On This Day: August 1st Quiz Stats

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The American author and poet, known for writing the lyrics to ‘The Star-Spangled Banner’, is born.
1779
Francis Scott Key
88.4%
John Stafford Smith
5.9%
Oliver Hazard Perry
1.7%
Henry Clay
3.9%
MTV begins broadcasting in the United States and airs its first video, ‘______’ by The Buggles.
1981
Video Killed the Radio Star
80.1%
Living In The Plastic Age
5.5%
Come on Eileen
5.4%
Bette Davis Eyes
6.8%
Slavery is abolished in the ______ Empire as the Slavery Abolition Act of 1833 comes into force.
1834
British
79%
Spanish
3.6%
Holy Roman
6.2%
Ottoman
10.9%
An uprising against Nazi occupation in this city breaks out, the largest single military effort taken by any European resistance movement during World War II.
1944
Warsaw
64.2%
Paris
23%
London
4%
Vienna
7.1%
The former ______ Congo is renamed the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
1964
Belgian
62.4%
Dutch
11.6%
French
20.9%
Portuguese
3.2%
This territory, today nicknamed the Centennial State, is admitted as the 38th US state.
1876
Colorado
57.6%
Washington
15.6%
Iowa
11.9%
New Mexico
14.1%
This aviator takes her pilot’s test and becomes the first US woman to earn a pilot's license.
1911
Harriet Quimby
12.2%
Bessie Coleman
8.8%
Amy Johnson
4.4%
Amelia Earhart
73.5%

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