On This Day: August 19th Quiz Stats

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Patriarch Sergius of Moscow issues a controversial Appeal to the Faithful to mend the relationship between the ______ and the Soviet government.
1927
Russian Orthodox Church
86.4%
Russian Catholic Church
7.2%
Russian Baptist Church
1.3%
Church of Russia
3.6%
In Belgrade, Yugoslavia, tens of thousands of Serbians rally to demand the resignation of this man, the President of the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia.
1999
Slobodan Milošević
85.4%
Radovan Karadžić
5.2%
Ratko Mladić
3.7%
Franjo Tuđman
2.9%
The Viet Minh, led by this man, take power in Hanoi, Vietnam as part of the August Revolution.
1945
Ho Chi Minh
83.5%
Ngo Dinh Diem
3.3%
Pol Pot
9.2%
Nguyễn Phú Trọng
2.2%
This French fashion designer, the only fashion designer listed on TIME magazine's list of the 100 most influential people of the 20th century, is born.
1883
Coco Chanel
76.6%
Yves Saint Laurent
12.9%
Christian Dior
9.7%
Marc Jacobs
0.7%
The CIA and MI6 help to overthrow the government of Mohammad Mosaddegh in ______ and reinstate the Shah Mohammad Reza Pahlavi.
1953
Iran
76.6%
Afghanistan
7.1%
Saudi Arabia
10.7%
Qatar
3.1%
The first-ever joint military exercise between China and this neighboring country, called Peace Mission 2005, begins.
2005
Russia
46.3%
Mongolia
23.7%
Kazakhstan
4.1%
India
22.7%
Operation ______ ends, with the last of the United States brigade combat teams crossing the border to Kuwait.
2010
Iraqi Freedom
27.4%
Enduring Freedom
18.4%
Desert Storm
41.9%
Desert Shield
8.9%

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