On This Day: August 16th Quiz Stats

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This first issue of this sporting magazine is published.
1954
Sports Illustrated
93.7%
The Sporting News
2.3%
Sports Weekly
2.6%
Inside Sports
0.5%
Skookum Jim Mason, George Carmack, and Dawson Charlie discover gold in a tributary of a Canadian river, setting off the ______ Gold Rush.
1896
Klondike
86%
Vancouver
7.6%
Edmonton
2.6%
Saskatchewan
3.7%
This man is discharged from The Beatles. He is replaced two days later by Ringo Starr.
1962
Pete Best
79.3%
Stuart Sutcliffe
6.6%
Brian Epstein
5.7%
George Martin
6.7%
This American singer-songwriter, who won Grammy Awards for her albums ‘Ray of Light’ and ‘Confessions on a Dance Floor’, is born.
1958
Madonna
65.6%
Kylie Minogue
7%
Cyndi Lauper
14.7%
Bonnie Tyler
11.4%
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
55.6%
St. Louis
24.7%
Chicago
11.4%
Seattle
7.8%
This island country in the eastern Mediterranean gains its independence from the United Kingdom.
1960
Cyprus
51.8%
Malta
38.7%
Crete
6.2%
Cabo Verde
1.6%
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
37.9%
Black Panthers
10.5%
Soviet Union
41.1%
Cuban Government
8.3%

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