Stamp on History

The first modern adhesive backed postage stamp was issued in 1840 in the UK and featured Queen Victoria. By what name is this stamp called? Answer: Penny Black

Classy Cocktail Hour

Traditionally made with rye whiskey, sweet vermouth, and bitters, what cocktail was first concocted in New York City in the 1870s, purportedly for a banquet hosted by Lady Randolph Spencer-Churchill? …

Celebrate Your Labors

In what year, did the US Congress pass an act officially making Labor Day a federal holiday on the first Monday in September? Answer: 1894

Unnecessary Roughness

Who is the only former U.S. President to survive being shot in an assassination attempt after he was out of office? Answer: Theodore Roosevelt

Early Voting Rights

First as a territory in 1869 and then automatically when it became the 44th state in 1890, which U.S. state was the first to grant women the right to vote? …

Heading For Freedom

Which monarch, who died by guillotine on January 21st, 1793 as a result of the French Revolution, was the last king of France? Answer: Louis XVI

Historical Whack-A-Mole

The assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria is considered one of the chief catalysts to the start of World War I. The assassination brought Austria-Hungary to declare war against …

Grounds for War

The sinking of what British cruise liner on May 7th, 1915 by a German U-boat was a significant catalyst in turning US public opinion toward entering World War One? Answer: …