On This Day: June 20th Quiz Stats

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Samuel Morse receives a patent for the ______.
1840
Telegraph
92.7%
Telephone
2.1%
Radio
2.6%
Steam Engine
1.4%
This Australian-American actress, known for her roles in ‘Moulin Rouge!’ and ‘Rabbit Hole’ among others, is born.
1967
Nicole Kidman
89.2%
Reese Witherspoon
2.4%
Julia Roberts
2.7%
Naomi Watts
3.1%
This person is acquitted of the murders of her father and stepmother.
1893
Lizzie Borden
87.3%
Bertha Heyman
3.1%
Belle Starr
3.2%
Hannah Hanson Kinney
4.7%
The US Congress adopts the Great Seal of the United States, which features an eagle holding 13 arrows and ______.
1782
An Olive Branch
77%
A Musket
3%
A Serpent
10.6%
A Bow
9.3%
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
72.3%
Star Wars
18.2%
Superman
1.8%
The Godfather
4.8%
This person succeeds to the British throne.
1837
Queen Victoria
70.3%
King Edward VII
5.9%
Queen Elizabeth I
12.7%
King George IV
10.5%
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
49.4%
Robert H. Goddard
4.3%
J. Robert Oppenheimer
40.5%
Sergei Korolev
3.4%

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