On This Day: March 17th Quiz Stats

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______ becomes the first female Prime Minister of Israel.
1969
Golda Meir
89.5%
Isabel Perón
4.7%
Mary Robinson
1%
Milka Planinc
3.1%
Researchers at the University of California, Berkeley announce the creation of element 98, which they name ______.
1950
Californium
79.1%
Berkelon
10.5%
Calvium
4.5%
Berkton
4.7%
This American singer and TV host, known for his renditions of ‘Unforgettable’ and ‘Mona Lisa’, is born.
1919
Nat King Cole
70.3%
Frank Sinatra
13.6%
Duke Ellington
3.5%
Tony Bennett
11.7%
This American swimmer, the most decorated female athlete of the 2016 Olympic Games, is born.
1997
Katie Ledecky
62.6%
Natalie Coughlin
7.4%
Missy Franklin
18.8%
Amanda Weir
9%
During the American Revolution, George Washington grants the Continental Army a holiday 'as an act of solidarity with the ______ in their fight for independence'.
1780
Irish
52%
French
39.6%
Spanish
5.7%
Germans
2.7%
A referendum to end apartheid in South Africa is passed 68.7% to 31.2%. In what year did the institution of apartheid begin?
1992
1948
37%
1922
20.3%
1965
24.8%
1901
15.7%
The Italian Republic, with this man as president, becomes the Kingdom of Italy.
1805
Napoleon I
27.6%
Giuseppe Mazzini
65.1%
Kaiser Wilhelm
3.4%
Benjamin Disraeli
3.5%

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