On This Day Trivia Quiz – 18 February

Test your knowledge, and/or learn some interesting facts about events that have happened on 18 February.

1. Who became Prince of Wales on 18 February 1503?

2. Which novel by John Bunyan was first published on 18 February 1678?

3. Whose troops occupied Inverness on 18 February 1745?

4. Which novel by Mark Twain was first published 18 February 1885?

5. Which Italian sportscar manufacturer and racer was born on 18 February 1898?

6. Which British politician made his maiden speech in the House of Commons 18 February 1901?

7. Which opera premiered in Monte Carlo on 18 February 1902?

8. Which country became a constitutional monarchy on 18 February 1951?

9. Born on 18 February 1952, which singer is famous for performances of Queen of Hearts (1981) and Angel of the Morning (1981)?

10. Born on 18 February 1954, which actor starred in Saturday Night Fever (1977), Grease (1978) and Pulp Fiction (1994)

11. Which Italian satellite was launched by NASA on 18 February 1974?

12. Which rock band performed their first concert in Madison Square Garden on 18 February 1977?

13. What fell on the Sahara Desert on 18 February 1979?

14. Which Italian tenor made his operatic debut in La Boheme on 18 February 1998?

15. Whose memoirs were purchased by the Bibliotheque Nationale du France for €7 million on 18 February 2010?



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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