On This Day: February 18th Quiz Stats

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While studying photographs taken in January, Clyde Tombaugh discovers this celestial object.
1930
Pluto
84.9%
Charon
3.9%
Makemake
1.7%
Ceres
8.1%
At least 65 people are killed and hundreds are injured in clashes between riot police and demonstrators in Independence Square in this European country.
2014
Ukraine
71.6%
Italy
3.7%
Lithuania
6.4%
Poland
13.1%
The California Supreme Court, in the case of People v. Anderson, outlaws this and commutes the sentences of all affected inmates.
1972
Death penalty
56.3%
Solitary confinement
9.8%
Double jeopardy
21.5%
Unpaid labor
7.4%
Congress passes a law admitting this state to the Union, after it had existed unofficially for 14 years.
1791
Vermont
43.9%
West Virginia
26.2%
Rhode Island
19.5%
New Jersey
9.3%
One of the proposed dates of the beginning of the Kali Yuga ('age of quarrel and strife') is based on the death of this Hindu deity.
3102 BC
Krishna
39.7%
Kālikā
5.1%
Shiva
23%
Vishnu
32.1%
The Nazis arrest the members of this movement during World War II.
1943
White Rose
27.7%
People's Court
2.7%
La Résistance
49.6%
Polish Home Army
16.3%
This African country becomes independent from the United Kingdom.
1965
The Gambia
22.2%
Sierra Leone
20.9%
Uganda
40.7%
Algeria
11.7%

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