On This Day: March 18th Quiz Stats

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Jacques de Molay, the last Grand Master of this Christian military order, is burned at the stake by King Philip IV of France.
1314
Knights Templar
84.2%
Teutonic Knights
6.3%
Knights Hospitalier
3.5%
Order of Saint Lazarus
5.8%
Henry Wells and William G. Fargo launch their namesake business of this type in New York City.
1852
Shipping and banking
80.1%
Department store
4.5%
Law firm
3.2%
Insurance
11.1%
This world leader meets Hitler in the Alps to discuss Germany's war against France and Britain.
1940
Benito Mussolini
75.4%
Hirohito
3.9%
Joseph Stalin
17.8%
Boris III
0.7%
Soviet consultants leave this country, the first indication of the Tito-Stalin Split.
1948
Yugoslavia
71.3%
Romania
7.9%
Austria
5.2%
Ukraine
14%
This man, the first Prime Minister of Great Britain, dies after a rapid decline in health.
1745
Robert Walpole
64.3%
Henry Pelham
4.7%
William Cavendish
21.4%
John Stuart
9.2%
Mohandas Gandhi begins a six-year prison sentence, but only serves two years before being released for surgery for this condition.
1922
Appendicitis
47%
Broken arm
1.7%
Lymphoma
6.1%
Malnutrition
43.3%
The first and only free democratic parliamentary election takes place in this former communist dictatorship.
1990
East Germany
42.7%
Yugoslavia
16.4%
Czechoslovakia
28.4%
North Vietnam
9.8%

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