Civil War began
World War II began

13 of 25Pick Your Answer!

What happened on December 7, 1941?
Abraham Lincoln was assassinated
Pearl Harbor occurred
The Emancipation Proclamation was issued

14 of 25Pick Your Answer!

What happened on June 6, 1944?
World War I began
The Panama Canal opened for business
D-Day occurred

15 of 25Pick Your Answer!

What happened on November 1, 1955?
The Vietnam War began
Black Tuesday occurred
The Treaty of Versailles was signed and ended WWI

16 of 25Pick Your Answer!

What happened on November 22, 1963?
John F. Kennedy was assassinated
World War II began
Pearl Harbor occurred

17 of 25Pick Your Answer!

What happened on April 14, 1968?
World War I began
The Panama Canal opened for business
Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated

18 of 25Pick Your Answer!

What happened on July 20, 1969?
Buzz Aldrin and Neil Armstrong took the first steps on the moon
Black Tuesday occurred
The Treaty of Versailles was signed and ended WWI

19 of 25Pick Your Answer!

What happened on August 2, 1990?
World War II began
The Gulf War began
Pearl Harbor occurred

20 of 25Pick Your Answer!

What happened on January 28, 1986?
The Vietnam War began
D-Day occurred
The space shuttle Challenger was launched

21 of 25Pick Your Answer!

What happened on November 9, 1989?
John F. Kennedy was assassinated
The Vietnam War began
The fall of the Berlin Wall began

22 of 25Pick Your Answer!

What happened on April 19, 1995?
Pearl Harbor occurred
D-Day occurred
The Oklahoma City bombing occurred

23 of 25Pick Your Answer!

What happened on September 11, 2001?
World War II began
Black Tuesday occurred
Terrorists flew planes into the World Trade Center and the Pentagon

24 of 25Pick Your Answer!

What happened on January 8, 2009?
Barack Obama became the first African-American President
John F. Kennedy was assassinated
The Vietnam War began

25 of 25Pick Your Answer!

What happened on May 2, 2011?
Osama bin Laden was killed
D-Day occurred
Pearl Harbor occurred
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