On This Day: March 13th Quiz Stats

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After 244 years, it is announced that these books will cease to be printed, moving exclusively to digital content.
2012
Encyclopedia Britannica
87.2%
National Geographic
5.2%
Strunk & White Elements of Style
1.4%
Oxford Atlas of the World
2.3%
This US Confederate President signs a law authorizing the use of slaves in Confederate fighting forces.
1865
Jefferson Davis
69.2%
Robert E. Lee
20.7%
Stonewall Jackson
7.5%
Patrick Cleburne
1.1%
The Great Blizzard of 1888 enters its third day, covering this US region with more than 50 in. of snowfall.
1888
New England
65.6%
Upper Midwest
20.8%
Northwest
8.2%
Lower Midwest
3.1%
The Moscow Peace Treaty goes into effect, ending the 3-month long Winter War between the Soviet Union and this defending nation.
1940
Finland
60.5%
Sweden
8.5%
China
22%
Iran
6.1%
Sir William Herschel discovers this planet, initially mistaking it for a passing comet.
1781
Uranus
56.1%
Mars
13.1%
Mercury
20.1%
Saturn
10.6%
This company puts forth its first public offering, with shares starting at $21. By the end of its first day of trading they are valued at $31.25.
1986
Microsoft
40.7%
Apple
46.2%
Dell
3.9%
AT&T
5.5%
This Beatles' song reaches #1, making it the band's seventh #1 hit in the US, where it would remain for two weeks.
1965
Eight Days a Week
19.7%
Yesterday
24%
Help!
27.1%
I Want to Hold Your Hand
26%

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