On This Day: February 21st Quiz Stats

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This English actor and director, known for his portrayal of Snape in the ‘Harry Potter’ series, is born.
1946
Alan Rickman
84.5%
Ralph Fiennes
6.8%
Michael Gambon
2.7%
Gary Oldman
3.9%
Built to commemorate George Washington, this obelisk is officially dedicated.
1885
Washington Monument
81.9%
Washington Memorial
15.1%
DC Tower
0.9%
Mount Vernon
1.5%
This US President makes an unprecedented 8-day visit to the People's Republic of China and meets with Mao Zedong in an effort to normalize relations between the two countries.
1972
Richard Nixon
81%
Gerald Ford
4.5%
Lyndon Johnson
3.4%
Jimmy Carter
8.4%
In France, the Battle of ______ begins, which is one of the largest and longest of World War I.
1916
Verdun
78.4%
Galicia
7.3%
Bucharest
7.1%
Morava
5.5%
This civil rights leader is assassinated at the Audubon Ballroom in New York City.
1965
Malcolm X
73.9%
Martin Luther King, Jr.
14.3%
Robert Kennedy
5.9%
Medgar Evers
3.5%
Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels publish 'The Communist Manifesto.' In what modern day country were they both born?
1848
Germany
69.3%
Russia
21.7%
France
1.2%
Poland
7.7%
Steve Fossett arrives in Leader, Canada, and becomes the first person to make a solo trip across the Pacific Ocean in a ______.
1995
Balloon
57.9%
Kayak
30.8%
Barrel
3.7%
Helicopter
4.6%

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