On This Day: August 20th II Quiz Stats

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The ‘1812 Overture,’ among the most famous works of this well known Russian composer, debuts in Moscow.
1882
Pyotr Tchaikovsky
91%
Johannes Brahms
2.4%
Frédéric Chopin
4.3%
Joseph Haydn
2.3%
The National Football League is founded as the American Professional Football Conference in Canton, ______.
1920
Ohio
90%
New York
4.6%
Georgia
3.6%
California
1.6%
In what would become the fourth of his famous wartime speeches, this world leader makes a speech that contains the line, ‘never was so much owed by so many to so few’.
1940
Winston Churchill
84.4%
Franklin D. Roosevelt
13.6%
Joseph Stalin
0.7%
Charles de Gaulle
0.9%
Troops from Warsaw Pact countries invade ______, crushing the Prague Spring which had brought a wave of political liberalization and reforms.
1968
Czechoslovakia
77.9%
Hungary
10.7%
Romania
2.5%
Yugoslavia
8.1%
This nation, annexed by the Soviet Union in 1940, restores independence on the basis of historical continuity of its pre-World War II statehood.
1991
Estonia
65.5%
Austria
6.2%
Belgium
1.5%
Poland
25.7%
______ breaks from the Mali Federation, declaring its independence.
1960
Senegal
53.9%
Egypt
3.4%
Namibia
13.9%
Cameroon
28.3%
This British-American actor, who played the titular superhero in the film ‘The Amazing Spider-Man’ and its sequel, is born.
1983
Andrew Garfield
44.6%
Tobey Maguire
47.3%
Jesse Eisenberg
1.5%
Tom Holland
5.7%

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