On This Day: February 9th Quiz Stats

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The Beatles make their first appearance on this TV show, performing before an audience of 73 million viewers across the US.
1964
The Ed Sullivan Show
87%
The Sonny & Cher Comedy Hour
1.3%
The Tonight Show With Johnny Carson
6.8%
The Carol Burnett Show
1.4%
This English-American philosopher, author, and activist, who later penned ‘Common Sense’ in 1776, is born.
1737
Thomas Paine
84.5%
Alexander Hamilton
5%
James Madison
2.6%
Benjamin Franklin
7.8%
This man is elected the Provisional President of the Confederate States of America by the Confederate convention at Montgomery, Alabama.
1861
Jefferson Davis
75.7%
Alexander Stephens
1.5%
Robert E. Lee
19.7%
Robert Toombs
1.6%
A referendum for independence from this nation is overwhelmingly approved by voters in Lithuania.
1991
Soviet Union
73.3%
Germany
3.1%
Latvia
13.8%
Poland
5.1%
This pitcher becomes the first Negro League player to be voted into the USA's Baseball Hall of Fame.
1971
Satchel Paige
69.9%
Josh Gibson
9.3%
Cool Papa Bell
5.9%
Buck O'Neil
10.4%
After no candidate receives a majority of electoral votes in the US presidential election of 1824, the United States House of Representatives elects this man as President of the United States.
1825
John Quincy Adams
42.4%
Andrew Jackson
23%
Martin Van Buren
22.8%
James Monroe
10.7%
William G. Morgan, a YMCA physical education director, creates a game called Mintonette, which soon comes to be referred to as ______.
1895
Volleyball
27.5%
Basketball
16.6%
Badminton
52.1%
Soccer
1.5%

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