On This Day Trivia Quiz – 3 March

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

1. What became the 27th state of the Union on 3 March 1845?

2. Born on 3 March 1847, who was the inventor of the telephone?

3. Which sport was played for the first time, in Montreal on 3 March 1875?

4. Who composed the opera Carmen?  It premiered in Paris on 3 March 1875.

5. Which hormone was discovered by Toronto doctors Banting and Best on 3 March 1921?

6. Which US monument was dedicated on 3 March 1931?

7. Which gangster broke out of gaol on 3 March 1934, using a wooden pistol?

8. Which rock group formed on 3 March 1966?  Neil Young was a member.

9. Which US drama series, starring Bruce Willis and Cybill Shepherd premiered on 3 March 1985?

10. Famous for developing the oral polio vaccine, which microbiologist died on 3 March 1993?


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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