On This Day: January 26th Quiz Stats

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Former Ford Motor Company executive Henry Leland launches the ______ Motor Company, which he later sells to his former employer.
1920
Lincoln
92.7%
Roosevelt
1.7%
Washington
2.2%
Jefferson
2.4%
Following the end of the British Raj, the new constitution of ______ goes into effect.
1950
India
89%
South Africa
5.1%
Canada
1.9%
Iraq
2.3%
This American actor, activist, race car driver, and businessman, who won an Academy Award for his performance in the film ‘The Color of Money’, is born.
1925
Paul Newman
77.1%
Robert Redford
5.3%
Marlon Brando
4%
Steve McQueen
12.4%
Troops loyal to nationalist General Francisco Franco, which are aided by Italy, take this capital of Catalonia during the Spanish Civil War.
1939
Barcelona
74.3%
Valencia
13.5%
Málaga
5%
Bilbao
5.6%
This territory, whose names originates from an Ojibwe word meaning ‘large water’, is admitted as the 26th US state.
1837
Michigan
73.9%
Florida
15.7%
Montana
5.3%
Arkansas
4.8%
Commemorated as Australia Day today, the British First Fleet sail into Port Jackson to establish this city, the first permanent European settlement on the continent.
1788
Sydney
59.3%
Melbourne
17.9%
Brisbane
7.9%
Perth
14.9%
Rioting breaks out in this city, the capital of Madagascar, sparking a political crisis that will result in the replacement of President Marc Ravalomanana.
2009
Antananarivo
48.8%
Abuja
17.7%
Asmara
15.2%
Addis Ababa
16.3%

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