On This Day: August 23rd Quiz Stats

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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
94.3%
Lima Syndrome
0.5%
Swedish Syndrome
2.3%
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
84.4%
Diego Luna
6.3%
Philip Vera Cruz
5.9%
Reies Tijerina
2%
This leader is overthrown after National Transitional Council forces take control of Bab al-Azizia compound during the Libyan Civil War.
2011
Muammar Gaddafi
78%
Saddam Hussein
8.8%
Bashar al-Assad
5.1%
Hosni Mubarak
6%
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
68.1%
Shanghai
20.5%
Beijing
7.8%
Chengdu
2.9%
Adolf Hitler and _______ sign a nonaggression pact in light of the impending war. Hitler would later scrap the pact.
1939
Joseph Stalin
67%
Winston Churchill
14.4%
Franklin D. Roosevelt
3%
Benito Mussolini
14.6%
This American basketball player, nicknamed the ‘Black Mamba’, is born.
1978
Kobe Bryant
66.8%
Allen Iverson
11.4%
Dwyane Wade
13.3%
Tim Duncan
6.6%
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
61.7%
Charles Cornwallis
7.2%
John Adams
17.4%
Benjamin Franklin
13.6%

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