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This novel by Mark Twain, among the first in major American literature to be written entirely in vernacular English, is published in the UK.
1884
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
77%
A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court
16.8%
Pudd'nhead Wilson
4.7%
The American Claimant
0.6%
After creating a constitutional crisis by proposing marriage to Wallis Simpson, an American divorcée, this king renounces the British throne.
1936
Edward VIII
75%
George V
15.6%
William IV
4.5%
James II
2.7%
This man wins the Nobel Peace Prize for his role in the mediation of the Russo-Japanese War, becoming the first American to win the award.
1906
Theodore Roosevelt
72.5%
William McKinley
10%
William Howard Taft
8.9%
Grover Cleveland
6.9%
The President of the Republic of China Chiang Kai-shek retreats from Chengdu, boarding a military plane to ______.
1949
Taiwan
69.2%
Russia
7.3%
Philippines
9.7%
Singapore
11.3%
Sometimes referred to as ‘The Magnolia State’ today, ______ becomes the 20th US state.
1817
Mississippi
58.2%
South Carolina
27.3%
Kentucky
7.3%
Tennessee
6.8%
After more than seven years of military dictatorship, democracy is restored in this South American country with the inauguration of President Raúl Alfonsín.
1983
Argentina
49.8%
Suriname
5.1%
Peru
15.7%
Venezuela
26.9%
This English mathematician and computer scientist, often regarded as the first computer programmer, is born.
1815
Ada Lovelace
38%
Grace Hopper
4.9%
Herman Hollerith
10.7%
Alan Turing
46.4%

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