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"There is nothing new in the world except the history you do not know," said President Harry S. Truman. You may not know all the history made at trade shows and world's fairs, but once you finish matching the event descriptions with their show names in this month's quiz, you might be astonished to learn history is made as often on the show floor as it on the battlefield or in the streets. By Charles Pappas

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World's fairs have been the stage for marvels and terrors, including President William McKinley's assassination by an anarchist at the 1901 __________ in Buffalo, NY.

The Million-Cup Teapot was part of the national Pure Food movement's exhibit at the __________ in 1907, where healthy eating was exemplified by Quaker Oats oatmeal and Jell-O gelatin.

Visionary engineer Buckminster Fuller designed a 100-foot-diameter, 35-foot-tall geodesic dome for the 1956 __________ in Kabul, Afghanistan.

In 1953, General Motors Corp. wheeled out the very first Corvette concept car at the ______________ in New York's Waldorf Astoria Hotel.

Encompassing 50 acres, the 1950 _____________ in Osaka, Japan, displayed large-scale models of New York's skyline, Abraham Lincoln's log-cabin birthplace, and the Liberty Bell.

When the Las Vegas Convention Center opened in 1959, its inaugural show was the __________ expo, where exhibitors displayed products from rubber planes to space helmets.

Built for the 1930 __________ in London, a 7-foot-tall mechanical bird helped propel chicken consumption to record levels.

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