On This Day: August 28th II Quiz Stats

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Royal assent is given to the Slavery Abolition Act of 1833, abolishing slavery throughout most of this empire.
1833
British
88.8%
French
3.7%
Spanish
5%
Portuguese
2.3%
Now known for their brown trucks, James Casey relies on foot and bicycle as he founds this delivery company in Seattle, Washington.
1907
UPS
86.6%
FedEx
8.1%
USPS
2.5%
DHL Express
2.5%
This popular folk singer is booed and mocked for ‘going electric’ at a concert in New York’s Forest Hills Tennis Stadium.
1965
Bob Dylan
86.1%
Joan Baez
4.7%
Nick Drake
0.9%
Pete Seeger
7%
Ten protesters concerned with this issue are arrested while picketing at the White House in an attempt to draw support for the so-called ‘Anthony amendment.’
1917
Women's Suffrage
76.4%
Prohibition
9.9%
Civil Rights
5.6%
Native American Rights
7.4%
Thousands of Vietnam war protestors clash with police outside the Democratic National Convention in this city.
1968
Chicago
69.5%
New York
9.2%
Los Angeles
11.5%
Atlanta
8.4%
In an event that would galvanize the American Civil Rights Movement, this Chicago-born teenager is murdered in Money, Mississippi after being accused of whistling and flirting with a white woman at a grocery store.
1955
Emmett Till
64.9%
Medgar Evers
17.1%
Ralph Abernathy
8.7%
Stokely Carmichael
8.2%
This German ‘Sturm und Drang’ writer and civil servant, known for ‘The Sorrows of Young Werther’ and ‘Faust,’ is born.
1749
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
59.6%
Friedrich Nietzsche
28.5%
Friedrich Schiller
6%
Bertolt Brecht
5.9%

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