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
94.9%
Justin Gatlin
0.6%
Asafa Powell
0.6%
Michael Frater
0.5%
This famous painting by Leonardo da Vinci is stolen by a Louvre employee.
1911
Mona Lisa
89.7%
The Starry Night
2.6%
The Last Supper
4.4%
The Birth of Venus
1.3%
Motown releases what would be its first #1 hit, ‘Please Mr. ______’ by The Marvelettes.
1961
Postman
81.9%
Roboto
1.2%
Jackson
2.5%
Sandman
11.3%
James Cook formally claims eastern ______ for Great Britain, naming it New South Wales.
1770
Australia
79%
New Zealand
14.6%
New Guinea
4.8%
Java
1.5%
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
72.7%
Denmark Vesey
2.4%
Solomon Northup
18.8%
David Walker
4.4%
This president signs an executive order proclaiming Hawaii the 50th state of the Union.
1959
Dwight D. Eisenhower
71.5%
Harry S. Truman
13.7%
John F. Kennedy
5.6%
Lyndon B. Johnson
6.5%
A coup d'état attempt by hardline Communist Party members against this Soviet President collapses.
1991
Mikhail Gorbachev
61.5%
Boris Yeltsin
30.2%
Andrei Gromyko
1.7%
Konstantin Chernenko
3%

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