On This Day Trivia Quiz – 5 April

Test your knowledge, and/or learn some interesting facts about events that have happened on 5 April.

1. Who returned to Ireland as a missionary bishop on 5 April 456?

2. Who married Capt. John Rolfe on 5 April 1614?

3. Who discovered Easter Island on 5 April 1722?

4. Born on 5 April 1908, which actress turned down the role of Scarlett O’Hara in Gone With The Wind (1939)?

5. Born on 5 April 1916, which actor won an Oscar for his performance as Atticus Finch in To Kill A Mockingbird (1962)?

6. Famous for creating the Chinese detective Charlie Chan, which author died on 5 April 1933?

7. Born on 5 April 1937, who served as the 65th US Secretary of State from 2001-2005?

8. Which British Prime Minister resigned on 5 April 1955, due to declining health?

9. Who became the first woman to reach the North Pole on 5 April 1971?

10. Which Italian volcano erupted on 5 April 1971?

11. Which guitarist and founding member of the rock band Pearl Jam was born on 5 April 1966?


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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