On This Day: April 18th II Quiz Stats

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This heroine of France, nicknamed ‘The Maid of Orléans’, is beatified in Rome.
1909
Joan of Arc
89.6%
Marie Antoinette
5.5%
Eleanor of Aquitaine
1.9%
Florence Nightingale
3%
The International Court of Justice, sometimes called the World Court, holds its inaugural meeting at Peace Palace in ______, Netherlands.
1946
The Hague
84.6%
Rotterdam
7.9%
Haarlem
1.3%
Brussels
5.2%
This hockey player, the leading scorer in NHL history, plays his last game as his New York Rangers lose 2-1 to the Pittsburgh Penguins.
1999
Wayne Gretzky
78.1%
Mario Lemieux
7.6%
Gordie Howe
6.5%
Mark Messier
6%
Colonel Gamal Abdel Nasser seizes power in this country and becomes Prime Minister, ultimately forcing President Mohammed Naguib to resign.
1954
Egypt
77.7%
Morocco
5.6%
Tunisia
4.1%
Libya
11.1%
The Pulitzer Prize is awarded to ______ for ‘The Color Purple’.
1983
Alice Walker
60.6%
Toni Morrison
16.3%
Zora Neale Hurston
4.4%
Maya Angelou
16.9%
During World War I, this French pilot, the namesake of a major tennis tournament, is shot down and glides to landing behind German lines.
1915
Roland Garros
60.6%
Louis Blériot
23.8%
Georges Guynemer
7%
Charles Lindbergh
8%
The RMS ______ brings 705 survivors from the RMS Titanic to New York City.
1912
Carpathia
57.8%
Lusitania
19.7%
Mauretania
6.8%
Britannic
15.4%

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