On This Day: January 11th II Quiz Stats

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This mountaineer, known for first reaching the summit of Mount Everest along with Tenzing Norgay, dies at age 88 in Auckland, New Zealand.
2008
Edmund Hillary
86.6%
Roald Amundsen
6.2%
Reinhold Messner
2.2%
George Mallory
3.4%
Alabama secedes from the United States. It would lend this city as the temporary capital of the Confederate States of America.
1861
Montgomery
82.2%
Jackson
11.8%
Auburn
1.7%
Huntsville
4.2%
This man, head of MGM, announces the founding of International Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
1927
Louis B. Mayer
73%
Cecil B. DeMille
20%
Henry B. Wimbush
2.1%
John B. Mather
4.2%
The ballet Romeo and Juliet, by this Russian composer, debuts at the Kirov Theatre in Leningrad.
1940
Sergei Prokofiev
65.3%
Alexander Glazunov
12.4%
Alexander Borodin
15.5%
Aram Khachaturian
5.7%
Japanese forces capture this city, the capital of the Federated Malay States.
1942
Kuala Lumpur
64.9%
Manila
20.5%
Bangkok
7.9%
Yangon
5.4%
William Herschel discovers Oberon & Titania, two moons of this planet.
1787
Uranus
36.4%
Mars
10.1%
Jupiter
49.5%
Mercury
4%
The Beatles release this single, the title track from their debut LP.
1963
Please Please Me
26.8%
I Want to Hold Your Hand
34.7%
A Hard Day's Night
30.9%
Twist and Shout
6.3%

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