On This Day: May 13th Quiz Stats

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Captain Arthur Phillip leaves Portsmouth, England, with eleven ships full of convicts to establish a penal colony in ______.
1787
Australia
89.9%
New Zealand
7.3%
China
1.3%
Egypt
1.4%
Germany's conquest of France begins as the German army crosses the Meuse. Winston Churchill makes his 'Blood, Toil, Tears, and ______' speech to the House of Commons.
1940
Sweat
84.3%
Strength
5.3%
Passion
3.7%
Vigor
4.1%
This American singer-songwriter, known for his various hits like ‘Superstition’ and ‘Sir Duke’, is born.
1950
Stevie Wonder
81%
Marvin Gaye
7.8%
Tony Bennett
2.4%
Lionel Richie
6%
Mehmet Ali Ağca attempts to assassinate this pope in St. Peter’s Square in Rome.
1981
John Paul II
76.6%
Pope Benedict XVI
4.8%
Pope Paul VI
7.2%
Pope John XXIII
8.2%
The Battle of Palmito Ranch, generally recognized as the last land battle of the Civil War, ends with a Confederate Victory. In what state did the battle take place?
1865
Texas
51.1%
Georgia
19%
Tennessee
20.4%
Pennsylvania
8.4%
Three children report the first apparition of Our Lady of Fátima in this country.
1917
Portugal
49.3%
Mexico
27.8%
Italy
11.6%
France
9.5%
This country carries out two nuclear tests at Pokhran, leading the United States and Japan to impose economic sanctions.
1998
India
17.1%
North Korea
72.2%
Brazil
0.9%
Russia
6.6%

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