Remember When Quiz IIIHistory Trivia Questions - Printable History Trivia
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Do you remember when the Vietnam War ended resulting in the unification of North and South Vietnam into the Socialist Republic of Vietnam?
1975 - 58,220 U.S. service members died during the war.
Do you remember when Explorer I, the first American satellite, was launched?
1958 - The launch came a year after Russia set afloat Sputnik 1 and 2.
Do you remember when Alaska was officially proclaimed the 49th state of the United States of America?
1959 - Alaska's coastline is longer than all the other U.S. states combined.
Do you remember the year when the Persian Gulf War occurred?
1991 - The U.S. led an international coalition to drive Iraqis out of Kuwait.
The most devastating act of terrorism committed in the US until the September 11 attacks of 2001, do you remember when the Oklahoma City bombing attack on the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building took place?
1995 - The bombing claimed 168 lives and injured approximately 680 people.
Do you remember the year that President Clinton denied having had an "inappropriate relationship" with White House intern Monica Lewinsky?
1998 - The affair led to Lewinsky becoming a pop culture celebrity.
Do you remember the year when Russian president Boris Yeltsin and US President Bush met at Camp David and formally declared an end to the cold war?
1992 - Following the Cold War, reorganizing of Russia's economy left millions throughout the former Soviet Union unemployed.
Do you remember when Ronald Reagan was inaugurated as the 40th president of the United States?
1981 - Reagan left the oval office in 1989.
Killing all seven crew members aboard, do you remember when the space shuttle Columbia disintegrated upon re-entry into Earth's atmosphere?
2003 - Among the recovered items from the disaster is a videotape recording made by the crew during the start of re-entry.
Do you remember the year that Hurricane Katrina inflicted calamitous damage on the states of Mississippi and Louisiana?
2005 - Hurricane Katrina is one of the five deadliest hurricanes in the history of the US.
Do you remember when President Carter announced that U.S. athletes would not attend the Summer Olympics in Moscow unless the Soviet Union withdrew troops from Afghanistan?
1980 - Sixty-five countries did not participate in the 1980 Summer Olympics.
Do you remember when after the 51-day standoff with federal agents, the Branch Davidian compound in Waco, Texas burnt to the ground, killing the remaining 76 cult members including 17 children inside?
1993 - According to the FBI, cult leader David Koresh's right-hand man Steve Schneider shot and killed Koresh and then committed suicide.
Happening the same year as Senator Robert F. Kennedy's assassination, do you remember when Martin Luther King, Jr. was assassinated in Memphis, Tennessee?
1968 - Martin Luther King, Jr. was a leader in the African-American Civil Rights Movement.
Do you remember the year when North Korean communists invaded South Korea starting the Korean War?
1950 - The U.S. provided approximately 88 percent of the 341,000 international soldiers that fought in the conflict.
Do you remember the year when Nixon made his historic visit to Communist China?
1973 - The purpose of the visit being to open diplomatic relations between the two nations.
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