On This Day: April 21st II Quiz Stats

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This musical, known for songs like ‘Tomorrow’ and ‘It's the Hard Knock Life’, opens on Broadway, where it runs for nearly 6 years.
1977
Annie
92%
Hairspray
2.3%
Wicked
1.2%
Chicago
2.9%
A few days before the general election in ______, Colonel George Papadopoulos leads a coup d'état, establishing a military regime that lasts for seven years.
1967
Greece
86.9%
Cyprus
7%
Macedonia
2.3%
Bulgaria
2.1%
This city is officially inaugurated as the capital of Brazil, and powers are simultaneously transferred from the old capital, Rio de Janeiro.
1960
Brasília
80.8%
São Paulo
16%
Salvador
1.8%
Campinas
0.4%
This Scottish-American environmentalist and author, a co-founder of the Sierra Club and an early advocate for the preservation of wilderness in the United States, is born.
1838
John Muir
64.3%
Upton Sinclair
8.1%
Henry David Thoreau
21.7%
W. E. B. Du Bois
5.8%
Known as the Ypiranga incident, a German arms shipment to ______, which was in the midst of a civil war, is illegally intercepted by the US Navy near Veracruz.
1914
Mexico
62%
Panama
13.9%
Cuba
12.2%
Colombia
11.1%
Polish astronomer Alexander Wolszczan announces the discovery of the first ______, celestial bodies orbiting a star outside our solar system.
1994
exoplanets
53%
black holes
7.8%
dwarf planets
32%
super-Earths
5.1%
Rollie Fingers of the Milwaukee Brewers becomes the first pitcher to record 300 ______.
1982
Saves
49.5%
Wins
29.6%
Losses
3.5%
Walks
15.4%

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