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The American Civil War begins with Confederate forces firing on Fort ______, in the harbor of Charleston, South Carolina.
1861
Sumter
87.5%
Monroe
5.2%
Stevens
3.5%
Davidson
3.6%
This American author, who wrote ‘The Hunt for Red October’, is born.
1947
Tom Clancy
82.1%
J.D. Salinger
4.9%
David Foster Wallace
3.5%
Michael Crichton
7.5%
______ becomes the first human to travel into outer space.
1961
Yuri Gagarin
81.7%
Alan Shepard
4.7%
John Glenn
8%
Alexey Leonov
3.1%
US President Franklin D. Roosevelt dies in office, leaving this man as president.
1945
Harry Truman
76.4%
Herbert Hoover
6.6%
Dwight D. Eisenhower
9.2%
Calvin Coolidge
6.2%
The Euro Disney Resort officially opens with its theme park Euro Disneyland. The resort and its park's name are subsequently changed to Disneyland ______.
1992
Paris
69.5%
Europe
18.1%
London
2.1%
EU
7.3%
This American actress, who starred in ‘Romeo + Juliet’, is born.
1979
Claire Danes
68.8%
Scarlett Johansson
10.5%
Natalie Portman
14.3%
Amy Adams
3.7%
This state adopts the Halifax Resolves, the first official action in the American Colonies calling for independence from Great Britain.
1776
North Carolina
16%
Delaware
23.9%
Pennsylvania
14.8%
Massachusetts
45.2%

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