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The Sunday Quiz: Today in history
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Photo: Garment workers listen to the funeral of Martin Luther King on the radio, by Kheel Center, Cornell University, via Wikimedia Commons (CC BY 2.0).
Today in 2002, the funeral of Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother took place. How old was she when she died?
Which king of England was crowned today in 1413?
Today in 1865, General Robert E Lee and his troops surrendered, marking the official end of which war?
And today in 1940, Germany invaded which two countries?
The funeral of which American took place today in 1968?
The statue of Saddam Hussein in Baghdad was toppled today in which year?
Today in 2005, Prince Charles married Camilla Parker-Bowles. Where did the ceremony take place?
Today in 1983, Shirley MacLaine picked up an Oscar for her role in which film?
Today in 1992, the Conservatives won the UK General Election. Who was leader of the Labour party at the time?
And finally, today in 1806, engineer Isambard Kingdom Brunel was born, in which British city?