Answer – Harry 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.
Answer – New 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.
Answer – Betty 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.
Answer – William 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).
Answer – Peace Corps
Thursday – The program was established by Executive Order 10924, issued by President John F. Kennedy on March 1, 1961.
Wednesday – Nearly 220,000 Americans have served in 141 countries through this organization.
Tuesday – Its purpose is to promote world peace and friendship.
Monday – This week’s answer is a government organization.
Answer – Black Panther or T’Challa
Thursday – A movie about me comes to theaters tomorrow in the U.S.
Wednesday – The country of my birth is the only source of a metal called vibranium.
Tuesday – My father’s unexpected death made me king many years before I anticipated taking on that role.
Monday – I am a fictional character.
Answer– Louis Braille
Thursday – At the age of 15 he created his own system of reading for the blind that is still used today.
Wednesday – Uncommon for that era, his parents made many efforts to raise him in a normal fashion.
Tuesday – He was blinded in both eyes as the result of an early childhood accident.
Monday – This French man was born in 1809 and died in 1852.
Answer – Bethlehem
Thursday – She also commissioned the building of its great Church of the Nativity in 327.
Wednesday – Empress Helena, mother of Constantine the Great, promoted its rebuilding.
Tuesday – This city was destroyed during the second-century Bar Kokhba revolt.
Monday – This is a city whose name in Arabic means House of Meat.
Answer – Lydia Maria Child
Thursday – She is best known for writing a poem about visiting her grandfather’s house in 1845. It was called “The New-England Boy’s Song about Thanksgiving Day.”
Wednesday – She loved to visit her grandfather’s house.
Tuesday – She was born in 1802 and died at the age of 78.
Monday – This woman was an activist who fought for the rights of slaves, women, and Native Americans.
Answer – Sydney Opera House
Thursday – After 15 years of construction, this building was opened and dedicated by Queen Elizabeth II on tomorrow’s date in 1973.
Wednesday – Its different roofs look like ships’ sails in the harbor.
Tuesday – It is built on the Nennelong Point in Sydney, Australia.
Monday – This building is the most famous work of Danish architect, Jørn Utzon.