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US-sponsored forces begin an unsuccessful invasion to retake this island nation at the Bay of Pigs.
1961
Cuba
92.1%
Jamaica
1.5%
Haiti
2.1%
Barbados
1.3%
This fantasy TV series, based on the novels by George R.R. Martin, premieres on HBO.
2011
Game of Thrones
90.4%
Once Upon a Time
1.7%
Westworld
3.3%
Carnivàle
0.9%
This Founding Father, who served as the first US Ambassador to France as well as the first Postmaster General, dies in Philadelphia aged 84.
1790
Benjamin Franklin
81.6%
John Jay
4.1%
Alexander Hamilton
8.6%
Patrick Henry
4.8%
This author and renowned astronomer is awarded the Pulitzer Prize for General Nonfiction for their book, 'The Dragons of Eden: Speculations on the Evolution of Human Intelligence'.
1978
Carl Sagan
76.1%
Ray Bradbury
11.2%
Steven Soter
5.6%
Lynn Margulis
3.6%
This explorer signs the Capitulations of Santa Fe with the Spanish crown, in effect promoting himself to the position of 'Admiral of the Ocean' in exchange for Spanish claims toward any newly discovered lands.
1492
Christopher Columbus
75.8%
Vasco da Gama
11.6%
Marco Polo
5.5%
Francisco Pizarro
7%
This NFL quarterback turned commentator, who led the Cincinnati Bengals to a loss against the 49ers in Super Bowl XXIII, is born.
1961
Boomer Esiason
55.9%
Steve Young
16.6%
Bernie Kosar
10.1%
Vinny Testaverde
14.7%
The First Sino-Japanese War officially ends when this Chinese empire surrenders most of the Korean peninsula to Japan.
1895
Qing
39.7%
Ming
36.9%
Yuan
14.1%
Song
7.4%
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