On This Day: April 18th Quiz Stats

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As British troops advance towards the American colony of Massachusetts, this man and other riders warn the countryside of the troop movements.
1775
Paul Revere
91.7%
Samuel Adams
3.7%
Patrick Henry
2.4%
Thomas Paine
2.1%
An earthquake with an estimated magnitude of 7.8 destroys much of this California city.
1906
San Francisco
90.6%
San Diego
2.1%
Sacramento
2.1%
Los Angeles
4.6%
This red-haired American producer, screenwriter, and talk show host, is born.
1963
Conan O'Brien
88.2%
David Letterman
4.5%
Craig Ferguson
3.1%
Regis Philbin
1.8%
This American baseball stadium, known as ‘The House that Ruth Built’, officially opens.
1923
Yankee Stadium
85.5%
Fenway Park
6.3%
Ebbets Field
1.5%
Wrigley Field
5.4%
This nation, formerly the British Colony of Rhodesia, gains its independence.
1980
Zimbabwe
78.2%
Angola
7.8%
Chad
5.5%
Senegal
5.9%
The United States launches Operation Praying Mantis against ______ naval forces in the largest naval battle since World War II.
1988
Iranian
42.3%
Iraqi
40.6%
Turkish
7%
Chinese
7.5%
This country leaves the British Commonwealth and becomes its own republic.
1949
Ireland
33.5%
India
52.7%
Bahrain
1.8%
Jamaica
10.3%

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