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This US president dies of pneumonia after only 31 days in office.
1841
William Henry Harrison
73.7%
Millard Fillmore
9.1%
James K. Polk
8.5%
Franklin Pierce
6.5%
This American poet and author, also known for her work as a journalist in Egypt and South Africa, is born.
1928
Maya Angelou
68.8%
Rosa Parks
1.5%
Nikki Giovanni
5.2%
Gwendolyn Brooks
20.6%
This English explorer is knighted by Elizabeth I for completing the second circumnavigation of the globe.
1581
Francis Drake
60.8%
James Cook
17.6%
Walter Raleigh
18%
Henry Hudson
3.5%
The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) is established by the United States and 11 other nations. Which of the following was not a founding member nation?
1949
Germany
50.5%
Canada
13.2%
France
3.5%
Luxembourg
27.8%
This New York skyscraper, the tallest in the world at the time, is officially opened.
1973
1 World Trade Center
49.7%
Empire State Building
32.6%
Chrysler Building
7.1%
Sears Tower
5.2%
Georges Cuvier delivers the first lecture in this scientific field, the name of which comes from Greek words for 'ancient' and 'being'.
1796
Paleontology
37.3%
Archeology
36.3%
Anthropology
24.2%
Neontology
1.1%
Bill Gates and Paul Allen found Microsoft in this US city.
1975
Albuquerque
10.9%
Seattle
62.2%
San Francisco
12.9%
San Jose
8.3%
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