On This Day: February 17th Quiz Stats

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'His Airness', future 14-time NBA All-Star, 5-time NBA MVP, and 6-time NBA champion is born in Brooklyn, New York.
1963
Michael Jordan
88.3%
Hakeem Olajuwon
2.1%
Patrick Ewing
4.6%
David Robinson
1.7%
This Charleston stronghold, which was the location of the first battle of the US Civil War, is abandoned by Confederate soldiers.
1865
Fort Sumter
76.5%
Fort Knox
9.6%
Fort McHenry
8.8%
Fort Randolph
2.7%
Myles Standish is named the first military commander of the Plymouth Colony militia located in this contemporary US state.
1621
Massachusetts
73.7%
New York
3.6%
Connecticut
4.7%
Virginia
17.8%
Chess Grandmaster Garry Kasparov defeats this IBM-built supercomputer in Game 6 to claim the series 4-2 in favor of Kasparov.
1996
Deep Blue
60.9%
Watson
26.2%
REBEL
6.6%
Deep Fritz
2.7%
This Apache warrior dies in US captivity in Fort Sill, Oklahoma.
1909
Geronimo
54.1%
Sitting Bull
36.9%
Cochise
4.2%
Red Cloud
1.9%
This nation surrenders the War of the Quadruple Alliance to Great Britain, France, the Dutch Republic, and Austria by signing the Treaty of the Hague.
1720
Spain
45.8%
Russia
23.4%
Sweden
13.3%
Italy
16.6%
This English historian publishes the first volume of 'The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire.'
1776
Edward Gibbon
35.3%
John Stuart Mill
17.2%
Edmund Burke
30.4%
Adam Smith
15.6%

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