On This Day: December 13th Quiz Stats

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The American military conducts Operation Red Dawn, capturing this former Iraqi President near his hometown of Tikrit.
2003
Saddam Hussein
89.3%
Muammar Gaddafi
4.5%
Ahmed Hassan al-Bakr
1.8%
Tariq Aziz
1.6%
General Wojciech Jaruzelski declares martial law in ______, largely due to the actions by the labor union 'Solidarity.'
1981
Poland
86.6%
Germany
2.4%
Austria
3.4%
Latvia
5.1%
In Fredericksburg, ______, Confederate General Robert E. Lee defeats Union Major General Ambrose Burnside, ending another Union campaign in the Eastern Theater.
1862
Virginia
81.7%
Georgia
3.6%
Kentucky
7.5%
Tennessee
7.2%
Archbishop Makarios III becomes the first president of this Mediterranean island nation.
1959
Cyprus
65%
Malta
17.5%
Sicily
5.1%
Crete
10.9%
This American singer-songwriter, who won an Album of the Year Grammy for ‘Fearless’ in 2010, is born.
1989
Taylor Swift
63.8%
Selena Gomez
5.4%
Katy Perry
22.4%
Ariana Grande
5.7%
This jazz-influenced orchestral piece by American composer George Gershwin is first performed.
1928
An American in Paris
48.8%
Anything Goes
20.3%
White Christmas
19.1%
Appalachian Spring
11%
Constantine II of ______ attempts an unsuccessful counter-coup against the military junta known as the Regime of the Colonels.
1967
Greece
47.5%
Turkey
39.3%
Jordan
4.3%
Bulgaria
6.7%

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