On This Day: August 7th Quiz Stats

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The first American soldiers arrive in Saudi Arabia as part of this conflict.
1990
Gulf War
88%
Six-Day War
3.3%
Yom Kippur War
1.7%
Suez Crisis
3.1%
George Washington orders the creation of the Badge of Military Merit to honor soldiers wounded in battle. It is later renamed this.
1782
Purple Heart
83.1%
Medal of Honor
14.2%
Silver Star
1.7%
Soldier's Medal
0.9%
This South African-American actress, who received critical acclaim for her performance in the 2003 film ‘Monster’, is born.
1975
Charlize Theron
82%
Scarlett Johansson
7.1%
Cameron Diaz
4.4%
Christina Ricci
2.9%
Tokyo Telecommunications Engineering, the precursor to this well-known company, sells its first transistor radios in Japan.
1955
Sony
76.7%
Samsung
13.5%
Canon
1.2%
Nikon
6.3%
______ triumphs over Spain in the Battle of Boyacá, a decisive battle which would ensure the success of the liberation campaign of New Granada.
1819
Simón Bolívar
75.3%
José de San Martín
10.3%
Toussaint Louverture
6.4%
Francisco de Miranda
6.7%
The Peace Bridge opens between Fort Erie, Ontario and ______, New York.
1927
Buffalo
72.6%
Rochester
8.3%
Syracuse
7.5%
Albany
9.8%
The US Congress passes the Gulf of Tonkin Resolution, which gives this man broad war powers to deal with North Vietnamese attacks on American forces.
1964
Lyndon B. Johnson
68.5%
John F. Kennedy
10.8%
Robert McNamara
9%
Henry Kissinger
8.6%

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One-Word James Bond Films

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