On This Day: December 5th II Quiz Stats

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The merchant ship 'Margaret' is ransacked by the pirate Edward Teach, better known by this name.
1717
Blackbeard
94.4%
Calico Jack
1.3%
The Flying Dutchman
3.2%
Captain Nemo
0.9%
Due to state-sponsored doping at the 2014 Olympics, the International Olympic Committee bans this country from competing at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang.
2017
Russia
91.4%
China
4.2%
Iran
2.1%
Brazil
1%
Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers, directed by this New Zealander, premieres in New York.
2002
Peter Jackson
91%
Taika Waititi
1.2%
Martin Campbell
4.2%
Fran Walsh
2.6%
Christopher Columbus becomes the first European to set foot on this island, now home to Haiti and the Dominican Republic.
1492
Hispaniola
88.9%
Trinidad
4.5%
Santa Maria
4.1%
Tortuga
2.4%
This former American football player is sentenced to 33 years in prison for kidnapping and armed robbery. He would be released on parole after 9 years.
2008
O.J. Simpson
86.5%
Michael Vick
3.9%
Darren Sharper
3.4%
Jamal Lewis
5%
This Spanish opera singer, known as a member of the Three Tenors (alongside Plácido Domingo and Luciano Pavarotti), is born in Barcelona.
1946
José Carreras
72.2%
Enrico Caruso
7.7%
Andrea Bocelli
16.6%
Juan Diego Flórez
3%
Leonid Kravchuk begins his term as the first President of this nation, after it declared independence from the Soviet Union earlier in the year.
1991
Ukraine
62.3%
Kyrgyzstan
14.2%
Estonia
17.3%
Azerbaijan
5.4%

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