On This Day: April 12th II Quiz Stats

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The ______ vaccine, developed by Dr. Jonas Salk, is declared safe and effective.
1955
Polio
94.7%
Influenza
1.7%
Cholera
0.9%
Malaria
1.4%
The US Auto-Lite strike begins, culminating in a five-day melee between ______ National Guard troops and 6,000 picketers, sometimes referred to as the ‘Battle of Toledo’.
1934
Ohio
83.4%
Washington
2.3%
Texas
10.6%
Florida
3%
Samuel Doe takes control of this African country in a coup d'état, ending over 130 years of rule by the descendants of free-born and formerly enslaved African Americans.
1980
Liberia
71%
Angola
10.2%
Kenya
12.3%
Tunisia
4.6%
This American-born Irish actress, a three-time Academy Award nominee known for films like ‘Lady Bird’, is born.
1994
Saoirse Ronan
59.3%
Rooney Mara
14.8%
Juno Temple
2.9%
Jennifer Lawrence
21.1%
In a civil lawsuit, ______ is cited for contempt of court for giving ‘intentionally false statements’. He is later fined and disbarred.
1999
Bill Clinton
57.2%
Al Gore
5.4%
George W. Bush
2.2%
Newt Gingrich
32.9%
Known as the Shanghai massacre, this Chinese leader orders the execution of the Communist Party of China members.
1927
Chiang Kai-shek
51%
Mao Zedong
36.5%
Deng Xiaoping
7.9%
Zhu De
4.3%
The United Kingdom annexes the South African Republic, sometimes called the ______.
1877
Transvaal
50.3%
Rhodesia
28.8%
Nyasaland
13.5%
Matabeleland
7.3%

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