On This Day: February 19th II Quiz Stats

 Plays Quiz Updated Feb 19, 2018

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Called Operation Detachment, about 30,000 United States Marines land on this Japanese island, beginning a major battle of the Pacific Theater of WWII.
1945
Iwo Jima
93.9%
Yakushima
3.1%
Gajajima
0.5%
Shōdoshima
0.8%
This former Vice President, known for his famous duel with Alexander Hamilton, is arrested for treason in Wakefield, Alabama.
1807
Aaron Burr
93%
George Clinton
1.9%
Elbridge Gerry
2.4%
Daniel D. Tompkins
2.8%
Thomas Edison patents this device, used for the mechanical recording and reproduction of sound.
1878
Phonograph
90.1%
Microphone
5.9%
Paleophone
0.7%
Radio Receiver
1.9%
Known as the ‘Peach State’, ______ approves the first literature censorship board in the United States.
1953
Georgia
89.7%
Florida
3%
Alabama
4.4%
Mississippi
1.2%
The first group of rescuers reaches this well-known group of American pioneers, who spent the winter of 1846–47 snowbound in the Sierra Nevada.
1847
Donner Party
81.5%
Conner Party
9.8%
Donald Party
4.7%
Colin Party
3%
This English singer-songwriter, known for his international hits like ‘Kiss from a Rose’, is born.
1963
Seal
78.2%
George Michael
14.1%
Robbie Williams
2%
Morrissey
3.8%
Responding to pleas from church and trade union leaders, US President Ronald Reagan lifts the trade boycott against this country, citing progress on human rights.
1987
Poland
12.9%
Cuba
15.9%
China
34.8%
South Africa
34.2%

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