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What was the name of the first operational nuclear-powered submarine in history?

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U.S.S. Nautilus. The first crossing of the geographic North Pole by a ship was accomplished by the USS Nautilus on August 3, 1958.

What did many medieval Christians believe about Jerusalem?

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It Was The Center Of The Earth. Jerusalem is a holy city for the Christian religion, as well as for Jewish and Muslim peoples.

Which two countries were involved in the Louisiana Purchase?

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U.S. And France. On December 20, 1803 the Louisiana Purchase was finalized, with the a total price to the United States of 15 million dollars.

William Boeing was a pioneer in what field?

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Aircraft Construction. In 1927, Boeing Air Transport created the first airplane made specifically for passenger service.

Who wrote the 95 theses against the Catholic Church?

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Martin Luther. Martin Luther lived from 1483-1546.

What was the name of the young shepherd who became King of Israel?

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David. King David is credited with writing many of the Psalms.

Which Swedish Prime Minister was assassinated in 1986?

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Olof Palme. Christer Pettersson was convicted of the murder in 1988 but was later acquitted after an appeal.

What was the infamous Bloody Mary's occupation?

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Queen. Bloody Mary was actually a queen in England. She got her nickname because she enjoyed bathing in her victims blood.

When did the United States Navy stop using blimps?

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1962. The United States Navy used powered lighter-than-air craft from June 1915 until August 1962.

Who satirized President George Bush in 1992 by saying "he was born with a silver foot in his mouth"?

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Governor Ann Richards Of Texas. Ann Richards poked fun at Bush at the National Democratic Convention.

What year were LPs in stereo introduced?

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1958. Relating to a recording, "LP" stands for long playing.

At what age was Tony Blair elected Prime Minister of the United Kingdom?

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43. At 43, Blair became the youngest British Prime Minister since Lord Liverpool in 1812.

Which U.S. president was in office at the start of the Great Depression on Black Tuesday?

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Herbert Hoover. Herbert Hoover served as President from 1929 until 1933.

Where was the first Christingle service held?

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Moravia. Christingle celebrations, first introduced in 1968, raise money for needy children.

What explorer discovered Alaska?

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Vitus Bering. The Bering Strait between Alaska and Russia is named for Danish-born explorer Vitus Bering.

Who signed the German surrender in World War II?

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Alfred Jodl. Alfred Jodl signed the German WWII surrender on May 7, 1945.

What Russian leader and his family were murdered in July 1918?

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Czar Nicholas II. The Bolshevik murder of Czar Nicholas II and his family signaled the end of the 300-year reign of the House of Romanov.

When was Hillary Rodham Clinton inducted into the National Women's Hall of Fame?

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October 2005. Hillary Rodham Clinton was the first First Lady to be elected to the U.S. Senate and was inducted into the National Women's Hall of Fame in October 2005.

For what specific discipline was Marie Curie awarded the Nobel Prize in 1903?

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Physics. Pierre and Marie Curie won the 1903 Nobel Prize in Physics for their work with radioactivity.

Which of these events happened first?

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World War I. It occurred in 1914 with a lot of advancement in technology.

 

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