On This Day Trivia Quiz – 4 October

Test your knowledge, and/or learn some interesting facts about events that have happened on 4 October.

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1. Which train departed on its first official journey from Paris to Instanbul on 4 October 1883?

2. Which American monument did Gutzon Borglum begin sculpting on 4 October 1927?

3. Which comic strip by Chester Gould debuted on 4 October 1931?

4. Born on 4 October 1941, who wrote Interview with a Vampire (1976)?

5. Born on 4 Ocober 1946, which actress starred in the movies The Witches of Eastwick (1987) and Thelma and Louise (1991)?

6. Which country confirmed Helmut Kohl as their new Chancellor on 4 October 1982?

7. Which film directed by Bernardo Bertolucci and starring Peter O’Toole premiered at the Tokyo Film Festival on 4 October 1987?

8. Which Australian wicketkeeper overtook countryman Rod Marsh’s world record of 355 Test wickets on 4 October 1998?

9. Which Australian motorcycle racer won the Australian Grand Prix on 4 October 1998?

10. On 4 October 2012, Formula One driver Michael Schumacher announced his retirement.  How many times did he win the Formula One World Championship?


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