On This Day: August 21st Quiz Stats

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This Jamaican sprinter, an eight-time Olympic gold medalist, is born.
1986
Usain Bolt
94.4%
Justin Gatlin
0.8%
Asafa Powell
0.9%
Michael Frater
0.6%
This famous painting by Leonardo da Vinci is stolen by a Louvre employee.
1911
Mona Lisa
89.9%
The Starry Night
2.3%
The Last Supper
4.2%
The Birth of Venus
1.5%
Motown releases what would be its first #1 hit, ‘Please Mr. ______’ by The Marvelettes.
1961
Postman
81.1%
Roboto
1.1%
Jackson
3%
Sandman
11.8%
James Cook formally claims eastern ______ for Great Britain, naming it New South Wales.
1770
Australia
79.5%
New Zealand
13.9%
New Guinea
4.8%
Java
1.7%
This man, who had frequent visions which he interpreted as messages from God, leads black slaves and free blacks in a rebellion in Southampton County, Virginia.
1831
Nat Turner
69.5%
Denmark Vesey
2.7%
Solomon Northup
21.6%
David Walker
4.8%
This president signs an executive order proclaiming Hawaii the 50th state of the Union.
1959
Dwight D. Eisenhower
69.2%
Harry S. Truman
14.5%
John F. Kennedy
6.5%
Lyndon B. Johnson
7.1%
A coup d'état attempt by hardline Communist Party members against this Soviet President collapses.
1991
Mikhail Gorbachev
61.9%
Boris Yeltsin
29.4%
Andrei Gromyko
1.8%
Konstantin Chernenko
3.2%

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