On This Day: August 26th Quiz Stats

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The Boeing 787 ______, Boeing's all-new composite airliner, receives certification from the EASA and the FAA.
2011
Dreamliner
88.7%
Wonderland
2.4%
Daydream
2.9%
Imagination
3.6%
This Albanian-Indian woman, a Nobel Prize laureate, is born.
1910
Mother Teresa
78.9%
Indira Gandhi
15.5%
Sœur Emmanuelle
1.3%
Shirin Ebadi
3.1%
The eruption of this volcanic island, located in what is now Indonesia, begins. Significant effects were felt around the world in the days and weeks after the eruption.
1883
Krakatoa
77.8%
Mount Pinatubo
9.4%
Mauna Loa
8.3%
Popocatépetl
3.8%
The Declaration of the Rights of ______ and of the Citizen is approved by the National Constituent Assembly of France.
1789
Man
62.8%
France
7.6%
Nobles
12.9%
Humanity
16.7%
In response to the Invasion of Dagestan by the Islamic International Peacekeeping Brigade, Russia begins the Second ______ War.
1999
Chechen
53.9%
Afghan
26.6%
Georgian
10.9%
Ukraine
6.3%
John Fitch is granted a United States patent for this steam-powered transportation machine.
1791
Steamboat
45.1%
Steam Locomotive
43%
Steam Carriage
6.6%
Steam Buggy
5%
Under the administration of Félix Éboué, France's first black colonial governor, this African nation becomes the first French colony to join the Allies.
1940
Chad
34.2%
São Tomé
7.6%
South Africa
6.3%
Sierra Leone
50%

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