On This Day: December 5th Quiz Stats

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In a message to the United States Congress, President James K. Polk confirms that large amounts of gold have been discovered in ______.
1848
California
95.2%
Wisconsin
1.1%
Texas
2.6%
Missouri
1%
The final episode of Monty Python’s ______ airs on BBC TV.
1974
Flying Circus
94.5%
Floating Circus
2.9%
Soaring Circus
0.7%
Aerial Circus
1.1%
This man, who would eventually serve as the President of the Confederate States, is elected to the US Senate.
1847
Jefferson Davis
72%
Robert E. Lee
13.1%
Ulysses S. Grant
11.5%
Stonewall Jackson
3.3%
The Cathedral of Christ the Saviour in Moscow is destroyed on orders from ______.
1931
Joseph Stalin
69.7%
Vladimir Lenin
23.8%
Leon Trotsky
4.7%
Nikita Khrushchev
1.5%
This influential American singer-songwriter and pianist, known for hits like ‘Tutti Frutti’ and ‘Long Tall Sally’, is born.
1932
Little Richard
68%
Chuck Berry
17.9%
Fats Domino
7.5%
Buddy Holly
6%
Naval Commodore Frank Bainimarama overthrows the government in ______.
2006
Fiji
47.4%
Paraguay
23.6%
Azerbaijan
14.8%
Jamaica
13.2%
The 21st Amendment to the United States Constitution is ratified, repealing this prior Amendment that had mandated nationwide Prohibition on alcohol.
1933
18th
41.8%
19th
35.1%
20th
13.5%
16th
8.9%

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