On This Day Trivia Quiz – 5 December
Test your knowledge, and/or learn some interesting facts about events that have happened on 5 December.
1. Which French coin was created on 5 December 1360?
2. Which explorer discovered Haiti on 5 December 1492?
3. Which auction house held its first sale in their (permanent) Pall Mall premises on 5 December 1766?
4. Who composed Symphonique Fantastique? It premiered in Paris on
5 December 1830.
5. Which German scientist was granted a visa to enter the US
on 5 December 1932?
6. Who wrote the play Matchmaker? It premiered in NYC on 5 December 1956.
7. Which rock group released the LP Beggar’s Banquet on 5 December 1968?
8. Which movie starring George Clooney, Brad Pitt, Matt Damon and Julia Roberts premiered in California on 5 December 2001?
9. On 5 December 2006, Audrey Hepburn’s little black dress that she wore in the movie Breakfast at Tiffany’s (1961) was auctioned for charity for a record £467,200 at Christie’s auction house in London. Who was the designer?
10. Which online store began operations in Australia on 5 December 2017?
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