On This Day: July 12th II Quiz Stats

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One day after being wounded in a duel with US Vice President Aaron Burr, this former Secretary of the Treasury dies in New York.
1804
Alexander Hamilton
91.8%
John Jay
2.2%
Thomas Paine
4.4%
Gouverneur Morris
1.6%
After an energizing grassroots campaign for the Democratic nomination, this Vermont senator endorses his rival Hillary Clinton in a New Hampshire speech.
2016
Bernie Sanders
90.5%
Martin O'Malley
1%
Joe Biden
5.8%
Christopher Dodd
0.9%
Nearly a month after the end of the Falklands War, Britain announces it will return the final 593 POWs to ______, its adversary in the conflict.
1982
Argentina
85.4%
Ireland
6.2%
Cuba
3.2%
Egypt
3.9%
This MLB pitcher, for whom the yearly award for best pitcher is named, wins his 300th game (he would eventually retire with a record 511 wins).
1901
Cy Young
83.1%
Walter Johnson
5.2%
Sandy Koufax
6.2%
Nolan Ryan
4.9%
The Chicago White Sox forfeit the second game of a doubleheader when fans storm the field to participate in what was supposed to be a humorous destruction of ______ records after the genreā€™s popularity had waned.
1979
disco
81.6%
country
5.9%
blues
3.4%
rock and roll
8.1%
Presidential candidate Walter Mondale names this New York congresswoman as his running mate on the Democratic ticket, making her the first female VP candidate for a major party in US history.
1984
Geraldine Ferraro
81.3%
Nancy Pelosi
8.7%
Sarah Palin
3.8%
Barbara Boxer
4.7%
This transcendentalist writer and naturalist, known for his attempt at simple, self-sufficient living at Walden Pond in Concord, MA, is born.
1817
Henry David Thoreau
66.6%
Ralph Waldo Emerson
17.6%
Walt Whitman
11.4%
Edgar Allan Poe
4.3%

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