On This Day: February 23rd Quiz Stats

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This famous conflict of the Texas Revolution begins.
1836
Battle of the Alamo
95.7%
Goliad Campaign
0.9%
Siege of Béxar
1%
Battle of Monterrey
2.4%
During the Battle of ______, a group of US Marines and a Navy hospital corpsman reach the top of Mount Suribachi and are photographed raising the American flag.
1945
Iwo Jima
88.1%
Okinawa
6.3%
Guam
2.1%
Manila
1.6%
The first mass inoculation of children against polio begins in Pittsburgh. Who is credited with developing the vaccine?
1954
Jonas Salk
80.3%
Alexander Fleming
7.5%
Louis Pasteur
7%
Robert Koch
3%
This American president signs an agreement with Cuba, which leases Guantánamo Bay to the United States ‘in perpetuity.’
1903
Theodore Roosevelt
68.8%
William McKinley
12.8%
Grover Cleveland
9.2%
William Howard Taft
8.1%
This American sociologist, historian, and activist, known for their work, ‘Black Reconstruction in America,’ is born.
1868
W. E. B. Du Bois
55.4%
Booker T. Washington
27.6%
Harriet Tubman
10.6%
Ida B. Wells
5.7%
Leopold III becomes King of this nation.
1934
Belgium
54.9%
Denmark
25.9%
Netherlands
15.4%
United Kingdom
2.4%
General Sunthorn Kongsompong leads a bloodless coup d'état in this Southeast Asian nation, deposing of Prime Minister Chatichai Choonhavan.
1991
Thailand
34.7%
Laos
22%
Cambodia
33%
Vietnam
7.8%

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