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
92.8%
Yosemite National Park
1.7%
Bryce Canyon
0.9%
Sonoran Desert
2%
The Rainbow Warrior, a vessel owned by this environmental organization, is bombed and sunk in Auckland harbor by French DGSE agents.
1985
Greenpeace
87.7%
Sierra Club
3.7%
National Audubon Society
2.6%
Earthjustice
2.5%
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%
Napoleon I
8.5%
Henry VIII
4.1%
Charles X
3.4%
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
83%
Thomas Edison
7.4%
Albert Einstein
1.6%
Michael Faraday
6%
The ______ government is established in France, representing the unoccupied ‘Free Zone’ in the southern part of France during World War II.
1940
Vichy
76%
Lyon
11.4%
Rouen
6.4%
Colmar
3.1%
In Miami, this former Panamanian leader is sentenced to 40 years in prison for drug and racketeering violations.
1992
Manuel Noriega
65.4%
Pablo Escobar
16.2%
Augusto Pinochet
4.2%
Daniel Ortega
10.4%
The United States takes possession of this territory, which it bought from Spain.
1821
Florida
58.1%
New Mexico
15.1%
Louisiana
24.5%
Oregon
1.2%

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