On This Day: July 20th II Quiz Stats

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This Detroit automaker ships its first car, five years before introducing the iconic Model T.
1903
Ford
95.5%
Chevrolet
0.9%
Chrysler
1.8%
Pontiac
1%
German officer Claus von Stauffenberg and other conspirators fail in their attempt to assassinate Adolf Hitler in a plot often called this.
1944
Operation Valkyrie
85.1%
Gunpowder Plot
3%
Operation Overlord
5%
Operation Barbarossa
6.3%
This country legalizes same-sex marriage, becoming the first non-European country and fourth country overall to do so.
2005
Canada
80.1%
United States
11.5%
China
0.7%
Peru
6.1%
Having already broken Babe Ruth’s career home run mark, this Atlanta Brave hits his final home run, number 755 of his career.
1976
Hank Aaron
78.9%
Willie Mays
9.7%
Chipper Jones
2.4%
Reggie Jackson
7.6%
This founder of modern genetics, who coined the terms ‘recessive’ and ‘dominant’ in reference to traits, is born in the Austrian Empire.
1822
Gregor Mendel
72%
Dmitri Mendeleev
13.5%
Carl Friedrich Gauss
8.4%
Jonas Salk
5.5%
This Sioux chief surrenders to US federal troops, eventually settling on Standing Rock Reservation. He would later travel with Buffalo Bill Cody’s Wild West show for a season and inspire the Ghost Dance movement.
1881
Sitting Bull
64.6%
Crazy Horse
31.6%
Tecumseh
2.7%
Metacom
0.4%
This writer, dissident, and statesman, instrumental in the Velvet Revolution in Czechoslovakia, resigns as president of that country after Slovakia declared independence.
1992
Václav Havel
53%
Lech Wałęsa
23.7%
Slavoj Žižek
14.4%
Gerhard Schröder
7.5%

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