On This Day: December 9th II Quiz Stats

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The 'American Minerva,' New York City’s first daily newspaper, is established by this man, whose name will later become synonymous with 'dictionary'.
1793
Noah Webster
90.1%
Peter Mark Roget
4.1%
Rand McNally
2.6%
Thomas Paine
3.2%
This labor activist and Nobel laureate wins Poland’s first direct presidential election.
1990
Lech Wałęsa
86.6%
Nikolai Ryzhkov
5.2%
Borisav Jović
6.5%
John Major
1.1%
This iconic American actor and centenarian, known for films like 'Spartacus,' 'Lust for Life,' and 'The Bad and the Beautiful,' is born.
1916
Kirk Douglas
84.1%
Humphrey Bogart
5.3%
Marlon Brando
6.3%
Cary Grant
4%
Douglas Engelbart gives what became known as 'The Mother of All Demos,' demonstrating essentially all the fundamental elements of modern personal ______.
1968
Computing
82.8%
Telephones
7%
Aeronautics
3.8%
Transportation
5.9%
President Park Geun-hye, the first female president of ______, is impeached by the country’s National Assembly in response to an influence peddling scandal.
2016
South Korea
66.9%
Indonesia
11.6%
Myanmar
12.4%
Sri Lanka
8.3%
Directed by Rian Johnson and starring Mark Hamill and Daisy Ridley, “Star Wars: ______” premieres in Los Angeles.
2017
The Last Jedi
50.1%
The Force Awakens
21.3%
Rogue One
22%
Revenge of the Sith
5.2%
After receiving royal assent the day prior, a bill legalizing same-sex marriages takes effect in this Oceanic country.
2017
Australia
47.6%
New Zealand
35.4%
Fiji
11.2%
Papua New Guinea
4.7%

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