On This Day: July 27th Quiz Stats

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Researchers at the University of Toronto, led by biochemist Frederick Banting, prove that the hormone ______ regulates blood sugar.
1921
Insulin
95.2%
Aldosterone
0.6%
Testosterone
2.4%
Gastrin
0.9%
A bomb explodes at Centennial Olympic Park during the 1996 Summer Olympics in this city, killing two and injuring over one hundred more.
1996
Atlanta
83.6%
Sydney
2.8%
Barcelona
5.6%
Los Angeles
5.4%
The animated short ‘A Wild Hare’ is released, introducing this character for the first time.
1940
Bugs Bunny
83.4%
Oswald the Lucky Rabbit
1.9%
Br'er Rabbit
7.8%
Peter Cottontail
5.4%
This French politician, known for his role in the Reign of Terror, is arrested after encouraging the execution of more than 17,000 ‘enemies of the Revolution’.
1794
Maximilien Robespierre
72.7%
Napoleon Bonaparte
12%
Louis XVI
13.9%
Georges Danton
1.3%
This American actress, known for her role as Piper Chapman on the comedy-drama series ‘Orange Is the New Black’, is born.
1984
Taylor Schilling
45.4%
Laura Prepon
21.5%
Taryn Manning
17.8%
Kate Mulgrew
12.8%
The first permanent transatlantic telegraph cable is successfully completed, stretching from Valentia Island, Ireland, to Heart's Content, ______.
1866
Newfoundland
41.7%
Nova Scotia
37.1%
Maine
10.8%
New York
9.9%
Fighting in the Korean War ends when the United States, China, and North Korea sign an armistice agreement. This President of South Korea refuses to sign, but pledges to observe the armistice.
1953
Syngman Rhee
36.8%
Park Chung-hee
25.1%
Kim Il-sung
18.7%
Kim Dae-jung
17.3%

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