On This Day: December 27th II Quiz Stats

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This former Pakistani prime minister, the first woman to head a democratic government in a Muslim majority nation, is assassinated.
2007
Benazir Bhutto
78.7%
Corazon Aquino
2.9%
Halimah Yacob
3.2%
Indira Gandhi
13.3%
Soviet ground forces invade this country from the north in what would become an almost ten-year Cold War proxy war.
1979
Afghanistan
75.3%
Ukraine
13%
Poland
6.9%
Finland
3.6%
The Netherlands officially recognizes the independence of this nation, and the Dutch East Indies ceases to exist.
1949
Indonesia
71.8%
Sri Lanka
17.5%
Madagascar
7.4%
Vietnam
2.6%
This German mathematician and astronomer, well-known for his laws of planetary motion, is born.
1571
Johannes Kepler
62.7%
Edwin Hubble
3.4%
Nicolaus Copernicus
16.1%
Galileo Galilei
17.8%
On the holy Day of Ashura in ______, government security forces fire upon a mass of protestors who claimed the re-election of President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad was rigged.
2009
Iran
61.3%
Iraq
10.9%
Syria
18.4%
Lebanon
7.3%
The ______ Revolution against communist rule concludes as the last minor street confrontations abruptly end in the country’s capital, Bucharest.
1989
Romanian
59.8%
Turkish
4.1%
Armenian
3.7%
Hungarian
30.9%
Soviet General Secretary ______ orders the complete liquidation of the kulaks, the class of affluent peasants who resisted handing over grain supplies to government officials.
1929
Joseph Stalin
59.7%
Vladimir Lenin
24.9%
Leon Trotsky
11.6%
Vyacheslav Molotov
3.4%

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