On This Day: May 11th II Quiz Stats

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Supercomputer Deep Blue defeats Garry Kasparov in the last game of a rematch, becoming the first computer to beat a world-champion ______ player in a classic match format.
1997
Chess
93.7%
Checkers
0.7%
Poker
1.1%
Scrabble
0.8%
In the midst of a 16-game losing streak, this founder of CNN and former Atlanta Braves owner manages a game in place of coach Dave Bristol, who had been sent away on a ‘scouting’ trip.
1977
Ted Turner
82.2%
Vince McMahon
3.7%
Rupert Murdoch
6.9%
Sam Walton
4%
This American football quarterback, who was drafted by the Carolina Panthers with the first overall pick in 2011, is born.
1989
Cam Newton
74.4%
Russell Wilson
9.2%
Andrew Luck
6.6%
Jameis Winston
6.4%
This small, landlocked Western European country gains its independence.
1867
Luxembourg
74.2%
Monaco
11.7%
Moldova
7.3%
Estonia
4.3%
Prime Minister Spencer ______ is assassinated by John Bellingham in the lobby of the House of Commons, London.
1812
Perceval
61.8%
Jenkinson
4.4%
Canning
9.7%
Wellesley
23.9%
While traveling east to ______, Tsarevich Nicholas Alexandrovich of Imperial Russia is injured in a sword attack by a policeman, known as the Ōtsu incident today.
1891
Japan
50%
China
30.7%
Korea
8.2%
Siam
8.4%
This American poet wins a Pulitzer Prize for his volume of poems, ‘New Hampshire’.
1924
Robert Frost
47.1%
Langston Hughes
7.7%
Walt Whitman
28.4%
T. S. Eliot
13.9%

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