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This first issue of this sporting magazine is published.
1954
Sports Illustrated
90.4%
The Sporting News
2.9%
Sports Weekly
3.8%
Inside Sports
0.8%
Skookum Jim Mason, George Carmack, and Dawson Charlie discover gold in a tributary of a Canadian river, setting off the ______ Gold Rush.
1896
Klondike
84.9%
Vancouver
7.6%
Edmonton
3.2%
Saskatchewan
4.3%
This man is discharged from The Beatles. He is replaced two days later by Ringo Starr.
1962
Pete Best
74.5%
Stuart Sutcliffe
7.9%
Brian Epstein
6.3%
George Martin
7.9%
This American singer-songwriter, who won Grammy Awards for her albums ‘Ray of Light’ and ‘Confessions on a Dance Floor’, is born.
1958
Madonna
66.4%
Kylie Minogue
6.5%
Cyndi Lauper
13.5%
Bonnie Tyler
10.8%
The Dole Air Race begins in Oakland, California, with this city being the final destination. Six of the eight participating planes ultimately crash or disappear.
1927
Honolulu
53%
St. Louis
26.5%
Chicago
11.1%
Seattle
7.9%
This island country in the eastern Mediterranean gains its independence from the United Kingdom.
1960
Cyprus
52.5%
Malta
37%
Crete
5.4%
Cabo Verde
2%
The House Un-American Activities Committee begins investigations of Americans who have aided the ______. Anti-war demonstrators disrupt the meeting and 50 people are arrested.
1966
Viet Cong
35.3%
Black Panthers
10.9%
Soviet Union
40.4%
Cuban Government
9.3%

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