On This Day: April 17th Quiz Stats

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US-sponsored forces begin an unsuccessful invasion to retake this island nation at the Bay of Pigs.
1961
Cuba
94.1%
Jamaica
1.2%
Haiti
1.6%
Barbados
0.9%
This fantasy TV series, based on the novels by George R.R. Martin, premieres on HBO.
2011
Game of Thrones
91.8%
Once Upon a Time
1.7%
Westworld
3.1%
Carnivàle
0.7%
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
83.4%
John Jay
3.9%
Alexander Hamilton
7.9%
Patrick Henry
4.3%
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
78.6%
Ray Bradbury
10.5%
Steven Soter
5.2%
Lynn Margulis
3.2%
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
75.7%
Vasco da Gama
12.1%
Marco Polo
5.4%
Francisco Pizarro
6.7%
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
60.2%
Steve Young
15.1%
Bernie Kosar
9%
Vinny Testaverde
13.7%
The First Sino-Japanese War officially ends when this Chinese empire surrenders most of the Korean peninsula to Japan.
1895
Qing
38.4%
Ming
38.3%
Yuan
15%
Song
7%

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