On This Day: July 24th Quiz Stats

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This French novelist and playwright, who wrote ‘The Three Musketeers’, is born.
1802
Alexandre Dumas
88.6%
Victor Hugo
7.4%
Alexander Pushkin
1.4%
Jules Verne
2.6%
Hiram Bingham III re-discovers this landmark, which he described as ‘the Lost City of the Incas’.
1911
Machu Picchu
81.2%
Chichen Itza
14.4%
Cahuachi
1%
Tulum
1%
The Treaty of Lausanne, settling the boundaries of modern ______, is signed in Switzerland by Greece, Bulgaria and other countries that fought in World War I.
1923
Turkey
74.1%
Iran
7%
Libya
4.7%
Ukraine
10.8%
During an official state visit to Canada, this French president tells a crowd of 100,000 in Montreal, ‘Vive le Québec libre (Long live free Quebec)’. The statement angered the Canadian government and many Canadian citizens.
1967
Charles de Gaulle
68.6%
René Coty
2.7%
Georges Pompidou
13%
Jacques Chirac
12%
After 17 months of travel, this man leads 148 Mormon pioneers into Salt Lake Valley, resulting in the establishment of Salt Lake City.
1847
Brigham Young
64.9%
Joseph Smith
29.5%
Wilford Woodruff
2.4%
Oliver Cowdery
1.5%
In a now iconic moment in MLB history, Kansas City Royals hitter George Brett has a game-winning home run against the New York Yankees nullified because his bat ______.
1983
Had Too Much Pine Tar
48.4%
Had Cork Inside
26.7%
Was Aluminum
10.9%
Was Too Long
10%
The draft of the British Mandate of ______ was formally confirmed by the Council of the League of Nations. It came into effect the following year.
1922
Palestine
35.3%
India
26.5%
South Africa
8%
Hong Kong
27.1%

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