On This Day Trivia Quiz – 21 February

Test your knowledge, and/or learn some interesting facts about events that have happened on 21 February.

1. Which pamphlet was published by Karl Marx and Frederich Engels on 21 February 1848?

2.Who succeeded William Gladstone as British Prime Minister on 21 February 1874?

3. Who installed the first burglar alarm in Boston on 21 February 1858?

4. Which poet, famous for writing Funeral Blues (Stop All the Clocks) (1936?) was born on 21 February 1907?

5. Which magazine published its first edition on 21 February 1925?

6. Which actress, famous for her role in the TV series Cagney & Lacey (1981) and Judging Amy (1999) was born on 21 February 1946?

7. Which motor racing association was founded by Bill France Sr. on 21 February 1948?

8. Who was the first US President to visit China on 21 February 1972?

9. What scientific discovery was made by molecular biologists Francis Crick and James Watson on 21 February 1952?

10. Who won the BAFTA for Best Director (The Hurt Locker (2008)) on 21 February 2010?

11. Which world leader met the Dalai Lama on 21 February 2014?

12. Which former Beatle’s lock of hair sold at auction for $35,000 on 21 February 2016?



Note: This trivia quiz is a work in progress.  Whenever we find clues that are applicable to this date, we will add them.

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