On This Day: July 10th Quiz Stats

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The temperature reportedly hits 134 °F (57 °C) in this region of North America, considered by some to be the highest temperature ever recorded on Earth.
1913
Death Valley
91%
Yosemite National Park
2.1%
Bryce Canyon
1%
Sonoran Desert
2.4%
The Rainbow Warrior, a vessel owned by this environmental organization, is bombed and sunk in Auckland harbor by French DGSE agents.
1985
Greenpeace
85.7%
Sierra Club
3.7%
National Audubon Society
2.8%
Earthjustice
3%
During the American Revolution, this man, the last King of France before the French Revolution, declares war on the Kingdom of Great Britain.
1778
Louis XVI
84.2%
Napoleon I
8.3%
Henry VIII
4.2%
Charles X
3.3%
This Serbian-American inventor, best known for his contributions to the design of the modern alternating current (AC) electricity supply system, is born.
1856
Nikola Tesla
81.8%
Thomas Edison
7.5%
Albert Einstein
1.6%
Michael Faraday
6.4%
The ______ government is established in France, representing the unoccupied ‘Free Zone’ in the southern part of France during World War II.
1940
Vichy
75.3%
Lyon
11.2%
Rouen
6.3%
Colmar
3%
In Miami, this former Panamanian leader is sentenced to 40 years in prison for drug and racketeering violations.
1992
Manuel Noriega
60.7%
Pablo Escobar
18.7%
Augusto Pinochet
4.6%
Daniel Ortega
11.1%
The United States takes possession of this territory, which it bought from Spain.
1821
Florida
56.9%
New Mexico
16.6%
Louisiana
23.8%
Oregon
1.4%

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