On This Day: January 6th II Quiz Stats

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Alfred Vail sends the first successful dot-and-dash-based telegraph, using a code developed by this man.
1838
Samuel Morse
95.9%
Thomas Edison
1.6%
Guglielmo Marconi
2.1%
Carl Friedrich Gauss
0.4%
This English comedian and actor, best known for his character Mr. Bean, is born in Consett, England.
1955
Rowan Atkinson
90.5%
Simon Pegg
3.3%
Bill Bailey
1.9%
Stephen Fry
3%
This Augustinian friar, known as the 'father of modern genetics' for his work on the heredity of pea plants, dies in Brünn at the age of 61.
1884
Gregor Mendel
74.1%
Alfred Sturtevant
5.1%
Dmitri Mendeleev
15.1%
Hugo de Vries
5.4%
Satwant Singh and Kehar Singh are sentenced to death and executed for their role in the assassination of this Indian Prime Minister.
1989
Indira Gandhi
72.7%
Benazir Bhutto
15%
Chandra Shekhar
1.9%
Jawaharlal Nehru
8.6%
New Mexico is admitted as the 47th US state, with _________ as its capital.
1912
Santa Fe
70.1%
Phoenix
2.2%
Albuquerque
24.8%
Carson City
2%
This children's TV show, known for songs like 'Three Is a Magic Number' and 'I'm Just a Bill', premieres on ABC in the US.
1973
Schoolhouse Rock!
59.1%
Romper Room
1.8%
Sesame Street
28.6%
The Electric Company
9%
This American football coach, nicknamed 'Chucky', returns to coach the Oakland Raiders after a 9-year coaching hiatus as a broadcaster.
2018
Jon Gruden
46.1%
John Madden
29%
Pat Shurmur
8.1%
Bill Callahan
14.7%

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