On This Day: January 1st Quiz Stats

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This island opens to begin processing immigrants into the United States.
1892
Ellis Island
94.5%
Ellen Island
1.1%
Eli Island
1.8%
Edward Island
1.4%
This currency is introduced to world financial markets.
1999
Euro
93.3%
Renminbi
1.6%
Franc
1.2%
Ruble
1.3%
For the first time, a ______ is dropped in New York City's Times Square to signify the start of the New Year at midnight.
1908
Ball
91.7%
Key
1.2%
Clock
3.1%
Top Hat
1.7%
The first American college football bowl game, the ______ between Michigan and Stanford, is held in Pasadena, California.
1902
Rose Bowl
87%
Orange Bowl
5.2%
Cotton Bowl
2.9%
Sugar Bowl
3%
This dictator of Cuba is overthrown by Fidel Castro's forces during the Cuban Revolution.
1959
Fulgencio Batista
83.6%
Camilo Cienfuegos
4.6%
Ramón Grau
6%
Jacobo Árbenz
3.4%
The last ______ advertisements appeared on American television.
1971
Cigarette
83.1%
Beer
1.5%
Firearm
11.9%
Political
1%
This nation becomes the second independent country in North America when French rule ends.
1804
Haiti
77.1%
Jamaica
8.7%
Dominica
7.3%
Bahamas
7%

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