Supporting Amateur Radio Emergency Communications

Archive for February, 2012

Trivia Question 2/23/12 – Dial 911

Call 911Happy Birthday to 9-1-1.  Although we’re a few days late, because the very first 9-1-1 call was made on February 16th.

QUESTION:

In what year was the first 9-1-1 emergency call made?

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Trivia Question 2/16/12 – King Tut

King TutOn this date in history… English archaeologist and Egyptologist Howard Carter unsealed the nearly intact tomb of Egyptian pharaoh Tutankhamun.

QUESTION:

In what year was King Tut’s burial Tomb uncovered?

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Trivia Question 2/9/12 – Games

William G. MorganQUESTION:

What popular game was created by William G. Morgan on February 9, 1895?

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Trivia Question 2/2/12 – Groundhog Day

GroundhogToday is Groundhog Day.  At Gobbler’s Knob, Punxsutawney Phil got up, poked his head out of his burrow and saw his shadow meaning that we’re in for six more weeks of winter.

QUESTION:

In what year did the first official Groundhog Day celebration take place at Gobbler’s Knob in Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania?

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