On This Day: March 5th II Quiz Stats

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In a speech at Westminster College, Missouri, Winston Churchill popularizes this term, used to describe the border between the Soviet sphere of influence and the rest of Europe.
1946
Iron Curtain
95.9%
Black Veil
1%
Steel Screen
0.7%
Immovable Wall
0.9%
The Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of ______ goes into effect after ratification by 43 nations.
1970
Nuclear Weapons
85.1%
Firearms
2.8%
Human Trafficking
7.6%
Illegal Drugs
2.7%
Following his patent on the first production-model revolver, this man founds Patent Arms Manufacturing to begin commercial production of the first practical repeating firearm.
1836
Samuel Colt
84.6%
John Browning
3.2%
Eli Whitney
1.1%
Oliver Winchester
11%
Six high-ranking members of Soviet politburo, including this General Secretary of the Communist Party, sign an order for the execution of thousands of Polish nationals, in what will become known as the Katyn massacre.
1940
Joseph Stalin
79.6%
Vladimir Lenin
8.1%
Benito Mussolini
4.7%
Leon Trotsky
6.4%
The ZX81, a pioneering ______ home computer, is launched by Sinclair Research, going on to sell over 1.5 million units around the world.
1981
British
67.5%
French
5.9%
German
23%
Spanish
1.8%
Parma, Tuscany, Modena and Romagna vote in referendums to join the Kingdom of ______.
1860
Sardinia
31.7%
Sicily
49%
Corsica
11.8%
Cyprus
6.6%
The Leftist-led uprising against British presence known as the March Intifada begins in this Arab nation.
1965
Bahrain
17.8%
Oman
18.1%
Yemen
39.5%
Kuwait
23%

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