On This Day: August 27th Quiz Stats

 Plays Quiz Updated Aug 27, 2017

     
Support Sporcle.
Go Orange.
Score 0/7 Timer 03:00
0 Plays Today
Question Answer Wrong Answers
The Anglo-Zanzibar war between Zanzibar and this nation begins. Lasting nearly 45 minutes, it is regarded as the shortest war in world history.
1896
United Kingdom
80.7%
United States
2%
France
14.2%
Canada
1.6%
This is discovered in Titusville, Pennsylvania, leading to the world's first commercially successful oil well.
1859
Petroleum
78.1%
Natural Gas
17.2%
Biodiesel
1.6%
Butane
3%
This military commander and politician from Texas, the 36th President of the United States, is born.
1908
Lyndon B. Johnson
76.4%
John F. Kennedy
7.1%
Richard Nixon
5.4%
Gerald Ford
8.7%
Turkish military diplomat Atilla Altıkat is shot and killed in Ottawa, Canada. The militant organization responsible claim they were avenging the massacre of 1.5 million ______ in 1915.
1982
Armenians
73.7%
Georgians
5.9%
Bulgarians
4.7%
Syrians
10.4%
The European Community recognizes the independence of the ______ states of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania.
1991
Baltic
67.5%
Balkan
23.1%
Nordic
2%
Caucasus
1.7%
The power station at Calder Hall in the United Kingdom is connected to the national power grid, becoming the world’s first commercial ______ power station to generate electricity on an industrial scale.
1956
Nuclear
60.4%
Hydroelectric
20.1%
Solar
8%
Wind
6.8%
The Kellogg–Briand Pact outlawing this is signed by fifteen nations. Ultimately sixty-two nations will sign it.
1928
War
22.7%
Slavery
47.4%
Marijuana
6.8%
Communism
19.7%

From the Vault

'C' Food Pictures

by THEJMAN

Chocolate cake sounds perfect right about now.
Remove Ads.
Support Sporcle.
Get the best of Sporcle when you Go Orange. This ad-free experience offers more features, more stats, and more fun while also helping to support Sporcle. Thank you for becoming a member.

Show Comments

Extras

Top Quizzes Today


Score Distribution

Your Account Isn't Verified!

In order to create a playlist on Sporcle, you need to verify the email address you used during registration. Go to your Sporcle Settings to finish the process.

Report this User

Report this user for behavior that violates our Community Guidelines.

Details: