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Archive for June, 2012

Trivia Question 6/28/12 – Musical Instruments

Musical InstrumentsQUESTION:

On this date in history… This musical instrument was first patented on June 28, 1846. What musical instrument was it?

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Trivia Question 6/21/12 – 33-1/3 RPM Records

RecordOn this date in history… June 21st, the first 33-1/3 RPM record was released and soon all but replaced 78 RPM records.

QUESTION:

In what year was the 33-1/3 RPM record introduced?

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Trivia Question 6/14/12 – Olympic Sports

Olympic RingsThis sport is one of only four sports that have been included in every Summer Olympic Games since the modern games began in 1896.  This sport was also in the original Olympic Games in ancient Greece.  Famous participants in this sport include Prime Minister Winston Churchill, President Theodore Roosevelt, General George S. Patton, and Singers Neil Diamond, and Jimmy Buffet.

QUESTION:

What sport is it?

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Trivia Question 6/7/12 – Presidential Firsts

BaseballThis week marks the anniversary of when a President of the United States first attended a major league baseball game while in office.

QUESTION:

In what year did this occur?

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