On This Day: August 27th Quiz Stats

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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
80.5%
United States
1.8%
France
15.9%
Canada
1.3%
This military commander and politician from Texas, the 36th President of the United States, is born.
1908
Lyndon B. Johnson
80.3%
John F. Kennedy
6.3%
Richard Nixon
4.8%
Gerald Ford
7.8%
This is discovered in Titusville, Pennsylvania, leading to the world's first commercially successful oil well.
1859
Petroleum
78.9%
Natural Gas
17.5%
Biodiesel
1.3%
Butane
2.3%
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
74.6%
Georgians
6.3%
Bulgarians
5%
Syrians
11.4%
The European Community recognizes the independence of the ______ states of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania.
1991
Baltic
68.5%
Balkan
25.1%
Nordic
1.6%
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
59.6%
Hydroelectric
22%
Solar
8.9%
Wind
7.2%
The Kellogg–Briand Pact outlawing this is signed by fifteen nations. Ultimately sixty-two nations will sign it.
1928
War
22.2%
Slavery
48.7%
Marijuana
5.7%
Communism
22%

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