On This Day: March 6th Quiz Stats

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After 13 days of fighting, the siege of this Texas mission and fortress ends when the remaining Texan soldiers surrender to Mexican general Santa Anna.
1836
Alamo
95.3%
San Jacinto
1.9%
Goliad
1%
Refugio
1.1%
Dmitri Mendeleev presents this scientific chart in public for the first time to the Russian Chemical Society.
1869
The periodic table of elements
87.8%
The structure of an atom
5.9%
Map of the solar system
1.5%
The structure of an animal cell
3.4%
This medicine is patented by Felix Hoffmann, who worked at the Germany company Bayer.
1899
Aspirin
86.1%
Penicillin
5.8%
Morphine
4.6%
Ritalin
1.6%
This controversial publisher and First Amendment defender is shot and paralyzed by a sniper outside of a courthouse in Georgia.
1978
Larry Flynt
80.4%
Hugh Hefner
3.4%
David Eisenbach
5.7%
Henry L. Jackson
8%
This journalist ends his tenure as the primary news presenter on 'CBS Evening News.'
1981
Walter Cronkite
78.5%
Dan Rather
11.3%
Chet Huntley
3.4%
Howard Cosell
4.2%
Robert Fulton, engineer and inventor of the first commercially-available vehicle of this kind, dies.
1815
Steamboat
75.9%
Automobile
6%
Submarine
3.9%
Bicycle
14.2%
This famous L.A. Lakers player is born.
1972
Shaquille O'Neal
73.2%
Michael Jordan
9.9%
Larry Bird
7.9%
LeBron James
6.8%

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