On This Day: January 2nd Quiz Stats

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Japanese forces capture this capital of the Philippines.
1942
Manila
91.9%
Jakarta
4.8%
Bangkok
1.6%
Seoul
1%
This future American president is sworn in as Governor of California.
1967
Ronald Reagan
91.3%
Jimmy Carter
3.8%
Gerald Ford
2.7%
Bill Clinton
1.3%
This Russian-American author and academic, known for his ‘Foundation’ series of science fiction books, is born.
1920
Isaac Asimov
78%
Arthur C. Clarke
6.4%
Ray Bradbury
7.1%
H. G. Wells
8.1%
The Battle of Stones River resumes in central ______ after a day's respite, resulting in a significant Union victory.
1863
Tennessee
76.9%
Florida
3.4%
New York
8.8%
Texas
10.8%
President Richard Nixon signs a bill lowering the maximum US speed limit to ______ MPH in order to conserve gasoline during an OPEC embargo.
1974
55
73.9%
60
9.3%
65
9.8%
70
6%
Space probe 'Stardust' successfully flies past the ______ 'Wild 2', collecting samples that are returned to Earth.
2004
Comet
71.5%
Planet
6.9%
Star
9.7%
Moon
10.7%
American statesman and diplomat John Hay announces the ______ Policy to promote trade with China.
1900
Open Door
69.8%
Free Trade
20.8%
Friendship
5.8%
Accessible Commerce
3.3%

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