Wednesday, January 26, 2011

Quiz: This Date in History

On January 26,

2005, who was the first African-American woman appointed as Secretary of State?

1986, what NFL team won Super Bowl XX and gave to us the “Super Bowl Shuffle”?

1861, what Cajun state seceded from the Union?

1980, the U.S. Olympic Committee voted to ask the International Olympic Committee to move the 1980 Olympics from what city or risk U.S. non-participation?

1788, what country was founded by 800 British convicts?

1950, what country’s constitution took effect (after having shrugged off British rule), making it the most populous democracy in the world?

1962, whose song, “The Twist,” ended its record-setting run at #1?

1979, what southern sit-com premiered on TV, featuring the likes of Sheriff Rosco P. Coltrane and a ‘69 Dodge Charger called the “General Lee”?

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