On This Day: August 18th II Quiz Stats

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The Great Thessaloniki Fire in ______ destroys 32% of the city, leaving 70,000 individuals homeless.
1917
Greece
87.5%
Cyprus
5.9%
Turkey
5.7%
Libya
0.8%
Part of the Battle of ______, ‘The Hardest Day’ air battle begins, becoming the largest aerial engagement in history to that point.
1940
Britain
81.6%
France
6.5%
Poland
3.5%
Belgium
7.4%
This iconic American actor, director, and businessman, the founder of the Sundance Film Festival, is born.
1936
Robert Redford
76.7%
Paul Newman
13.5%
Clint Eastwood
7.9%
Sam Elliott
1.8%
Pervez Musharraf, the President of this Asian nation, resigns under the threat of impeachment.
2008
Pakistan
66.9%
Afghanistan
19.3%
South Korea
5.7%
Mongolia
6.7%
Following the country’s declaration of independence the previous day, Sukarno takes office as the first President of ______.
1945
Indonesia
66.3%
Malaysia
10%
Vietnam
8.3%
Taiwan
14.3%
This player for the Kansas City Royals raises his batting average (BA) to .404, ultimately finishing the season with the highest BA since 1941.
1980
George Brett
57.8%
Mike Schmidt
10.7%
Tony Gwynn
8.7%
Wade Boggs
21.5%
President Franklin D. Roosevelt dedicates the Thousand Islands Bridge, connecting New York to Ontario over the ______ River.
1938
Saint Lawrence
57.8%
Hudson
36.8%
Ohio
2.5%
Susquehanna
2.4%

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