On This Day: April 27th II Quiz Stats

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In the early stages of the Civil War, President Abraham Lincoln suspends this legal writ, which is typically used to prevent the government from holding people indefinitely without showing cause.
1861
Habeas Corpus
91.2%
Certiorari
2.1%
Coram Nobis
3.6%
Mandamus
2.8%
This capital city falls to German troops, eventually leading to the Axis occupation of Greece.
1941
Athens
86.2%
Istanbul
3.9%
Rome
3.6%
Thessaloniki
5.5%
This civil rights leader and author, the wife of Martin Luther King, Jr., is born.
1927
Coretta Scott King
84.8%
Alberta Williams King
3.3%
Bernice King
4.9%
Yolanda King
6.4%
A democratic general election is held in this country, the first in which citizens of all races are allowed to take part.
1994
South Africa
84.8%
India
4.3%
Russia
5.3%
Afghanistan
4.5%
Amidst the War of 1812, American troops capture York, the predecessor to this Canadian city.
1813
Toronto
69.1%
Vancouver
6.8%
Alberta
4.7%
Ottawa
19.3%
Abdul Hamid II is overthrown, and is succeeded by his brother Mehmed V, the penultimate ______ Sultan.
1909
Ottoman
64%
Iranian
10.9%
Saudi Arabian
22.5%
Lebanese
2.2%
______ authorities remove the Bronze Soldier, a Soviet Red Army war memorial in the capital of Tallinn, amid political controversy with Russia.
2007
Estonian
58.8%
Polish
5.2%
Ukrainian
26.3%
Armenian
8.3%

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