Fill in the initials (Ditloids) – historical: 10 questions

Fill in the initials referring to historical events in the year given. For example: 1969 – ML would be 1969 – Moon Landing.

  1. 1917 – RR
  2. 44 BC – A of JC
  3. 1911 – RA reaches the SP
  4. 751 – B of T
  5. 1962 – CMC
  6. 1889 – O of ET in P
  7. 1649 – E of C the F
  8. 800 – C crowned HRE by PL the T
  9. 1453 – F of C
  10. 1687 – IN publishes PM

Answers below (scroll down)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  1. 1917 – RR
    A: Russian Revolution
  2. 44 BC – A of JC
    A: Assassination of Julius Caesar
  3. 1911 – RA reaches the SP
    A: Roald Amunsden reaches the South Pole
  4. 751 – B of T
    A: Battle of Talas (read more about this little known battle here)
  5. 1962 – CMC
    A: Cuban Missile Crisis
  6. 1889 – O of the ET in P
    A: Opening of the Eiffel Tower in Paris
  7. 1649 – E of C the F
    A: Execution of Charles the First
  8. 800 – C crowned HRE by PL the T
    A: Charlemagne crowned Holy Roman Emperor by Pope Leo the Third
  9. 1453 – F of C
    A: Fall of Constantinople
  10. 1687 – IN publishes PM
    A: Isaac Newton publishes Principia Mathematica

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