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 Tuesday, January 01, 2013

2013 anniversary quiz
Here are 20 events celebrating an anniversary in 2013. How many can you identify?
All the answers are now in the comments box (and clickable).
a) opened Jan 1863 (150 years): departing Bishop's Road
b) published Jan 1813 (200 years): Elizabeth meets Fitzwilliam
c) died Feb 2003 (10 years): seven from STS-107
d) born Mar 1813 (200 years): an explorer, I presume
e) acceded Mar 1413 (600 years): victor at Agincourt
f) launched Apr 1973 (40 years): started at 10%, now double
g) born Apr 1938 (75 years): appeared in Action #1
h) born May 1813 (200 years): lord of The Ring
i) died Jun 1913 (100 years): stepping out in Derby
j) patented Jun 1938 (75 years): its reservoir works upside-down
k) taken Aug 1963 (50 years): £2,631,684 at Sears Crossing
l) spoken Aug 1963 (50 years): "one day this nation will rise up"
m) fought Sep 1513 (500 years): we'll hae nae mair lilting
n) opened Sep 1613 (400 years): from New Gauge to Islington
o) born Oct 1813 (200 years): fascinated with Aida
p) founded Oct 1863 (150 years): Civil Service, Crusaders (& 9 others)
q) born Nov 1913 (100 years): the Young Person's Guide
r) died Nov 1963 (50 years): from the School Book Depository
s) launched Nov 1963 (50 years): at 76 Totter's Lane
t) launched Dec 1913 (100 years): the first one down

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