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History Quiz

1) When was the first stoplight installed in Franklin Park?


   
A. March 14, 1946
B. June 6, 1957
C. February 25, 1952
D. October 12, 1950

2) When was the Ladies Benevolent Society (Franklin Park Woman’s Club) first
organized?


   

A. October 21, 1897
B. September 30, 1899
C. April 2, 1901
D. May 16, 1898

3) When did paramedic service first begin in Franklin Park?


   
A. May 12, 1969
B. November 17, 1977
C. January 30, 1965
D. November 16, 1974

4)When was the first regular meeting of the Franklin Park Chamber of Commerce?


   
A. September 18, 1946
B. February 28, 1947
C. August 4, 1944
D. March 26, 1949

5)A referendum was passed in what year to create the Franklin Park Park District?


   
A. August 11, 1968
B. July 11, 1964
C. September 20, 1966
D. August 20, 1962

6) When was the first Village election in Franklin Park?


   
A. September 1, 1892
B. August 30, 1893
C. August 27, 1892
D. September 29, 1891

7) When did cable (television) service first begin in Franklin Park?


   
A. November 16, 1980
B. March 4, 1978
C. October 23, 1976
D. February 12, 1981

8) When was the first Blood Drive held in Franklin Park?

   
A. December 15, 1967
B. May 2, 1959
C. April 18, 1972
D. February 2, 1944

9) When did the Big Snow of 1967 hit (23” of snow in 29 hours)?


   
A. December 4, 1967
B. February 3, 1967
C. January 13, 1967

D. January 26, 1967

10) When did the Village-wide recycling program begin?


   
A. August 27, 1978
B. April 6, 1983
C. November 4, 1991
D. May 8, 1976

11) When was dial service (telephone) first begun in Franklin Park?

 


  
A. March 1, 1957
B. November 17, 1953
C. July 30, 1946

D. January 18, 1948

12) William B. McAuliff was elected the first Village constable on what date?


   
A. September 10, 1897
B. August 26, 1899
C. August 3, 1901
D. September 16, 1898



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