On This Day: January 3rd Quiz Stats

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This English writer and poet, known for his fantasy novels like ‘The Hobbit’, is born.
1892
J.R.R. Tolkien
94.4%
C. S. Lewis
2.6%
H. P. Lovecraft
0.5%
T. S. Eliot
1.5%
This territory, which was purchased from Russia in 1867, is admitted as the 49th US state.
1959
Alaska
93.7%
Hawaii
2.8%
Arizona
1.3%
Oklahoma
0.5%
This now syndicated comic strip, which was written and illustrated by Charles M. Schulz, is published daily for the last time.
2000
Peanuts
91.5%
Garfield
3.7%
Dilbert
1.5%
Doonesbury
1%
The March of _____, an organization which today works to improve the health of mothers and babies, is established by President Franklin D. Roosevelt.
1938
Dimes
83.5%
Pennies
8.8%
Nickels
3.7%
Quarters
2.5%
American General George Washington defeats British General Charles ______ at the Battle of Princeton.
1777
Cornwallis
76.4%
Greene
5.3%
Burgoyne
13.4%
Arnold
4.7%
Joseph Jenkins Roberts, who was born a free man in Norfolk, Virginia, is sworn in as the first president of this African nation.
1848
Liberia
68.7%
Angola
4.6%
Ethiopia
8.9%
Kenya
17.3%
In Moscow, George Bush and this Russian president sign the second Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty (START).
1993
Boris Yeltsin
50.6%
Mikhail Gorbachev
37.8%
Vladimir Putin
7%
Dmitry Medvedev
2.5%

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