Daily Quiz #3508
Which comic strip created by Rudolph Dirks that first appeared in 1897 in the "American Humorist", the Sunday supplement of the New York Journal, is still distributed, making it the oldest comic strip still in syndication?
Who was the first British monarch to make a nationwide Christmas broadcast?
What is the national government body for scientific research in Australia that was founded in 1926 as the "Advisory Council of Science and Industry"?
In musical notation, what word means "lower in pitch by a semitone"?
Which Dick eventually had a flop in his sport in the 1960s?
When Charles I was beheaded, and contrary to custom, the words "Behold the head of a traitor!" were not said when his head was held up and exhibited to the crowd. Revolutionary leader Oliver Cromwell ordered what else to occur that was unusual after such a beheading?
When Joseph Priestley isolated "dephlogisticated air" in 1774, what did he see as the phlogiston which he had removed from the air?