On This Day: July 11th II Quiz Stats

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After a mere 79 days selling a much-maligned new version of its flagship soft drink, this brand returns to its original ‘Classic’ formula.
1985
Coca-Cola
93.7%
Pepsi
3.9%
Dr Pepper
1.1%
Sprite
0.5%
French King Louis XVI dismisses Jacques Necker as chief minister, sparking riots in Paris that would culminate in the storming of the ______ a few days later.
1789
Bastille
91.2%
Palace of Versailles
6.7%
Notre-Dame Cathedral
1.3%
Élysée Palace
0.8%
This landlocked Asian country, part of the land from which Genghis Khan began his 13th century empire, declares independence from China for the second time in a decade.
1921
Mongolia
87%
Nepal
9.9%
Kyrgyzstan
1.6%
Pakistan
1.1%
David Bowie releases this appropriately-themed single, featuring the character Major Tom, just over a week before the Apollo 11 moon landing.
1969
Space Oddity
85.6%
Life on Mars?
9.6%
Changes
1.6%
Under Pressure
2.4%
Former US President William Howard Taft is sworn is as ______, making him the only person to hold both offices.
1921
Chief Justice of the United States
72.1%
Speaker of the House
9.9%
Secretary of State
13.9%
President Pro Tempore of the Senate
3.5%
In Johannesburg, South Africa, this country wins its first FIFA World Cup with a 1-0 extra time victory over the Netherlands thanks to a goal by Andrés Iniesta.
2010
Spain
62.2%
Italy
11.2%
Mexico
16.3%
Belgium
9.3%
Black intellectuals and activists, including this author of ‘The Souls of Black Folk,’ form the Niagara Movement, whose fight for equality for African-Americans inspired the founding of the NAACP a few years later.
1905
W.E.B. Du Bois
54.9%
Booker T. Washington
21.8%
Frederick Douglass
14.3%
Marcus Garvey
8.8%

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