On This Day: June 29th II Quiz Stats

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This New York financier is sentenced to 150 years in prison for running a Ponzi scheme that defrauded investors of billions of dollars.
2009
Bernard Madoff
90%
George Soros
2.9%
Warren Buffet
3.8%
Martin Shkreli
2.1%
Pope Pius XI issues an encyclical against the fascist policies of this politician known as Il Duce.
1931
Benito Mussolini
88.3%
Adolf Hitler
4.9%
Francisco Franco
5.9%
Hideki Tojo
0.6%
This Soviet dancer, choreographer, and actor defects to Canada while on tour in Toronto.
1974
Mikhail Baryshnikov
87.6%
Garry Kasparov
3.6%
Sergei Eisenstein
2.6%
Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
5.1%
Several townships, including Hyde Park, vote to join this Midwestern US city, making the city the country’s largest by area and second largest by population at the time.
1889
Chicago
85.5%
St. Louis
7.9%
Detroit
4.6%
Milwaukee
1.9%
This Virginian—known for exclaiming ‘Give me liberty, or give me death!’—is elected governor by the state assembly.
1776
Patrick Henry
82.1%
Thomas Jefferson
9.1%
George Washington
4.7%
James Madison
4.2%
This country, which holds the record for most FIFA World Cup titles, defeats Sweden 5-2 for its first championship.
1958
Brazil
71.1%
Germany
19%
Italy
5.5%
England
3.5%
En route to a 56-game hitting streak, this Yankee breaks the previous record of 41 games by George Sisler.
1941
Joe DiMaggio
63.9%
Babe Ruth
24.1%
Mickey Mantle
10.2%
Derek Jeter
1.2%

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