On This Day: May 11th Quiz Stats

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Siam officially changes its name to ______ for the second time.
1949
Thailand
81.7%
Laos
6.8%
Cambodia
4.3%
Taiwan
5.6%
On a single day, eight people die during summit attempts of this mountain.
1996
Mount Everest
80.9%
K2
11.2%
Mount Kilimanjaro
4.7%
Denali
0.7%
This Spanish painter, known for his work ‘The Persistence of Memory’, is born.
1904
Salvador Dalí
76.2%
Pablo Picasso
18.1%
Joan Miró
3.4%
Juan Gris
1.2%
This state, known as the ‘Land of 10,000 Lakes’, is admitted to the Union.
1858
Minnesota
75.5%
Oregon
1.8%
Michigan
20.9%
Colorado
1.5%
______ becomes Prime Minister of the United Kingdom following talks between Conservatives and Liberal Democrats to form the UK's first coalition government since World War II.
2010
David Cameron
62.3%
Theresa May
6.2%
Tony Blair
17.6%
Gordon Brown
11.3%
This Nazi fugitive, one of the major organizers of the Holocaust, is captured in Buenos Aires, Argentina. He is eventually found guilty of war crimes during a highly publicized trial in Israel.
1960
Adolf Eichmann
57.5%
Josef Mengele
29.9%
Reinhard Heydrich
7.3%
Alois Brunner
3.1%
President ______ addresses Congress and asks for a Declaration of War against Mexico.
1846
James K. Polk
40.8%
Zachary Taylor
33.4%
John Tyler
12.1%
James Buchanan
13.6%

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