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A bank robbery gone wrong in Sweden turns into a hostage crisis. Over the next five days, the hostages begin to sympathize with their captors, leading to this term.
1973
Stockholm Syndrome
92.6%
Lima Syndrome
0.7%
Swedish Syndrome
2.2%
Scandinavian Syndrome
1.2%
Organized by this Mexican-American labor leader, the Salad Bowl strike begins. It is the largest farm worker strike in US history.
1970
César Chávez
80.3%
Diego Luna
7%
Philip Vera Cruz
7.1%
Reies Tijerina
2.7%
This leader is overthrown after National Transitional Council forces take control of Bab al-Azizia compound during the Libyan Civil War.
2011
Muammar Gaddafi
75.8%
Saddam Hussein
8.7%
Bashar al-Assad
5.6%
Hosni Mubarak
5.7%
This American basketball player, nicknamed the ‘Black Mamba’, is born.
1978
Kobe Bryant
68.4%
Allen Iverson
9.6%
Dwyane Wade
12.5%
Tim Duncan
5.9%
Adolf Hitler and _______ sign a nonaggression pact in light of the impending war. Hitler would later scrap the pact.
1939
Joseph Stalin
67.2%
Winston Churchill
13.6%
Franklin D. Roosevelt
2.9%
Benito Mussolini
14.4%
The United Kingdom captures this city as a base as it prepares for war with Qing China. The ensuing conflict will later be known as the First Opium War.
1839
Hong Kong
66.1%
Shanghai
20.7%
Beijing
8.1%
Chengdu
3.9%
This man delivers his Proclamation of Rebellion, declaring that the American colonies have proceeded to a state of open and avowed rebellion.
1775
King George III
57.8%
Charles Cornwallis
7.7%
John Adams
19.5%
Benjamin Franklin
14.9%

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