On This Day: April 8th II Quiz Stats

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This famous ancient Greek statue, well-known for its missing arms, is discovered on a Greek island in the Aegean Sea.
1820
Venus de Milo
85.8%
Discobolus
1.8%
David
10.8%
Diana of Gabii
1.6%
This former First Lady of the United States, who founded a substance abuse clinic and was known for her political activism and candid opinions, is born.
1918
Betty Ford
82.3%
Rosalynn Carter
3.8%
Pat Nixon
3.5%
Lady Bird Johnson
6.9%
France and this nation sign the Entente Cordiale, marking the end of nearly a thousand years of intermittent conflict between the two states and their predecessors.
1904
United Kingdom
59.4%
Germany
11.3%
Spain
18%
Belgium
9.9%
This man manages his first game with the Cleveland Indians, becoming baseball’s first African American manager.
1975
Frank Robinson
54.4%
Hank Aaron
13.4%
Willie Mays
16.6%
Eddie Murray
9.7%
Citing the need to maintain a supply of steel for munitions for the war in Korea, this US President calls for the seizure of all domestic steel mills to prevent a nationwide strike.
1952
Harry S. Truman
44.7%
Franklin D. Roosevelt
5.7%
Dwight D. Eisenhower
42.4%
John F. Kennedy
2.1%
This Amendment to the United States Constitution, which requires the direct election of Senators, becomes law.
1913
17th
41.3%
14th
24.9%
20th
17.6%
23rd
13.6%
A team of experts, led by this pioneering computer scientist and US Navy rear admiral, meet to discuss the creation of what would become COBOL, an early programming language still in use today.
1959
Grace Hopper
35%
Sally Ride
6.3%
Ada Lovelace
32.1%
Rosalind Franklin
20.9%

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