On This Day Trivia Quiz – 9 April

Test your knowledge, and/or learn some interesting facts about events that have happened on 9 April.

1. On 9 April 1800, which substance was suggested as an anaesthetic by English scientist Humphry Davy?

2. Which dancer, born in the South Australian city of Mount Gambier on 9 April 1909 was appointed co-artistic director (with Dame Peggy van Praagh) of the Australian Ballet in 1965?

3. Which Eastern-European country proclaimed its independence on 9 April 1918?

4. Which actor/comedian made his first television appearance on 9 April 1950?

5. Who was the first person to made an honorary US citizen on 9 April 1963?

6. Born on 9 April 1957, which Spanish golfer was inducted into the World Golf Hall of Fame in 1997?

7. Which aircraft made its maiden flight on 9 April 1967?

8. Which movie directed by Alan J. Pakula, based on the book by Carl Bernstein and Bob Woodward was released 9 April 1976?

9. Who became the British Prime Minister on 9 April 1992?

10. Which musical became the highest grossing Broadway show after overtaking The Phantom of the Opera on 9 April 2012?

Solution

Note: This trivia quiz is a work in progress.  Whenever we find clues that are applicable to this date, we will add them.

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