On This Day: June 11th Quiz Stats

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This American actor, who starred as the title character in ‘Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory’, is born.
1933
Gene Wilder
94.1%
Mel Brooks
2.6%
Cleavon Little
0.8%
Peter Boyle
1.3%
The boundaries of the Colony of New Zealand are extended by the UK to include these Islands, which were named after a famous British explorer.
1901
Cook
78.7%
Marshall
11.4%
Solomon
6.7%
Virgin
2.7%
This Alabama governor defiantly stands at the door of Foster Auditorium at the University of Alabama in an attempt to block two black students from attending that school. They eventually are able to register.
1963
George Wallace
73.6%
Hubert Humphrey
6.8%
Strom Thurmond
8.3%
Eugene McCarthy
8.7%
The Soviet Union, under Joseph Stalin, executes eight army leaders. Stalin’s campaign of political repression during this time period is known as the Great ______.
1937
Purge
72%
Suppression
16.1%
Silence
3.6%
Eradication
6.2%
The Broad Street Riot occurs in Boston, fueled by ethnic tensions between Yankees and ______ Americans.
1837
Irish
70.7%
Italian
8.2%
Native
16%
African
5%
The US Government forcibly removes the last holdouts to the Native American Occupation of this, ending 19 months of control.
1971
Alcatraz
37.8%
US Capitol
6.3%
National Mall
12.1%
Mount Rushmore
40.7%
A US Congress resolution formally recognizes the contributions of Antonio Meucci in the invention of this.
2002
Telephone
23.3%
Radio
26.3%
Light Bulb
15.8%
Internet
31.2%

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