On This Day: July 21st Quiz Stats

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The first major battle of the American Civil War, known as the First Battle of ______ Run, begins and ends in victory for the Confederate army.
1861
Bull
88.6%
Elk
3.2%
Deer
3.7%
Moose
4%
This American author, who wrote ‘For Whom the Bell Tolls’ among other works, is born.
1899
Ernest Hemingway
82.1%
F. Scott Fitzgerald
4.9%
John Steinbeck
8.6%
J. D. Salinger
3.4%
This seventh and final novel of the Harry Potter book series is released by British author J. K. Rowling.
2007
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows
74.3%
Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince
12.6%
Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix
7.4%
Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire
3.4%
In Dayton, Tennessee, this high school biology teacher is found guilty of teaching evolution in class and fined $100.
1925
John T. Scopes
70.6%
Clarence Darrow
19.5%
Albert B. Fall
3.2%
Charles Coughlin
5.3%
Leopold I is inaugurated as the first King of the ______.
1831
Belgians
59.4%
French
6.5%
Danish
17.3%
Swedes
16.8%
Sirimavo Bandaranaike is elected Prime Minister of this island nation, becoming the modern world's first female head of government.
1960
Sri Lanka
55.5%
Bahamas
3.6%
Fiji
19.3%
Philippines
19.8%
The world's lowest temperature in an inhabited location is recorded at Vostok Station, ______ at −128.6 °F (−89.2 °C).
1983
Antarctica
48%
Greenland
4.6%
Siberia
42.9%
Nunavut
2.5%

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