On This Day: August 5th II Quiz Stats

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At the Berlin Olympics, this American athlete wins the 200m in world record time, his 3rd gold medal of the games.
1936
Jesse Owens
97.9%
Ralph Metcalfe
0.6%
Frank Wykoff
0.5%
Mack Robinson
0.8%
This famous stunt performer and illusionist performs one of his greatest feats, spending 91 minutes underwater in a coffin before escaping.
1926
Harry Houdini
96.1%
David Copperfield
3.2%
James Randi
0.4%
Dai Vernon
0.2%
American aircraft bomb North Vietnam in retaliation for strikes against US destroyers in the Gulf of ______.
1964
Tonkin
79.7%
Thailand
10.9%
Aqaba
3.1%
Mannar‎
5.5%
Celebrated as Victory Day today, the city of Knin, a significant Serb stronghold, is captured by ______ forces during Operation Storm.
1995
Croatian
71.7%
Slovenian
15%
Italian
5.7%
Bulgarian
6.4%
In a Chicago march to protest housing segregation, ______ and his followers are bombarded with rocks, bottles and firecrackers, which are hurled by a large mob of angry whites.
1966
Martin Luther King Jr.
58.3%
Malcolm X
34.8%
John Lewis
1.7%
Medgar Evers
4.2%
President Barack Obama signs the Iron Dome Bill, providing $225 million in additional funding for this nation’s Iron Dome defense system.
2014
Israel
58%
South Korea
29.2%
Japan
5.7%
Turkey
5.8%
The Soviet Union formally annexes this Baltic country, which is incorporated as the 15th Republic of the Soviet Union.
1940
Latvia
56.4%
Poland
5.4%
Belarus
11.9%
Ukraine
25.9%

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