On This Day Trivia Quiz – 7 June

Test your knowledge, and/or learn some interesting facts about events that have happened on 7 June.

1. Which Dutch city was founded on 7 June 1340?

2. Which US frontiersman began exploring Bluegrass in the state of Kentucky on 7 June 1769?

3. Born 7 June 1909, which actress became the oldest person to receive an Oscar (at the age of 80) for her role in Driving Miss Daisy (1989)?

A Jessica Tandy |  B Greer Garson | C  Bette Davis |  D Katharine Hepburn

4. Born on 7 June 1917, by what name is singer Dino Crocetti better known?

A Perry Como | B Dean Martin | C Frank Sinatra | D Gene Kelly

5. Who was the first US President to appear on colour television on 7 June 1955?

6. Who wrote the novel Howards End (1910)?  He died on 7 June 1970.

A John Steinbeck |  B George Orwell  |  C  E.M. Forster | D Graham Greene

7. Which song by John Denver hit #1 on 7 June 1975?

8. Who defeated Ivan Lendl in Men’s Singles of the 80th French Open on 7 June 1981?

9. Which Phillippino volcano erupted for the first time on 7 June 1991?



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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