On This Day: July 16th Quiz Stats

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The ______ Age begins when the United States successfully detonates a plutonium-based test nuclear weapon near Alamogordo, New Mexico.
1945
Atomic
91.9%
Golden
3.2%
Fusion
1.9%
Fire
0.6%
Apollo 11, the first mission to land astronauts on the Moon, is launched from the Kennedy Space Center in ______.
1969
Florida
85%
South Carolina
0.8%
Texas
9.4%
California
1.6%
This American actor and comedian, who rose to prominence in the mid-1990s as a cast member on ‘Saturday Night Live’, is born.
1967
Will Ferrell
77.7%
Steve Carell
10%
Ben Stiller
6.9%
Paul Rudd
2.4%
Father Junípero Serra founds California's first mission. Over the following decades, it evolves into this border city.
1769
San Diego
66.5%
Los Angeles
7.5%
Tijuana
22.8%
Escondido
3.1%
The District of Columbia is established as the capital of the US after the Residence Act is signed into law. The federal government was located in ______ at the time the bill was passed.
1790
New York
66.1%
Boston
14.4%
Baltimore
13.3%
Charleston
4.6%
This man hits safely for his 56th consecutive game, a MLB record that still stands today.
1941
Joe DiMaggio
61.6%
Mickey Mantle
10.4%
Ted Williams
9.2%
Lou Gehrig
16.8%
This Chicago landmark, considered the city's most ambitious early 21st-century architectural project, is opened to the public.
2004
Millennium Park
45.7%
Navy Pier
8.1%
Willis Tower
37.9%
Magnificent Mile
4.8%

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