On This Day: March 31st Quiz Stats

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This iconic Paris landmark opens to inaugurate the World's Fair, officially becoming the tallest man-made structure in the world.
1889
Eiffel Tower
96.6%
Notre Dame Cathedral
0.7%
Arc de Triomphe
1.1%
Sacré-Cœur Basilica
0.3%
This French thinker, remembered for his work in Geometry and for stating, 'Cogito ergo sum' (I think, therefore I am), is born.
1596
René Descartes
86.8%
Jean-Jacques Rousseau
10.5%
Nicolas Malebranche
1.7%
Baruch Spinoza
0.9%
The WWE, then WWF, debuts 'The Greatest Spectacle in Sports Entertainment,' at Madison Square Garden with the headline match featuring Hulk Hogan & Mr. T vs. 'Rowdy' Roddy Piper & Paul Orndorff.
1985
WrestleMania
82%
Royal Rumble
10.9%
Survivor Series
1.2%
King of the Ring
3.8%
Commodore Matthew Perry signs the Convention of Kanagawa, opening up trade between the United States and this country for the first time.
1854
Japan
75%
China
15.8%
Thailand
4.1%
Mongolia
4.6%
This English author of 'Jane Eyre' dies of tuberculosis weeks before her 39th birthday.
1855
Charlotte Brontë
61.6%
Jane Austen
34.9%
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
2%
Christina Rossetti
0.6%
Though abolished shortly thereafter, only to be reinstituted in 1942, the first observance of this measure takes place in the US.
1918
Daylight Saving Time
51.5%
Prohibition of Alcohol
21.2%
Legalization of Gambling
2.9%
Selective Service Draft
22.7%
The heads of the major Hollywood studios agree to the practices of the Motion Picture Production Code, also know by this term in honor of its developer, as a means of censoring risque content from their movies.
1930
Hays Code
46.3%
Metro Code
6.2%
Warner Code
42.4%
Washington Code
3.1%

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