On This Day: August 22nd II Quiz Stats

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Twelve nations sign the First ______ Convention, establishing international law for humanitarian treatment in war.
1864
Geneva
91.3%
Vienna
4.7%
Paris
3.2%
London
0.6%
The first America’s Cup is won by the ______, ‘America’.
1851
Sailing Yacht
90%
Stock Car
3.3%
Rowboat
3.8%
Rally Car
2.8%
The Texas ______ defeat the Baltimore Orioles 30-3, the most runs scored by a team in modern MLB history.
2007
Rangers
78.3%
Longhorns
6.3%
Astros
11%
Houstons
2.8%
This American science fiction writer, known for works like ‘Fahrenheit 451’ and ‘The Martian Chronicles,’ is born.
1920
Ray Bradbury
73.4%
Isaac Asimov
4.7%
George Orwell
6%
Kurt Vonnegut
14.9%
This South American country declares war on Germany, Japan, and Italy due to a strategic dispute over the South Atlantic.
1942
Brazil
71.1%
Peru
8.2%
Bolivia
11.2%
Paraguay
8.2%
The Congress of this nation votes in favor of a resolution condemning President Salvador Allende’s government, and demanding that he resign or else be unseated through force.
1973
Chile
65.3%
Mexico
10.3%
Panama
18.6%
Cuba
4.2%
Mahatma Gandhi forms the Natal Indian Congress in order to fight discrimination against Indian traders in the Natal province of ______.
1894
South Africa
31.4%
India
46%
Pakistan
19.4%
Kenya
2.6%

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