On This Day: August 16th II Quiz Stats

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Spike Lee's documentary ‘When the Levees Broke’, about this hurricane which had struck the Gulf Coast a year before, premieres.
2006
Katrina
94.1%
Andrew
1.9%
Camille
1.3%
Irene
1.4%
This American comedian and actor, who worked on The Daily Show and starred as Michael Scott in The Office, is born.
1962
Steve Carell
93.7%
Ed Helms
2.1%
Rob Corddry
1.5%
Rainn Wilson
1.9%
The political reform party Committee of Union and Progress, better known as the Young Turks, announce plans to guarantee rights to all in this empire, regardless of race and religion.
1908
Ottoman
84.1%
Austro-Hungarian
10.3%
Mughal
2.1%
Abyssinian
2.8%
President James Buchanan and this English monarch exchange greetings to open a new transatlantic telegraph cable (which would stop working a few weeks later).
1858
Victoria
70.6%
Elizabeth I
6.9%
George III
11.7%
Edward VII
10.7%
This soccer player, a five-time Ballon d’Or winner, debuts for Manchester United in the English Premier League at the age of 18.
2003
Cristiano Ronaldo
64.2%
Lionel Messi
27.4%
Neymar
5.1%
Kaká
2.2%
In this industrial city of northwestern England, cavalry charge into protesters seeking parliamentary reform, killing 15 people and injuring hundreds more in the Peterloo Massacre.
1819
Manchester
58.3%
Liverpool
34.3%
London
3.2%
Southampton
4.2%
Seventeen years after independence, freedom fighters from this state, located on part of the island of Hispaniola, take up arms after being recolonized by Spain.
1863
Dominican Republic
53%
Haiti
33.1%
Cuba
11.3%
Jamaica
2.4%

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