On This Day: February 24th Quiz Stats

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This populist Argentine president, known for his authoritarian measures and his immensely popular wife, is elected for the first time.
1946
Juan Domingo Perón
88.1%
Luis Sáenz Peña
3.6%
Victorino de la Plaza
2.5%
Héctor José Cámpora
3%
This American comedic actor, known for his role on 'The Andy Griffith Show', dies.
2006
Don Knotts
75.3%
Dennis Weaver
4.4%
Jerry Lewis
11.1%
Benny Hill
6.3%
This US President is the first ever to be impeached.
1868
Andrew Johnson
61.9%
Andrew Jackson
20.7%
James Garfield
9.5%
Franklin Pierce
6.2%
This opera, the first of its kind that is still regularly performed, makes its premiere in Mantua, Italy.
1607
L'Orfeo
52.2%
Dafne
13.9%
Giasone
10.5%
Giulio Cesare
22.2%
Pope Gregory XIII introduces the Gregorian calendar. His primary motivation was to stop the calendar drift of which holiday from its original celebration date?
1582
Easter
52.1%
Christmas
36.2%
All Saints' Day
6.5%
Epiphany
4.7%
This US Fleet Admiral, who commanded all Allied units in the Pacific theater in World War II, is born.
1885
Chester W. Nimitz
45.4%
William L. Calhoun
3.4%
Dwight D. Eisenhower
13.3%
Douglas MacArthur
35.4%
The last and most severe period of Roman persecution of Christians and other religious minorities begins following an edict by this emperor.
303
Diocletian
31%
Galerius
6%
Nero
55.7%
Maxentius
7.2%

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