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This American comedian, known for his ‘seven dirty words’ comedy routine, is born.
1937
George Carlin
82.3%
Richard Pryor
8.2%
Louis C.K.
3.3%
Bill Hicks
3.7%
A group of pioneers, known as this, depart Springfield, Illinois, for California, on what will become a year-long journey of hardship and cannibalism.
1846
Donner Party
78.6%
Denny Party
2.9%
James Party
6.1%
Lewis Party
12%
In North Africa, Tunisia becomes a ______ protectorate.
1881
French
76.8%
German
3.7%
American
1.7%
Dutch
16.4%
Former US President Jimmy Carter arrives in Cuba for a five-day visit with Fidel Castro, becoming the first President of the United States, in or out of office, to visit the island since Castro's ______ revolution.
2002
1959
73.7%
1949
8.3%
1939
2.3%
1969
12.2%
The US tanker SS Virginia is torpedoed in the mouth of this American river by the German submarine U-507.
1942
Mississippi
60.2%
Columbia
17.3%
Colorado
6.8%
Rio Grande
12.8%
The Italian-built airship Norge becomes the first vessel to fly over this.
1926
North Pole
44.4%
Atlantic Ocean
21.7%
Mediterranean Sea
19.5%
Mount Everest
12.2%
The National University of San Marcos, the oldest university in the Americas, is founded in this South American capital city.
1551
Lima
27.2%
Buenos Aires
41.7%
San José
11.3%
Rio de Janeiro
19.7%

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