On This Day: June 26th Quiz Stats

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The iconic Cyclone wooden roller coaster opens in this New York City neighborhood.
1927
Coney Island
93.5%
Tribeca
1.6%
Little Italy
1.5%
Crown Heights
1.5%
This American baseball player, a five-time World Series champion who played 20 seasons with the New York Yankees, is born.
1974
Derek Jeter
83.1%
Jorge Posada
4.7%
Andy Pettitte
3.8%
Brett Gardner
4.9%
The Treaty of Nanking comes into effect, and this territory is ceded to the British ‘in perpetuity’.
1843
Hong Kong
81.8%
Macau
5.6%
Taiwan
7.6%
Tibet
4.9%
US President John F. Kennedy gives his ‘Ich bin ein Berliner’ speech (or this, in English), in which he calls for support of a democratic West Germany after the Berlin Wall is erected.
1963
I am a Berliner
80.9%
Stand by Berlin
3.6%
We’re all Berliners
7.4%
United with Berlin
4.9%
Madagascar gains its independence from ______.
1960
France
64.5%
United Kingdom
21.3%
United States
1%
Denmark
10.5%
This Christian observance is declared a federal holiday in the United States.
1870
Christmas
61.3%
Easter
32.4%
Lent
3.1%
Advent
2.1%
The US Supreme Court rules, 5–4, that same-sex couples have a constitutional right to marriage under the ______ Amendment to the United States Constitution.
2015
14th
36.6%
12th
11.3%
19th
19.2%
20th
29%

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