On This Day Trivia Quiz – 6 June

Test your knowledge, and/or learn some interesting facts about events that have happened on 6 June

1. Which Scandinavian country celebrates is national day on 6 June?

2. Which (Christian) organisation was founded by George Williams on
6 June 1844?

3. Which electric household appliance was patented by Henry W. Selley on
6 June 1882?

4. In which US city did an elevated railroad open on 6 June 1892?

5. Which body of water were Frank Samuelson and George Harbo attempting to cross in a rowboat, when they left New York on 6 June 1896?  Their successful feat took 55 days, and their record would hold for 114 years!

6. Which Alaskan volcano erupted on 6 June 1912?  It was the largest volcanic eruption to take place during the 20th century.

7. Which automobile manufacturing company was founded on 6 June 1925?

8. Which pop group first met their producer George Martin and recorded Besame Mucho, with Pete Best on drums on 6 June 1962?

9. Which English horse race was run for the 200th time on 6 June 1979?

10. In which Australian state was a bottle found containing a message dated
9 June 1910 on 6 June 1983?

11. What was the title of the 13th James Bond movie?  It premiered
(in London) on 6 June 1983.

12. Which video game was first released in the Soviet Union by Alexey Pajitnov on 6 June 1984?

13. Which movie starring Matt Damon was released on 6 June 2002?

14. Which tennis player won their 3rd French Open title and 20th single Grand Slam on 6 June 2015?


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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