Clues for: History

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70 delegates were chosen for this 1781 gathering; 55 attended & 39 ended up signing the Constitutional Convention 200 December 30, 2014
70 delegates were chosen for this 1781 gathering; 55 attended & 39 ended up signing the Constitutional Convention 200 December 30, 2014
Protests in the Philippines in 1986 drove this longtime leader into exile (Ferdinand) Marcos 400 December 30, 2014
Protests in the Philippines in 1986 drove this longtime leader into exile (Ferdinand) Marcos 400 December 30, 2014
In 2013 this Brazilian president was not happy that the U.S. was listening in on her phone calls Dilma Rousseff 600 December 30, 2014
In 2013 this Brazilian president was not happy that the U.S. was listening in on her phone calls Dilma Rousseff 600 December 30, 2014
She was the mother of England's Queen Elizabeth I Anne Boleyn 800 December 30, 2014
She was the mother of England's Queen Elizabeth I Anne Boleyn 800 December 30, 2014
In 1867 Mutsuhito, known as this "M"peror, came to the throne & the modernization of Japan began Meiji 1000 December 30, 2014
In 1867 Mutsuhito, known as this "M"peror, came to the throne & the modernization of Japan began Meiji 1000 December 30, 2014
In the 11th century she was the occasionally naked in public wife of Earl Leofric Lady Godiva 200 June 4, 2013
In the 11th century she was the occasionally naked in public wife of Earl Leofric Lady Godiva 200 June 4, 2013
More than 200 U.S. soldiers died at this June 1876 battle named for a river Little Big Horn 400 June 4, 2013
More than 200 U.S. soldiers died at this June 1876 battle named for a river Little Big Horn 400 June 4, 2013
Her temperance newspapers included "The Smasher's Mail" & "The Hatchet" Carrie Nation 600 June 4, 2013
Her temperance newspapers included "The Smasher's Mail" & "The Hatchet" Carrie Nation 600 June 4, 2013
On Aug. 7, 1964 this resolution passed in the House, 414 to zero the Gulf of Tonkin resolution 800 June 4, 2013
On Aug. 7, 1964 this resolution passed in the House, 414 to zero the Gulf of Tonkin resolution 800 June 4, 2013
He redesigned more than 50 of the 87 churches lost in London's Great Fire Christopher Wren June 4, 2013
He redesigned more than 50 of the 87 churches lost in London's Great Fire Christopher Wren June 4, 2013
The German Empire had this "Iron Chancellor" from 1871 to 1890 Bismarck 200 May 25, 2012
The German Empire had this "Iron Chancellor" from 1871 to 1890 Bismarck 200 May 25, 2012
Napoleon & his troops captured Cairo in the 1798 battle of these landmarks the Pyramids 400 May 25, 2012
Napoleon & his troops captured Cairo in the 1798 battle of these landmarks the Pyramids 400 May 25, 2012
Decisions of this tribunal were made public, as in the auto-da-fe in Spain the Inquisition 600 May 25, 2012
Decisions of this tribunal were made public, as in the auto-da-fe in Spain the Inquisition 600 May 25, 2012
Clause 39 of this influenced Britain's Habeas Corpus Act of 1679 the Magna Carta 800 May 25, 2012
Clause 39 of this influenced Britain's Habeas Corpus Act of 1679 the Magna Carta 800 May 25, 2012
This conference Nov. 28-Dec. 1, 1943 guaranteed Iran's postwar independence the Tehran Conference 1000 May 25, 2012
This conference Nov. 28-Dec. 1, 1943 guaranteed Iran's postwar independence the Tehran Conference 1000 May 25, 2012
Cardinal Richelieu was the first to use this Paris fortress as a state prison the Bastille 200 May 4, 2012
Cardinal Richelieu was the first to use this Paris fortress as a state prison the Bastille 200 May 4, 2012
The cargo of the Beaver, Eleanor & Dartmouth got dumped in this December 1773 incident the Boston Tea Party 400 May 4, 2012
The cargo of the Beaver, Eleanor & Dartmouth got dumped in this December 1773 incident the Boston Tea Party 400 May 4, 2012
Marigalante was another name for this 1492 flagship the Santa Maria 600 May 4, 2012
Marigalante was another name for this 1492 flagship the Santa Maria 600 May 4, 2012
Nickname of the 1900 rebellion to expel foreigners from China the Boxer Rebellion 800 May 4, 2012
Nickname of the 1900 rebellion to expel foreigners from China the Boxer Rebellion 800 May 4, 2012
This king who put his seal on a historic 13th Century document was known as Lackland King John I 1000 May 4, 2012
This king who put his seal on a historic 13th Century document was known as Lackland King John I 1000 May 4, 2012
Disappointment with the Livonian War & suspected treasons in 1582 may have led this czar to order his 1st executions Ivan the Terrible 200 October 7, 2011
Disappointment with the Livonian War & suspected treasons in 1582 may have led this czar to order his 1st executions Ivan the Terrible 200 October 7, 2011
In 1449 Henry VI instituted the (hopefully non-evil) office of sheriff here, now an industrial city in central England Nottingham 400 October 7, 2011
In 1449 Henry VI instituted the (hopefully non-evil) office of sheriff here, now an industrial city in central England Nottingham 400 October 7, 2011
"Black Thursday" happened on Oct. 24 of this year; 5 days later, share prices had fallen 80% 1929 600 October 7, 2011
"Black Thursday" happened on Oct. 24 of this year; 5 days later, share prices had fallen 80% 1929 600 October 7, 2011
In 62 A.D. this Roman emperor had his wife Octavia put to death, then he got remarried the same year... coincidence? Nero 1000 October 7, 2011
In 62 A.D. this Roman emperor had his wife Octavia put to death, then he got remarried the same year... coincidence? Nero 1000 October 7, 2011
Delegates from 34 countries attended this body's final session April 18, 1946 the League of Nations October 7, 2011
Delegates from 34 countries attended this body's final session April 18, 1946 the League of Nations October 7, 2011
The Meiji reforms of the 19th century permanently abolished this Japanese warrior class samurai 200 July 5, 2005
In 1966 this university's Public Policy program became the Kennedy School of Government Harvard 400 July 5, 2005
One of France's major ports, it was the site of the 1940 evacuation of more than 300,000 men Dunkirk 600 July 5, 2005
In February 1790 this man presided over the first meeting of the Supreme Court John Jay 800 July 5, 2005
The cathedral of this city in Spain claims to hold the remains of Christopher Columbus, moved there in 1899 Seville 1000 July 5, 2005
For the last 8 years of his life, Galileo was under house arrest for espousing this man's theory Copernicus 200 December 31, 2004
Built in 312 B.C. to link Rome & the South of Italy, it's still in use today the Appian Way 400 December 31, 2004
In 1000 Rajaraja I of the Cholas battled to take this Indian Ocean island now known for its tea Ceylon (or Sri Lanka) 600 December 31, 2004
Karl led the first of these Marxist organizational efforts; the second one began in 1889 the International 800 December 31, 2004
This Asian political party was founded in 1885 with "Indian National" as part of its name the Congress Party 1000 December 31, 2004
On December 2, 1804 this man crowned himself emperor Napoleon Bonaparte 200 June 30, 2003
Around 600 B.C. some Phoenicians claimed to have sailed around this continent, 2,000 years before the Portuguese Africa 400 June 30, 2003
The Sonderbund was an 1845 confederation of 7 cantons in what's now this country Switzerland 600 June 30, 2003
A tsar from age 16, during his despotic reign Russia got its first printing press in 1563 Ivan the Terrible 800 June 30, 2003
In 1993 this Israeli P.M. said, "You don't make peace with friends. You make it with very unsavory enemies" Yitzhak Rabin 1000 June 30, 2003
In 1429, she was given control of troops in France Joan of Arc 100 July 18, 2001
Using photos he had taken the month before, Clyde Tombaugh discovered this planet February 18, 1930 Pluto 200 July 18, 2001
In February 1984 he announced his resignation as Prime Minister of Canada Trudeau 300 July 18, 2001
Every president since Taft has been an honorary president of this organization founded in the U.S. in Feb. 1910 the Boy Scouts 400 July 18, 2001
In a 1778 treaty, the U.S. and France granted each other this commerce "status" most favored nation 500 July 18, 2001
The storming of this prison in 1789 is one of the most famous events of the French Revolution Bastille 100 February 13, 2001
This German earned the nickname "The Desert Fox" while commanding the Afrika Korps in WWII Erwin Rommel 200 February 13, 2001
Even though it's been "found", this Peruvian ruin, seen here, is still called "The Lost City of the Incas" Machu Picchu 300 February 13, 2001
As queen of the Netherlands during WWI, she helped maintain Dutch neutrality Wilhelmina 400 February 13, 2001
This "Magnificent" sultan, seen here, was the 10th ruler of the Ottoman Empire Suleiman 500 February 13, 2001
The California Gold Rush started the first big wave of immigration from this Asian nation China 100 December 15, 2000
In the 1880s the Mahdi led a revolution in the Sudan to restore the prominence of this religion Islam 200 December 15, 2000
As Secretary of War from 1904 to 1908, William Howard Taft oversaw construction of this waterway Panama Canal 300 December 15, 2000
In 1939 he wrote to FDR to present the military potential of an uncontrolled fission chain reaction Albert Einstein 400 December 15, 2000
Born aboard the Mayflower in the New World, he grew up to be a captain of militia, & maybe a falconer too Peregrine White 500 December 15, 2000
7 years after crossing the Alps, he reached the gates of Rome with his troops in 211 B.C., but didn't get in Hannibal 100 November 1, 2000
In 1533 Pizarro killed Atahualpa, the leader of these people the Incas 200 November 1, 2000
Ivan the Great made the great decision to gain independence from this group known as the Golden Horde the Mongols 300 November 1, 2000
In 1632 this lord founded the colony of Maryland Lord Baltimore 400 November 1, 2000
He succeeded Henry II as king of England in 1189 & was himself succeeded by John in 1199 Richard the Lionhearted 500 November 1, 2000
Legend says in 1811 & 1812 earthquakes on the Midwest's New Madrid Fault made this river run backwards Mississippi River 100 June 22, 2000
Around 1200 this city became capital of a Muslim empire in India; its "New" version is India's capital today Delhi 200 June 22, 2000
Pope Paul III was a leader in this movement whose name implies it opposed Protestantism the Counter-Reformation 300 June 22, 2000
"Rich" in democracy, this country held some of Central America's first free elections in the 1890s Costa Rica 400 June 22, 2000
This "Great" king who died in 4 B.C. married Mariamne, the last princess of the Maccabees' line Herod the Great 500 June 22, 2000
1903's Treaty of Petropolis "erased" a South American dispute over an area rich in this plant resource Rubber 100 April 22, 1999
In 1931 the invading Japanese made this Chinese area a puppet state called Manchukuo Manchuria 200 April 22, 1999
The limited Irish autonomy proposed by Isaac Butt around 1870 was called this type of "rule" Home Rule 300 April 22, 1999
Brugge in Flemish, this Belgian city's trade declined with the silting of the Zwyn River in the 1400s Bruges 400 April 22, 1999
In 897 Pope Stephen VI had his predecessor Formosus exhumed, put on trial & thrown into this river Tiber April 22, 1999
In 1898 Britain leased the New Territories from China, adding to the area of this dependency Hong Kong 100 October 9, 1997
In 1273 Rudolf I became the first from this family to rule the Holy Roman Empire, though he was never crowned the Hapsburgs 200 October 9, 1997
In January 1943 FDR & Winston Churchill met in this North African city to discuss the war effort Casablanca 300 October 9, 1997
In 1701 this pirate was hanged in London for murder & 5 counts of piracy Captain Kidd 400 October 9, 1997
The first European to round Africa's southern tip, he was also on the voyage that discovered Brazil Bartolomeo Diaz 500 October 9, 1997
In June 1987 she became the first British prime minister in the 20th c. elected to 3 straight terms Margaret Thatcher 100 June 16, 1997
On September 23, 1949 President Truman announced that this country had detonated a nuclear device Soviet Union/U.S.S.R./Russia 200 June 16, 1997
In 338 B.C. this country's Philip II defeated Thebes & Athens at the Battle of Chaeronea Macedonia 300 June 16, 1997
In 781 he persuaded Pope Adrian I to crown his sons Pepin & Louis kings of Italy & Aquitaine Charlemagne 400 June 16, 1997
"The Thousand" was a novel written by this Italian guerrilla leader based on his 1860 Sicilian expedition Giuseppe Garibaldi 500 June 16, 1997
In 1589 Boris Godunov got this country's Orthodox Church recognized as an independent patriarchate Russia 100 May 28, 1997
When he went to Europe in 1971, he became the first reigning Japanese monarch to travel abroad Hirohito 200 May 28, 1997
In 1942 he replaced Gandhi as leader of India's National Congress Party Nehru 300 May 28, 1997
In 1973 Menachem Begin helped form this Israeli political party, a merger of several smaller parties Likud 400 May 28, 1997
Great Britain gained most of Eastern Canada from France as a result of this war the French & Indian War 500 May 28, 1997
A potato famine during the 1840s caused this island's population to decline by about 2 million Ireland 100 May 9, 1997
The Treaty of Versailles ended this war & set up the League of Nations World War I 200 May 9, 1997
Hernando Cortes conquered the Aztecs & Francisco Pizarro conquered this Indian empire Incan 300 May 9, 1997
By the end of his reign in 1786, Frederick the Great doubled this kingdom's area Prussia 400 May 9, 1997
In 1977 this Ugandan leader survived at least one assassination attempt & 2 attempted coups Idi Amin 500 May 9, 1997
By the 6th century this group had joined with the Angles to found kingdoms in Britain Saxons 100 March 27, 1997
Ponce de Leon's 1513 quest was to find this legendary spring; they didn't have facelifts back then Fountain of Youth 200 March 27, 1997
This daughter of Chief Powhatan became a Christian & married an Englishman in 1614 Pocahontas 300 March 27, 1997
In 1519 he sailed from Cuba to conquer the Aztec empire Hernando Cortez 400 March 27, 1997
Some call this son of Pepin & king of the Franks the Father of Europe Charlemagne 500 March 27, 1997
In 1493 he reached Montserrat in the West Indies & named it for a Spanish mountain Christopher Columbus 100 March 14, 1997
From 1815 to 1861 this principality on the Riviera was under the protection of Sardinia Monaco 200 March 14, 1997
In 1855 this victor at the Alamo was deposed as Mexican dictator & fled to the Caribbean Santa Anna 300 March 14, 1997
Tangier was returned to this north African nation in 1956, after 33 years of international control Morocco 400 March 14, 1997
1 of the 2 Mideast countries in which the Baath Party has held power for over 20 years Iraq or Syria March 14, 1997
After years of construction, this canal finally opened for business August 15, 1914 Panama Canal 100 March 3, 1997
In 1794 this hero of Trafalgar lost the sight in his right eye due to a wound suffered while taking Calvi, Corsica Lord Nelson 200 March 3, 1997
Around 1605 Dutchman Willem Jansz became the first European to sight this continent Australia 300 March 3, 1997
In February 1825 this "liberator" was elected president of Peru Simon Bolivar 400 March 3, 1997
Founded in 1933, this Spanish political party was named for a Greek military formation Falange 500 March 3, 1997
Sung T'ai Tsu founded this country's Sung dynasty in 960 China 100 February 5, 1997
This island famous for its stone statues was annexed by Chile in 1888 Easter Island 200 February 5, 1997
In 1860 the Second Maori War broke out in this country New Zealand 300 February 5, 1997
In 1989 this former Philippine leader died in exile in Hawaii Ferdinand Marcos 400 February 5, 1997
In 1521 Martin Luther was summoned to the Diet of this city to renounce his beliefs Worms 500 February 5, 1997
The third of these military expeditions was led by Frederick I Barbarossa, Philip II & Richard the Lion-Hearted the Crusades 100 January 29, 1997
In 1513 he reached & named Florida Ponce de León 200 January 29, 1997
In 1718 the British tracked down & killed this "dark" pirate in a North Carolina inlet Blackbeard 300 January 29, 1997
The treaty that ended the Russo-Japanese War in 1905 was named for this New Hampshire city Portsmouth 500 January 29, 1997
In 1946 the Ivory Coast was made an overseas territory of this country; in 1960 it gained its independence France January 29, 1997
In 1982 this country's president Jose Lopez Portillo devalued the peso & nationalized the banks Mexico 100 December 12, 1996
On July 5, 1945 he announced that "The entire Philippine Islands are now liberated" Douglas MacArthur 200 December 12, 1996
In 1815 the Congress of Vienna guaranteed this country's neutrality Switzerland 300 December 12, 1996
Elizabeth Petrovna, the daughter of this czar, became empress of Russia in 1741 Peter the Great 400 December 12, 1996
This country formerly known as Dutch Guiana gained independence in 1975 Suriname 500 December 12, 1996
In accepting this charter, King John acknowledged that he too was subject to the law of the land Magna Carta 100 December 11, 1996
His son-in-law, Galeazzo Ciano, was executed by Fascists as a traitor in January 1944 Benito Mussolini 200 December 11, 1996
Theodora helped save the Byzantine throne by keeping Justinian from fleeing this city during the Nika Riots Constantinople 300 December 11, 1996
The Osmanli Empire became known as this in English Ottoman Empire 400 December 11, 1996
In 1980 this deposed president of Nicaragua was assassinated in Paraguay Anastasio Somoza December 11, 1996
This volunteer cavalry unit organized by Teddy Roosevelt included miners, cowboys & college athletes the Rough Riders 100 November 21, 1996
Around 122 A.D. this emperor ordered a wall built to separate the Romans from the Barbarians Hadrian 200 November 21, 1996
The Yi dynasty ruled this country from 1392 until its annexation by Japan in 1910 Korea 300 November 21, 1996
The Peace of Westphalia in 1648 ended this numerical war Thirty Years\' War 400 November 21, 1996
The Mau Mau Rebellion, which began in 1952, was an uprising against British rule in this African country Kenya November 21, 1996
In 1868 Emperor Mutsuhito of this country adopted the reign name Meiji, meaning "enlightened rule" Japan 100 September 13, 1996
In 1919 this country's new constitution established the Reichstag & the Reichsrat Germany 200 September 13, 1996
Since 1940 only Harold Wilson & this man have served as British prime minister on 2 separate occasions Winston Churchill 300 September 13, 1996
Around 200 A.D., Soranus wrote the earliest known biography of this physician Hippocrates 400 September 13, 1996
When this first Hungarian king was crowned in 1000, he made Esztergom the capital St. Stephen 500 September 13, 1996
Only 7 prisoners were inside this fortress when it was stormed by French citizens July 14, 1789 The Bastille 100 July 18, 1996
In 1923 it replaced Constantinople as the capital of Turkey Ankara 200 July 18, 1996
It's estimated that as many as 300,000 Ugandans were killed during his 1970s regime Idi Amin 300 July 18, 1996
In January of 1926, Theodoros Pangalos declared himself dictator of this country - he was deposed in August Greece 500 July 18, 1996
In 1975, the Himalayan country of Sikkim was absorbed by this country India July 18, 1996
In 1993 he hinted that he'd be willing to give up power if the U.S. ended its embargo of Cuba Fidel Castro 100 March 21, 1996
In 1951 Macao became an overseas province of this country, & in 1974 a "Special Territory" Portugal 200 March 21, 1996
In 1867 Emperor Franz Joseph created this dual monarchy Austria-Hungary 300 March 21, 1996
A skirmish over the theft of one of the Discovery's boats led to this explorer's murder in 1779 Captain James Cook 400 March 21, 1996
Tradition says this country's first emperor, Menelik I, was the son of King Solomon & the Queen of Sheba Ethiopia 500 March 21, 1996
It became a U.S. territory in 1900 & was attacked 18 years before becoming a state Hawaii 100 January 18, 1996
From 1954 to 1969 he was president of North Vietnam Ho Chi Minh 200 January 18, 1996
The U.S. arsenal at this Shenandoah Valley location was raided October 16, 1859 Harper\'s Ferry 300 January 18, 1996
Roman emperor, 117-138, he built walls in Germany as well as in Britain Hadrian 400 January 18, 1996
Mode of protest used by Emmeline Pankhurst & Mohandas Gandhi while in jail hunger strike 500 January 18, 1996
At its height the Aztec empire covered roughly one-fifth of what's now this country Mexico 100 December 1, 1995
She went to Rome after she bore Caesarion, who became Ptolemy XV Cleopatra 200 December 1, 1995
With their conquest of Granada in 1492, this ruling pair unified Spain Ferdinand and Isabella 300 December 1, 1995
In 1901 the colonies of Victoria & Queensland became states in this new commonwealth Australia 400 December 1, 1995
She took the Russian throne in 1762 after her husband Peter III, was deposed Catherine the Great 500 December 1, 1995
In 1869 it cut the travel distance between London & Bombay by over 4,000 miles the Suez Canal 100 November 4, 1994
When Hannibal was 9, his father forced him to swear eternal hatred for this city Rome 200 November 4, 1994
A March 31, 1492 edict in this country offered the Jews there the choice of baptism or exile Spain 300 November 4, 1994
In 1324 Mali's ruler Mansa Musa made a 4,000-mile pilgrimage to this city, taking a reported 12,000 slaves Mecca 400 November 4, 1994
In 751 Pepin the Short's title was changed from "Mayor of the Palace" to "King of" these people the Franks 500 November 4, 1994
When this man died in 1969, Ton Duc Thang, his vice-president, became president of North Vietnam Ho Chi Minh 100 November 29, 1993
Estimates of when these people abandoned the city of Uxmal range from 600 to 1,000 years ago Mayans 200 November 29, 1993
Peter the Cruel & Joan the Mad ruled this Spanish kingdom sometimes paired with Leon & Aragon Castille 300 November 29, 1993
In 1935 the Saar territory was reunited with this country Germany 400 November 29, 1993
Juan Vincente Gomez was dictator of this South American country in 1918 when it first exploited its oil Venezuela 500 November 29, 1993
In 1964 the Palestinian Arab guerrillas organized themselves as this group PLO (Palestine Liberation Organization) 100 November 2, 1993
When she was about 16 the "voices" told her to aid the Dauphin Joan of Arc 200 November 2, 1993
In 1816 he took control of the Zulu nation Shaka 400 November 2, 1993
Called reckless & extravagant, she abdicated at age 27 & left Sweden disguised as a man in 1654 Queen Christina 500 November 2, 1993
In 615 the Persian Chosroes II sacked this city, taking away the True Cross Jerusalem November 2, 1993
On Sept. 9, 1087, this English king died at Rouyn in Normandy after falling from his horse William the Conqueror 100 November 17, 1992
The first 18 years of this French king's reign were managed by Cardinal Mazarin Louis XIV 200 November 17, 1992
As a child, Roman emperor Gaius Julius Caesar Germanicus was nicknamed this, meaning "little boot" Caligula 300 November 17, 1992
In 1524 this Florentine navigator became the first European to visit the New York area Giovanni da Verrazzano 400 November 17, 1992
This territory, known for its coal mines, voted to become part of Germany in 1935 The Saar 500 November 17, 1992
At the same time Joan of Arc led the French, Itzcoatl was leading this group in Mexico Aztecs 100 May 8, 1990
People began digging up this Italian city in 1748, only 1,669 years after it was buried Pompeii 200 May 8, 1990
4 treaties to mitigate the horrors of war were signed in this city in August 1949 Geneva 300 May 8, 1990
This cardinal helped establish the Academie Francaise in the 1630s Cardinal Richelieu 500 May 8, 1990
The Pope excommunicated her in 1570 after she made the Anglican church England's official religion Elizabeth I May 8, 1990
She restored Charles VII to the throne, but he didn't lift a finger to save her from the stake Joan of Arc 100 May 5, 1988
It's said this royal grandmother of Kaiser Wilhelm II wouldn't let him visit Ireland Queen Victoria 200 May 5, 1988
In 1881, despite a $10,000 reward for the arrest of these brothers, the posters left out "dead or alive" the James Brothers (Frank & Jessie) 300 May 5, 1988
Darius I ruled this vast empire from 2 capitals, Susa & Persepolis the Persian Empire 400 May 5, 1988
In 1858, the Brittish government took over the rule of India from this company the East India Company 500 May 5, 1988
In 1867, Alexander II of Russia sold it to the United States Alaska 100 February 19, 1988
Country which gained its independence August 14, 1947, 1 day before its neighbor India Pakistan 200 February 19, 1988
Lucrezia & Cesare Borgia are 2 of the few people in history whose father held this position Pope 300 February 19, 1988
1794 skirmishes caused by the imposition of Alexander Hamilton's liquor excise tax Whiskey Rebellion 400 February 19, 1988
WWII ended when Japan surrendered on September 2, 1945 in a ceremony presided over by this general Douglas MacArthur 500 February 19, 1988
In July 1099, crusaders stormed this holy city, killing its Muslim & Jewish inhabitants Jerusalem 100 March 16, 1987
Legend says an Etruscan family, the Tarquins, ruled this "Eternal City" from 616 to 510 B.C. Rome 200 March 16, 1987
Because of his Albanian descent, some said this king, deposed in 1952, was not a true Egyptian Farouk 300 March 16, 1987
In 1570, Pius V issued a papal bull which excommunicated & tried to depose this English queen Elizabeth I 400 March 16, 1987
Circa 950, under Harald Bluetooth, this was 1st Scandinavian country unified under just 1 king Denmark 500 March 16, 1987
The last married man to hold this job was Adrian II in the 9th century Pope 100 November 3, 1986
It's said he angered Sioux by letting cavalry trample sacred cannabis field on way to Little Big Horn General Custer 200 November 3, 1986
In 1763 he battled the English for Detroit -- where his name still builds excitement Pontiac 300 November 3, 1986
When Dr. Pauling won his 2nd Nobel Prize in '62, he was 1st 2-time winner since this woman 51 years earlier Marie Curie 400 November 3, 1986
This country reported in 1923 that U.S. famine relief efforts there had saved 10 million lives in 2 years Soviet Union 500 November 3, 1986
From 1905-7, Austria & Serbia fought an economic "war" over tariffs, such as over this porcine animal a pig 100 May 26, 1986
The western jury system is thought to have been brought to England by these peoples in 1066 the Normans 200 May 26, 1986
Century known as the "high Renaissance" the 16th 300 May 26, 1986
World power whose emperor gave up claims to divinity before it adopted a new constitution in 1947 Japan 400 May 26, 1986
1957 U.S. policy allowing the president to use armed force in the Middle East the Eisenhower Doctrine 500 May 26, 1986