On This Day: April 2nd Quiz Stats

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Conquistador Juan Ponce de León leads the first successful European expedition to this US state.
1513
Florida
83.9%
Louisiana
8%
Texas
5.9%
Mississippi
2.1%
Pope John Paul II, the first pope from this Central European country, dies.
2005
Poland
83.8%
Austria
5.2%
Hungary
4%
Czechia
3%
This South American country occupies the Falkland Islands, triggering a war with the United Kingdom.
1982
Argentina
82.3%
Chile
5%
Brazil
5.3%
Uruguay
3.5%
'2001: A Space Odyssey,' directed by this auteur, premieres at the Uptown Theater in Washington, D.C.
1968
Stanley Kubrick
79.2%
Martin Scorsese
5.5%
Roman Polanski
4.7%
Francis Ford Coppola
6.9%
Hans Christian Andersen, author of this Disney-adapted fairy tale, is born in Denmark.
1805
The Little Mermaid
73.3%
Cinderella
5.6%
Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs
10.5%
Sleeping Beauty
9.1%
In the Battle of Copenhagen, the British naval fleet is commanded by this Vice Admiral.
1801
Horatio Nelson
70.9%
Francis Drake
15%
John Jervis
3.2%
James Cook
10.2%
Ras Tafari Makonnen, a messianic figure in the Rastafari movement, becomes emperor of this African nation.
1930
Ethiopia
63.5%
Eritrea
6%
Somalia
9.4%
Kenya
18.3%

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