On This Day: June 20th Quiz Stats

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Samuel Morse receives a patent for the ______.
1840
Telegraph
91.3%
Telephone
2.5%
Radio
3.1%
Steam Engine
1.6%
This Australian-American actress, known for her roles in ‘Moulin Rouge!’ and ‘Rabbit Hole’ among others, is born.
1967
Nicole Kidman
85.9%
Reese Witherspoon
2.9%
Julia Roberts
4.1%
Naomi Watts
3.7%
This person is acquitted of the murders of her father and stepmother.
1893
Lizzie Borden
83.2%
Bertha Heyman
4.1%
Belle Starr
4%
Hannah Hanson Kinney
6.4%
The US Congress adopts the Great Seal of the United States, which features an eagle holding 13 arrows and ______.
1782
An Olive Branch
74.5%
A Musket
3.5%
A Serpent
11.4%
A Bow
10.4%
This person succeeds to the British throne.
1837
Queen Victoria
72%
King Edward VII
5.7%
Queen Elizabeth I
11.2%
King George IV
10.3%
This film is released in the United States, becoming the highest-grossing film of that time and starting the trend of films known as ‘summer blockbusters’.
1975
Jaws
69.3%
Star Wars
19%
Superman
2.4%
The Godfather
5.5%
The Secretary of State approves the transfer of ______ and his team of Nazi rocket scientists to the US under Operation Paperclip.
1945
Wernher von Braun
49.1%
Robert H. Goddard
4.1%
J. Robert Oppenheimer
40%
Sergei Korolev
3.8%

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