Monday’s quiz

July 27, 2009

1. Who said “Clever and attractive women do not want to vote; they are willing to let men govern as long as they govern men”?

2. Who wrote The Uncommon Reader?

3. What is manchego?

4. How many countries have won the FIFA World Cup?

5. Who was the first New Zealand woman to win an Olympic gold medal?


July 27 in history

July 27, 2009

On July 27:

1866 the Trans-Atalantic cable was completed enabling Transatlantic telegraph communication.

1940 The character Bugs Bunny was introduced in an animated short film A Wild Hare.

1953 The Korean War ended.

1963 New Zealand’s pioneer aviator George Bolt died.

Sourced from Wikipedia & NZ History online.


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