On This Day: August 6th II Quiz Stats

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This iconic American actress and businesswoman, who created one of the most beloved sitcoms in television history with her husband, Desi Arnaz, is born.
1911
Lucille Ball
94.6%
Vivien Leigh
1.6%
Doris Day
2.2%
Carol Burnett
1.4%
Gertrude Ederle becomes the first woman to swim across this body of water, which links the southern part of the North Sea to the Atlantic Ocean.
1926
English Channel
91.5%
St. George’s Channel
3.3%
Dardanelles
1.1%
Strait of Gibraltar
3.7%
The United Nations Security Council orders a global trade embargo against Iraq in response to their invasion of ______.
1990
Kuwait
85.7%
Jordan
0.9%
Syria
4.5%
Iran
8.2%
Queen ______ of the Netherlands becomes the first reigning queen to address the two bodies of the United States Congress (though not technically a 'joint session').
1942
Wilhelmina
64.3%
Elizabeth
4.1%
Catherine
7.3%
Margrethe
23.6%
This South American country gains independence from Spain.
1825
Bolivia
61.2%
Peru
10.2%
Ecuador
10.2%
Uruguay
18.4%
This influential punk band, known for songs like ‘Teenage Lobotomy’ and ‘Blitzkrieg Bop’, plays their farewell concert at The Palace in Los Angeles.
1996
Ramones
58.5%
Sex Pistols
26%
The Clash
12.8%
The Stooges
1.7%
A military junta led by Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz stages a coup d'état in this Northwest African country, overthrowing president Sidi Ould Cheikh Abdallahi.
2008
Mauritania
37.7%
Chad
25.8%
Uganda
22.1%
Gabon
13.1%

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