On This Day: February 20th Quiz Stats

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This famous Tchaikovsky ballet receives its premiere at the Bolshoi Theatre in Moscow.
1877
Swan Lake
93.3%
Giselle
1.6%
A Midsummer’s Night Dream
2.5%
Cinderella
1.7%
This famous front man of the American band Nirvana is born.
1967
Kurt Cobain
93.2%
Eddie Vedder
1.7%
Chris Cornell
0.8%
Dave Grohl
1.8%
This country launches its Mir spacecraft. Remaining in orbit for 15 years, it had remained almost continuously occupied for 9 years.
1986
Soviet Union
91%
China
2.5%
United States
2.2%
Japan
1.5%
This American actor, director, and diplomat, known for starring in ‘Guess Who's Coming to Dinner,’ is born.
1927
Sidney Poitier
74.1%
Jimmy Stewart
9.7%
John Wayne
4.3%
Cary Grant
10.2%
The Postal Service Act, establishing the United States Post Office Department, is signed by US President George Washington. This department is the predecessor to what?
1792
United States Postal Service
71.2%
United Parcel Service
3.4%
Federal Express
2.4%
The Pony Express
22.7%
While aboard Friendship 7, ______ becomes the first American to orbit the earth, making three orbits in 4 hours and 55 minutes.
1962
John Glenn
66.7%
Alan Shepard
19.7%
Neil Armstrong
4%
Buzz Aldrin
7.4%
At just 9 years of age, he is crowned King of England at Westminster Abbey.
1547
Edward VI
46.7%
Henry VIII
22.3%
James I
15.4%
Richard II
15.5%

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