On This Day: August 23rd II Quiz Stats

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Scientists identify the remains of two children, members of this last royal family of Russia, executed during the Bolshevik Revolution.
2007
Romanov
87.3%
Rasputin
7.5%
Habsburg
2.9%
Hohenzollern
0.6%
An estimated 51 million viewers watch Richard Hatch win the first edition of this CBS reality show, which sparked a host of shows in the genre.
2000
Survivor
76.4%
American Idol
14.7%
The Amazing Race
3.8%
The X Factor
3.6%
Six years after being convicted of murder in Boston, this pair of Italian anarchists are executed despite worldwide protests and an essay by future Supreme Court justice Felix Frankfurter arguing their innocence.
1927
Nicola Sacco and Bartolomeo Vanzetti
71.3%
Julius and Ethel Rosenberg
14.5%
Nathan Leopold and Richard Loeb
8.6%
Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow
5.3%
This European state switches its allegiance from the Axis powers to the Allies after King Michael I removes the pro-Nazi government of Ion Antonescu.
1944
Romania
65.3%
Italy
13.5%
Spain
8.1%
Bulgaria
12.2%
In Virginia, a slave rebellion led by this man was suppressed, leading to over 50 executions and widespread fear of unrest throughout the South.
1831
Nat Turner
62.2%
John Brown
22.3%
Frederick Douglass
13.7%
Denmark Vesey
1.8%
This American musician, son of a well-known folk singer, releases the album ‘Grace,’ featuring a cover of Leonard Cohen’s ‘Hallelujah.’ He died before completing another album.
1994
Jeff Buckley
49.9%
Jakob Dylan
32.3%
Sean Lennon
7.7%
Elliott Smith
8.9%
Residents of western North Carolina (area now in eastern Tennessee) declare an independent state named ______. It lasted only four years and was never accepted into the United States.
1784
Franklin
29.4%
West Carolina
32%
Appalachia
37.6%
Washington
0.8%

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