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Captain Arthur Phillip leaves Portsmouth, England, with eleven ships full of convicts to establish a penal colony in ______.
1787
Australia
90.6%
New Zealand
6.6%
China
1.4%
Egypt
1.3%
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
83.5%
Strength
5.2%
Passion
3.6%
Vigor
4.5%
This American singer-songwriter, known for his various hits like ‘Superstition’ and ‘Sir Duke’, is born.
1950
Stevie Wonder
80.4%
Marvin Gaye
7.9%
Tony Bennett
2.4%
Lionel Richie
5.8%
Mehmet Ali Ağca attempts to assassinate this pope in St. Peter’s Square in Rome.
1981
John Paul II
76.1%
Pope Benedict XVI
5%
Pope Paul VI
7.1%
Pope John XXIII
8%
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
19.1%
Tennessee
19.6%
Pennsylvania
8.8%
Three children report the first apparition of Our Lady of Fátima in this country.
1917
Portugal
50.4%
Mexico
26.8%
Italy
11.2%
France
9.3%
This country carries out two nuclear tests at Pokhran, leading the United States and Japan to impose economic sanctions.
1998
India
18.4%
North Korea
70.1%
Brazil
0.8%
Russia
6.7%
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