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Published in 1898, who wrote a novel titled Futility: Wreck of the Titan about a huge passenger liner which strikes an iceburg in April, resulting in the death of hundreds because there weren’t enough lifeboats?

 

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The First Battle of Bull Run was fought on this Virginia man’s farm, so he decided to move his family to the small town of Appomatox to get away from the war. Four years later, on April 9th, 1865, Robert E. Lee surrendered to Ulysses S. Grant in his house. He would say that the War “began in my front yard and ended in my front parlour”. Who was he?

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This man, who still has a vagina, made history in 2005 when he appeared in Allanah Starr’s Big Boob Adventures, the first porn movie to feature a sex scene between a trans woman and a trans man. Who is he?

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Who killed Stanford White on the rooftop of the Madison Square Garden in 1906, then was found not guilty by reason of insanity in the first “Trial of the Century” of the 20th Century?

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Considered the national drink of Turkey, it is similar to ouzo and is known as Lion’s milk. What is it?

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emperorOften referred to as Rome’s trangendered emperor, he was assassinated on March 11th, 222 AD. Who was he?

 

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74768513_521c2593eeThis bar found at 941 Bourbon Street in New Orleans is considered to be the oldest continually occupied bar in the United States, and is rumored to have once been owned by a famous pirate. What is it?

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What Cossack of Ukraine created a progressive Constitution in 1710, which split government into three branches and is considered one of the world’s first constitutions?

 

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bogart-cigaretteHumphrey Bogart and his third wife were known for their loud drunken arguments and explosive arguments, and he finally left her in 1945. Who was she?

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Mark-Zuckerberg-507402-1-402Mark Zuckerberg launched thefacebook.com on February 4th, 2004. When he created it the previous October, what did he call it?

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We get the term “Super Bowl” from this former NFL owner, who got the idea from watching his kids play with a Super Ball. Who was he?

 

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What seminary school in Chester did Martin Luther King attend?

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What Norwegian metal band recorded the song “Pagan Winter” in 1988?

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decemberistsWhat group released the song “Dear Avery” in 2011?