On This Day: March 4th Quiz Stats

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This English Quaker receives a charter making him the sole proprietor of a colonial territory.
1681
William Penn
88.7%
John Mason
3.6%
Cecil Calvert
3%
William Alexander
4%
The first flight of this airship takes off from Friedrichshafen, Germany.
1936
Hindenburg
80.2%
Graf Zeppelin
15.7%
Wingfoot Air Express
1%
Dixmude
0.8%
This world leader wins a presidential election amid allegations of voter fraud.
2012
Vladimir Putin
69.6%
Nicolas Sarkozy
6.3%
Hugo Chávez
18.9%
Abdoulaye Wade
2.7%
This US president is sworn in, delivering the longest inauguration speech at 8,443 words (one hour and 45 minutes).
1841
William Henry Harrison
59.2%
Andrew Jackson
15.1%
John Tyler
9.8%
James K. Polk
13.9%
The first case of this pandemic, which would go on to kill between 50 and 100 million people, is recorded at the Fungston Army Camp in Kansas.
1918
Spanish Flu
57.1%
Cholera
9.3%
Smallpox
27.1%
Malaria
4.3%
This future Holy Roman Emperor, nicknamed Barbarossa, is elected King of Germany.
1152
Frederick I
51.6%
Otto I
35%
Charles III
9.5%
Conrad II
3.7%
William Herschel observes this celestial body with his six-foot reflecting telescope.
1774
Orion Nebula
22.5%
Cat's Eye Nebula
3.7%
Pluto
22.6%
Uranus
49.7%

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