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This English novelist and playwright, best known for her novel ‘Frankenstein; or, The Modern Prometheus’, is born.
1797
Mary Shelley
93.9%
Jane Austen
1.9%
Emily Brontë
1.7%
Virginia Woolf
2.5%
The ______–Washington hotline between the leaders of the United States and the Soviet Union goes into operation.
1963
Moscow
87.7%
Leningrad
5.8%
Kyiv
1.4%
Tashkent
1.2%
The Allied Control Council, which would govern this nation after World War II, comes into being.
1945
Germany
76%
Italy
4.4%
France
5.1%
Japan
11.3%
This man is confirmed as the first African American Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States.
1967
Thurgood Marshall
68.9%
Clarence Thomas
20.6%
William H. Hastie
3%
Wade H. McCree
3.4%
Timor-Leste (East Timor) votes for independence from ______ in a referendum.
1999
Indonesia
61.3%
Malaysia
17.1%
Australia
7.9%
Philippines
9.4%
Fanny Kaplan shoots and seriously injures this Bolshevik leader, helping prompt the decree for the Red Terror.
1918
Vladimir Lenin
51.8%
Joseph Stalin
10.9%
Leon Trotsky
30.5%
Nikita Khrushchev
4.5%
Austrian explorers Julius von Payer and Karl Weyprecht discover the archipelago of Franz Josef Land in the ______ Ocean.
1873
Arctic
47.8%
Indian
20.1%
Pacific
19.8%
Atlantic
10.6%

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