On This Day: August 1st II Quiz Stats

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Eleven mountaineers from international expeditions die on this mountain, the second-highest on Earth, in one of the single worst accidents in mountaineering history.
2008
K2
86.9%
Nanga Parbat
2.4%
Masherbrum
1.4%
Denali
8.2%
The Olympics open in ______ with a ceremony presided over by Adolf Hitler.
1936
Berlin
83.6%
Munich
14.8%
Vienna
0.6%
Hamburg
0.9%
Henry Perky patents a machine used to make this breakfast cereal, which is made from whole wheat that has been formed into pillow-like biscuits.
1893
Shredded Wheat
79.7%
Cheerios
2.6%
Wheaties
12.3%
Corn Flakes
5.3%
Vigdís Finnbogadóttir is sworn in as President of ______, becoming the world's first democratically elected female president.
1980
Iceland
64.1%
France
1.6%
Belgium
5.4%
Finland
28.1%
This American rapper and songwriter, the MC and leader of the rap group Public Enemy, is born.
1960
Chuck D
57.3%
KRS-One
8.7%
B-Real
14.1%
Kool Moe Dee
18.9%
The West African nation of Dahomey, which is later renamed this, gains independence from France.
1960
Benin
47.2%
Uganda
10.7%
Rwanda
20.1%
Morocco
21.5%
The Acts of Union 1800 receive royal ascent, leading to a merge between the Kingdom of Great Britain and the Kingdom of ______.
1800
Ireland
39.3%
Denmark
2.7%
Scotland
56.7%
Iceland
1.2%

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