On This Day Trivia Quiz – 14 April

Test your knowledge, and/or learn some interesting facts about events that have happened on 14 April.

1. Who is the patron saint of philosophers?  His feast day is celebrated on 14 April each year.

2. Which German composer wrote The Arrival of the Queen of Sheba (1749)? He died on 14 April 1759.

3. Born on 14 April 1866, which American educator became Helen Keller’s teacher and companion in 1887?

4. Which reference book was registered for publication (in the US) on 14 April 1868?

5. Born on 14 April 1925, which actor appeaed in Oklahoma (1955), In the Heat of the Night (1967) and The Amityville Horror (1979)

6. Which automobile premiered in the Swedish city of Gothenberg on 14 April 1927?

7. Which American record company was founded by Berry Gordy on 14 April 1960?

8. Which religious leader was elected Anglican Archbishop of Capetown 14 April 1986?

9. Which Australian city was struck by a severe hailstorm on 14 April 1999? It caused $1.7 billion worth of insured damages, making it the mostly costly natural disaster in Australian history.

10. Which golfer won the US Masters on 14 April 2002 for the second consecutive year, making him the third player to do so?


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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