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
91.4%
Hairspray
2.4%
Wicked
1.2%
Chicago
3.2%
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
6.9%
North Macedonia
2.4%
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
81.1%
São Paulo
15.5%
Salvador
1.8%
Campinas
0.5%
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
63.9%
Upton Sinclair
8.3%
Henry David Thoreau
21.7%
W. E. B. Du Bois
6%
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
62.1%
Panama
13.7%
Cuba
12.3%
Colombia
10.9%
Polish astronomer Alexander Wolszczan announces the discovery of the first ______, celestial bodies orbiting a star outside our solar system.
1994
exoplanets
53.2%
black holes
8.2%
dwarf planets
31.3%
super-Earths
5.1%
Rollie Fingers of the Milwaukee Brewers becomes the first pitcher to record 300 ______.
1982
Saves
49.8%
Wins
29.1%
Losses
3.6%
Walks
15.5%

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