On This Day: March 21st Quiz Stats

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Reza Shah Pahlavi asks foreign delegates to call his country Iran rather than this antiquated term, and decrees that the formal name of his country has changed.
1935
Persia
93.2%
Hindostan
1.3%
Farsi
3.2%
Scythia
1%
The Butler Act passes in Tennessee, prohibiting educators from teaching about this topic in public schools. The law is challenged later that year in the famous Scopes Monkey Trial.
1925
Evolution
90.1%
Human reproduction
3.9%
Racial discrimination
3.9%
Abortion
1.7%
This American aviator is presented with a Medal of Honor for taking the first solo trans-Atlantic flight.
1928
Charles Lindbergh
87.2%
Amelia Earhart
9%
Howard Hughes
2.3%
Glenn Curtiss
0.8%
This chirpy social media platform is founded, based on the idea of using SMS messages to communicate with an entire group.
2006
Twitter
86.1%
Myspace
3.2%
Facebook
6.2%
Instagram
2.2%
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. leads over 3,000 people on a third and final march from Selma, Alabama to this city in support of African-American voting rights.
1965
Montgomery, Alabama
83.2%
Memphis, Tennessee
10.7%
Oxford, Mississippi
1.9%
New Orleans, Louisiana
2%
This influential set of laws is adopted in France - the first modern legal code to have a pan-European scope.
1804
Napoleonic Code
71%
Treaty of Rights
10.5%
Magna Carta
17%
West Galician Code
1.6%
This stage and screen star, famous for his roles in 'True Romance' and 'Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy,' is born.
1958
Gary Oldman
59.5%
Colin Firth
16%
Val Kilmer
10.3%
Christian Slater
12.3%

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