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
88.7%
Luis Sáenz Peña
3.5%
Victorino de la Plaza
2.6%
Héctor José Cámpora
2.9%
This American comedic actor, known for his role on 'The Andy Griffith Show', dies.
2006
Don Knotts
76.6%
Dennis Weaver
4.2%
Jerry Lewis
10.5%
Benny Hill
6.2%
This US President is the first ever to be impeached.
1868
Andrew Johnson
61.2%
Andrew Jackson
21.7%
James Garfield
9.2%
Franklin Pierce
6.5%
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
52.7%
Christmas
35.9%
All Saints' Day
6.3%
Epiphany
4.8%
This opera, the first of its kind that is still regularly performed, makes its premiere in Mantua, Italy.
1607
L'Orfeo
52%
Dafne
14.1%
Giasone
10.3%
Giulio Cesare
22.7%
This US Fleet Admiral, who commanded the decisive American victory at Midway in World War II, is born.
1885
Chester W. Nimitz
45.7%
William L. Calhoun
3.2%
Dwight D. Eisenhower
13.1%
Douglas MacArthur
36%
The last and most severe period of Roman persecution of Christians and other religious minorities begins following an edict by this emperor.
303
Diocletian
30.2%
Galerius
5.9%
Nero
56.4%
Maxentius
7.4%

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