On This Day: March 17th II Quiz Stats

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US President Dwight D. Eisenhower signs the National Security Council directive on the anti-Cuban covert action program that will ultimately lead to the ______ Invasion.
1960
Bay of Pigs
95.2%
Gulf of Sheep
1.4%
Harbor of Cows
0.5%
Lagoon of Chickens
0.5%
Belgium, France, Luxembourg, the Netherlands and the United Kingdom sign the Treaty of Brussels, a precursor to this treaty establishing NATO.
1948
North Atlantic Treaty
82.8%
National Agreement Treaty
4%
Neighboring Alliance Treaty
10.5%
New Assembly Treaty
1.5%
Eleven years after his death, 71 paintings from this Dutch artist finally cause a sensation at a show in Paris.
1901
Vincent van Gogh
79.7%
Johannes Vermeer
10.2%
Claude Monet
6.5%
Paul Cézanne
2.8%
This American actor and musician, known for several memorable roles including George Milton in ‘Of Mice and Men’ and Lieutenant Dan Taylor in ‘Forrest Gump’, is born.
1955
Gary Sinise
71.3%
Tom Hanks
17.4%
Bill Paxton
7%
Kevin Bacon
2.6%
Robin Cook, the leader of the House of Commons and a former foreign secretary, resigns from the British Cabinet after disagreeing with government plans for the 2003 invasion of ______.
2003
Iraq
67.6%
Afghanistan
24.4%
Somalia
3.7%
Ukraine
1.8%
Fearing for his life during the 1959 Tibetan uprising, this man, the 14th Dalai Lama, flees Tibet for India.
1959
Tenzin Gyatso
47.3%
Thich Nhat Hanh
21.9%
Dilgo Khyentse
8.2%
Thupten Jinpa
20.5%
This now-common office supply is patented by London resident Stephen Perry.
1845
Rubber band
18.3%
Paper clip
51.6%
Ballpoint pen
11.9%
Stapler
18.2%

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