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16 Historical Mistakes Quiz Stats

Quiz Updated Oct 15, 2015

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Titanic - There were only 20 lifeboats for 1,178 people
98.9%
Moon landing - In fact, there are no known original recordings of the event
98.4%
Beatles - The best-selling band in history
98.4%
Alaska - Has many of the United States’ top-producing oil fields
97%
Leaning - The tower now leans at about 3.99 degrees
96.7%
Harry Potter - is the best-selling book series in history
96.3%
Bell - Two years later, they offered $25 million for it, but were turned down
94.3%
Ferdinand - Driver turned onto the street where Princip was sitting at a cafe
90.2%
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California - Fire caused 15 fatalities and costs were $27 million
89.8%
Indies - Columbus never knew he was on an entirely different continent
82.7%
Hindenburg - There were 36 fatalities in the Hindenburg disaster
82%
China - It could have been much more influential than any European power
78.8%
Penicillin - Antibiotics revolutionized medicine in the 20th century
71.6%
Oil - The explosion killed 167 of the 226 men working
66.8%
Turks - captured the capital of the Byzantine Empire in 1453
64.4%
Rommel - German Army lost valuable time because of his absence
44.2%

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