On This Day Trivia Quiz – 3 April

Test your knowledge, and/or learn some interesting facts about events that have happened on 3 April.

1. Which American outlaw was shot and killed by a member of his own gang on 3 April 1882?  This was in order to claim the $10,000 reward being offered for his capture.

2. Born on 3 April 1893, which actor played the title role in The Scarlet Pimpernel (1936) and Ashley Wilkes in Gone With The Wind (1939)?  His plane was shot down over the Bay of Biscay in June 1943 by the Nazis because they believed that Winston Churchill was on board.

3. Which composer (one of the three B’s in music) died on 3 April 1897?

4. Which British suffragette was sentenced to three years gaol on 3 April 1913?

5. Born on 3 April 1924, which actor won an Oscar for his performance in On The Waterfront (1954)?

6. Which British anthropologist and leading authority on the behaviour of chimpanzees was born on 3 April 1934?

7. Who wrote the play Endgame?  It premiered in London on 3 April 1957?

8. What type of phone call was made for the first time on 3 April 1973?

9. Which chess champion was stripped of his world title when he refused to defend it on 3 April 1975?

10. Which magician duo’s Refrigerator Tour opened in New York City
on 3 April 1991?


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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