Trivia Challenge – October

AnswerHarry Houdini

Thursday – He died 7 days later at the age of 52.

Wednesday – His last performance took place on this day in 1926 at Garrick Theatre in Detroit. He performed in great pain and reportedly passed out during the show.

Tuesday – He was a famous magician and escape artist.

Monday – This man was born in 1874 in Budapest.

Trivia Challenge – September

AnswerNew Zealand

Thursday – A Māori culture was established here by the Polynesians between 1250-1300.

Wednesday – On this date in 1893, this country became the first to grant women the right to vote.

Tuesday – It has two main land masses – North Island and South Island.

Monday – This is a sovereign island country.

Trivia Challenge – May

AnswerBetty White

Thursday – On this date in 2010 she hosted SNL thanks to a push by fans on FB. She won an Emmy for her appearance.

Wednesday – In her early “golden” years she played quite the “rose” of a character.

Tuesday – She was one of the first women to have control both in front of and behind the camera and is recognized as the first woman to produce a sitcom.

Monday – This actress was born in 1922 and is now 96 years old. She has the longest television career of a female entertainer.

Trivia Challenge – April

AnswerWilliam Shakespeare

Thursday – He is credited with writing 37 plays.

Wednesday – He was 18 when he married Anne Hathaway.

Tuesday – He invented over 1,700 of our common words.

Monday – This man would presumably be 454 years old today (if his baptism, which was recorded, took place 3 days after his birth).