History is an important part of our lives and without getting knowledge about history of our country, ancestors, culture, language and traditions, we cannot get prosperity. In fact, it is our moral duty to get lesson from the success or failure of our ancestors. If we are not doing so, there are chances that we can repeat the same mistakes again. Moreover, to remember the heroes of nation is also the route of living nations. There is a common saying that people who forget their heroes, time forget them as well. Now, the concerning thing is that, what should be the way of getting knowledge about history. In fact, there are lots of sources, from where we can get information about any particular historical topic. However, solving riddles about history is rather an effective way. Here are some funny trivia about the event that happen in several decades like 40's 50's 60's 70's 80's 90's.
Q1: What year did the Dow Jones Industrial Average break both the 4000 and 5000 marks?
Q2. What presidential election year saw Republicans dub Democrats the party of "Communism, Corruption and Korea"?
Q3. What trade union was finally legalized in Poland in 1989?
Q4. How many people were killed in 1979 at the Three Mile Island nuclear disaster?
Q5. Who was known as "Tanya" after a 1974 San Francisco bank robbery?
A: Patti Hearst.
Q6. What leader said in 1942: "Never before have we had so little time in which to do so much"?
A: Franklin D. Roosevelt.
Q7. Where in Beijing did Chinese students build a Goddess of Democracy in May, 1989?
A: Tiananmen Square.
Q8. What part of North America made French its official language in 1976?
Q9. What controversial form of cheap labor did Alabama return to the work force in 1995, after a 30-year absence?
A: Chain gangs.
Q10. What nation's Catholics saw the Pope make a triumphant homecoming visit in 1980?