On This Day Trivia Quiz – 21 March

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

1. Who is the patron saint of speleogists (cave explorers)? His feast day is celebrated each year on 21 March.

2. Who discovered Kangaroo Island on 21 March 1802?

3. Which US journalist began his expedition to Africa 21 March 1871?

4. Born on 21 March 1904, which confectionery maker invented M&Ms?

5. Which country was called Persia until 21 March 1935?

6. Born on 21 March 1946, which actor played the 4th James Bond in The Living Daylights (1987)?

7. Born on 21 March 1958, which actor won an Oscar for his performance as Sir Winston Churchill in the movie Darkest Hour (2017)?

8. Which pop group performed for the first time at the Cavern Club in Liverpool on 21 March 1961?

9. Which US prison closed on 21 March 1963?

10. Which magazine recalled every copy for its 21 March 1983 issue, because of a typographical error on the front cover?


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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