On This Day: December 28th Quiz Stats

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President Richard Nixon signs the ______ Species Act, one of many US environmental laws passed in the 1970s.
1973
Endangered
93.9%
Threatened
2.1%
At Risk
1.1%
Imperiled
1%
The first municipally owned ______ take to the streets in San Francisco.
1912
Streetcars
82%
Buses
6.6%
Taxi Cabs
8.8%
Horse Carriages
1.3%
Wilhelm Röntgen publishes a paper detailing his discovery of a new type of radiation, which will become known as ______.
1895
X-Rays
81.9%
Ultrasound
2.1%
Microwaves
7.4%
Ultraviolet Radiation
8%
This American actor, who won the Best Actor Oscar for his role as a corrupt cop in the crime thriller ‘Training Day,’ is born.
1954
Denzel Washington
78.8%
Robert De Niro
9.3%
Al Pacino
8%
Will Smith
2.3%
Somalia's Transitional Federal Government and Ethiopian troops capture this capital of Somalia unopposed, an early victory in the Somali Civil War.
2006
Mogadishu
76.4%
Nairobi
6%
Addis Ababa
9.5%
Khartoum
5.9%
Spain recognizes the independence of this country with the signing of the Santa María–Calatrava Treaty.
1836
Mexico
63.3%
Cuba
15.1%
Philippines
9.8%
Colombia
11.7%
In what was coined the ‘Greatest Game Ever Played’, the Baltimore ______ defeated the New York Giants in the first ever NFL sudden death overtime game, winning the league championship.
1958
Colts
62.3%
Ravens
27.7%
Packers
3.6%
Chiefs
4.6%

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