publication date: Sunday, September 6, 2020 (part of Fall 2020)
clue: History remembers this Austria-Hungarian heir for his association with World War I, but he didn't live to see it.
explanation: Ferdinand's assassination sparked the international crisis that became World War I. more…
difficulty: very easy
solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, Samir Mehta, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, Richard Slominsky, Denise Sawicki, and Erik Bates
In the Name of Rock & Roll:
A rock band is a hard thing to name. Some bands turn to history. Others just open the phone book. To celebrate the sixth anniversary of Rock Block, here are seven people who famously inspired the names of rock bands, much like Lynyrd Skynyrd named their band after their despised gym teacher Leonard Skinner. Can you remember the words to all seven of these legendary rock namesakes?