On This Day: December 25th Quiz Stats

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This American actor, who garnered widespread acclaim with roles in films such as ‘The Maltese Falcon’, ‘Casablanca’, and ‘The Big Sleep’, is born.
1899
Humphrey Bogart
87.1%
Clark Gable
5.3%
Cary Grant
4.1%
James Cagney
1.7%
This comet is sighted by Johann Georg Palitzsch, confirming an earlier prediction by the English astronomer after whom it is now named. It’s the first passage of a comet predicted ahead of time.
1758
Halley's Comet
86.7%
Comet Hale–Bopp
5.4%
Comet Hailey
3.5%
Hale’s Comet
4.4%
American general Zachary Taylor leads 1100 troops against this Native American nation at the Battle of Lake Okeechobee in Florida.
1837
Seminole
72.8%
Navajo
12.4%
Iroquois
9%
Nez Perce
4.4%
George Washington and the Continental Army cross this river at night to attack Hessian forces serving Great Britain at Trenton, New Jersey, the next day.
1776
Delaware River
70.9%
Hudson River
8.1%
Potomac River
19%
Connecticut River
1.2%
Admiral ______ arrives at Pearl Harbor to assume command of the US Pacific Fleet.
1941
Chester W. Nimitz
60.1%
George Marshall
12.1%
George S. Patton
21.8%
Jimmy Doolittle
3.8%
This Israeli Prime Minister meets in Egypt with President Anwar Sadat.
1977
Menachem Begin
43.9%
Yitzhak Rabin
21.3%
David Ben-Gurion
11.3%
Golda Meir
20.9%
The Stone of ______, the traditional coronation stone of British monarchs, is taken from Westminster Abbey by Scottish nationalist students.
1950
Scone
36.6%
Blarney
19.5%
London
24.5%
Rosetta
17.1%

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