On This Day: December 31st Quiz Stats

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The first New Year’s Eve 'ball drop' is held in Manhattan in modern-day ______, then known as Longacre Square.
1907
Times Square
97%
Cooper Square
0.6%
Herald Square
0.9%
Petrosino Square
0.2%
This Welsh actor, well known for his portrayal of Hannibal Lecter in ‘The Silence of the Lambs’, is born.
1937
Anthony Hopkins
94.5%
Sean Connery
2.2%
Ed Harris
0.8%
Gary Oldman
1%
This Irish brewer signs a 9,000 year lease on a brewery, and begins brewing his now famous beer.
1759
Arthur Guinness
92.2%
Adolph Coors
2.1%
Eberhard Anheuser
4.4%
Frederick Miller
1.3%
This man demonstrates incandescent lighting to the public for the first time in Menlo Park, New Jersey.
1879
Thomas Edison
90.2%
Nikola Tesla
5.3%
Alessandro Volta
1.5%
George Westinghouse
2.3%
Queen Victoria chooses ______, then a small logging town, as the capital of Canada.
1857
Ottawa
82.7%
Calgary
3.3%
Toronto
6.9%
Montreal
6.5%
The Marshall Plan expires after distributing more than US$13.3 billion in aid to rebuild this.
1951
Europe
64.8%
US Auto Industry
10.1%
Wall Street
7.3%
Japan
16.1%
Czechoslovakia is peacefully dissolved in what is dubbed by media as the ______, resulting in the creation of the Czech Republic and Slovakia.
1992
Velvet Divorce
57%
Red Breakup
25.7%
Maroon Split
6.5%
Orange Separation
8.9%

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