On This Day: January 17th Quiz Stats

 Plays Quiz Updated Jan 17, 2018

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Gulf War combat begins with the launch of Operation ______.
1991
Desert Storm
87.9%
Iraqi Freedom
2.6%
Enduring Freedom
1.8%
Desert Fox
5.7%
Lorrin A. Thurston, along with the Citizens' Committee of Public Safety, overthrows the Kingdom of ______ and the government of Queen Liliʻuokalani.
1893
Hawaii
81.4%
Tahiti
5.9%
Tonga
9%
Vanuatu
3.6%
The United States pays Denmark $25 million for the ______.
1917
Virgin Islands
77.9%
Channel Islands
5.7%
Samoan Islands
10.3%
Balearic Islands
5.3%
This cartoon character, created by E. C. Segar, first appears in the Thimble Theatre comic strip.
1929
Popeye the Sailor
71.5%
Daffy Duck
4.3%
Woody Woodpecker
19.7%
Fred Flintstone
3.2%
This well-known Canadian-American actor, who first gained recognition on the sketch comedy series ‘In Living Color,’ is born.
1962
Jim Carrey
70.9%
Ben Stiller
4.9%
Jeff Daniels
3.2%
Damon Wayans
19.2%
The Doomsday Clock is set to five minutes to midnight in response to this country’s nuclear testing.
2007
North Korea
63.7%
Iran
23.7%
India
4.5%
Russia
6%
In his televised farewell address to the nation, US President Dwight D. Eisenhower coins this term while warning against the informal alliance between a nation's military and the arms industry which supplies it.
1961
Military–Industrial Complex
55.6%
Arms Race
32.7%
Space Race
5.6%
Military–Arms Obsession
4.4%

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