On This Day: May 15th Quiz Stats

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In ‘Standard Oil Co. of New Jersey v. United States’, the United States Supreme Court declares Standard Oil to be an unreasonable monopoly under this act, and orders the company to be broken up.
1911
Sherman Antitrust Act
81.1%
Revenue Act
6%
Tucker Act
4.6%
Business Act
7%
After more than eight years of fighting, the Soviet Army begins to withdraw 115,000 troops from this country.
1988
Afghanistan
77.9%
Ukraine
12.8%
Georgia
5%
Japan
1.2%
This southwest American resort city is founded when 110 acres of land are auctioned off.
1905
Las Vegas
63.7%
Palm Springs
29.3%
Coronado
3.1%
Myrtle Beach
3.7%
This MLB player begins what will become a record 56-game hitting streak.
1941
Joe DiMaggio
56.8%
Babe Ruth
20.1%
Ted Williams
8.4%
Lou Gehrig
12.5%
This Walt Disney character premiers in his first cartoon, called ‘Plane Crazy’.
1928
Mickey Mouse
50.7%
Donald Duck
23.8%
Goofy
20.3%
Oswald
3.4%
The final launch of the ______ space program occurs. Astronaut Gordon Cooper becomes the first American to spend more than a day in space, and the last American to go into space alone.
1963
Mercury
39.6%
Apollo
33.9%
Gemini
22%
X-15 Rocket Plane
1.7%
James Puckle, a London lawyer, patents one of the world's first _____.
1718
Machine Guns
19.2%
Refrigerators
14.3%
Combustion Engines
23%
Ballpoint Pens
43.5%

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