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
91.3%
Six-Day War
3.2%
Yom Kippur War
1.4%
Suez Crisis
2.7%
This South African-American actress, who received critical acclaim for her performance in the 2003 film ‘Monster’, is born.
1975
Charlize Theron
84.3%
Scarlett Johansson
7.9%
Cameron Diaz
3.8%
Christina Ricci
2.6%
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
84.1%
Medal of Honor
13.9%
Silver Star
1.3%
Soldier's Medal
0.6%
Tokyo Telecommunications Engineering, the precursor to this well-known company, sells its first transistor radios in Japan.
1955
Sony
79.2%
Samsung
13.1%
Canon
0.9%
Nikon
5.9%
______ 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
75.8%
José de San Martín
10.4%
Toussaint Louverture
6.7%
Francisco de Miranda
6.8%
The Peace Bridge opens between Fort Erie, Ontario and ______, New York.
1927
Buffalo
75%
Rochester
8%
Syracuse
6.8%
Albany
9.6%
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
72%
John F. Kennedy
10.6%
Robert McNamara
8.8%
Henry Kissinger
7.6%

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