On This Day: June 30th II Quiz Stats

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The world’s first emergency telephone number, 999, is introduced, covering a 12 mile radius around Oxford Circus in this city.
1937
London
93.1%
Dublin
1.2%
New York City
2.9%
Chicago
1.4%
This Margaret Mitchell novel of the Civil War-era South, which would win the Pulitzer Prize and become a celebrated Hollywood film, is published.
1936
Gone with the Wind
91.1%
To Kill a Mockingbird
3.4%
Uncle Tom's Cabin
2.7%
The Birth of a Nation
1.5%
A French acrobat named Charles Blondin becomes the first person to cross this transnational landmark on a tightrope.
1859
Niagara Falls
89.4%
Grand Canyon
9%
Angel Falls
1.2%
Zion Canyon
0.3%
This lawyer, intellectual, and politician retires after 15 years as Prime Minister of Canada, a position his son would later achieve.
1984
Pierre Trudeau
82.3%
John Turner
1.3%
Justin Trudeau
13.4%
Brian Mulroney
1.5%
The Homestead Strike begins between the Amalgamated Association of Iron and Steel Workers and the steel company founded by this man, culminating in a battle between workers and private security agents a week later.
1892
Andrew Carnegie
62.4%
John D. Rockefeller
19.9%
J.P. Morgan
7.5%
Cornelius Vanderbilt
9.4%
Charles Guiteau, a disgruntled American writer and lawyer, is hanged in Washington, D.C. for the assassination of this US President.
1882
James Garfield
58.9%
Abraham Lincoln
7.2%
William McKinley
30.4%
Ulysses S. Grant
3.4%
Hitler loyalists begin the multi-day extrajudicial executions known by this name in an attempt to consolidate their chancellor’s power.
1934
Night of the Long Knives
37.2%
Beer Hall Putsch
20.4%
Blitzkrieg
17.6%
Kristallnacht
23.7%

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