Test your students’ knowledge of the notable events covered in findingDulcinea’s “On This Day” column this week with Quiztory. It makes a fun extra credit assignment.
1. Why did the Iraqi army take the passengers of British Airways Flight 149 as hostages in 1990?
2. Why were Michael Schwerner, Andrew Goodman and James Chaney, civil rights workers in Mississippi, arrested on June 21, 1964?
3. What did The New York Times call “a victory for organized labor” in 1993?
4. Which Supreme Court case ruled that an income tax was unconstitutional?
5. What was the nickname for the bomb dropped on Nagasaki?
What’s Coming Up?
Next week, “On This Day” will examine the discovery of Machu Picchu, the Air France Concorde crash, the first prosecuted computer hacker and the explosion at Atlanta’s Olympic Park. We’ll also take a look at the Empire State Building airplane crash, the USS Forrestal fire and the adoption of “In God We Trust” as the motto of the United States.
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