On This Day: August 2nd Quiz Stats

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The Clay Street Hill Railroad begins operating the first cable car in this city’s famous cable car system.
1873
San Francisco
94.9%
Los Angeles
2.1%
Portland
1.1%
Seattle
1.8%
Albert Einstein and Leo Szilard write a letter to President Franklin D. Roosevelt urging him to start a US nuclear program, eventually resulting in the ______ Project.
1939
Manhattan
94.1%
Queens
0.9%
Brooklyn
2.2%
Bronx
1.5%
Iraq invades this country, eventually leading to the Gulf War.
1990
Kuwait
89.3%
Syria
5.8%
Jordan
2.1%
Turkey
1.2%
Known as the Gulf of ______ Incident, North Vietnamese gunboats allegedly fire on the US destroyer USS Maddox.
1964
Tonkin
76.7%
Thailand
8.2%
Andaman
7%
South China
6.6%
This man becomes US President following the death of Warren G. Harding.
1923
Calvin Coolidge
62.7%
Herbert Hoover
18.5%
Woodrow Wilson
12.6%
Franklin D. Roosevelt
5.7%
Japan's ______ society class system is abolished as part of the Meiji Restoration reforms.
1869
Edo
56.6%
Asuka
26.2%
Nara
9.6%
Yayoi
7.4%
This American novelist and critic, who wrote the semi-autobiographical novel ‘Go Tell It on the Mountain’, is born.
1924
James Baldwin
42.2%
Toni Morrison
17.9%
Ralph Ellison
24.4%
Zora Neale Hurston
14.5%

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