On This Day: May 16th Quiz Stats

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Pope Benedict XV canonizes this heroine of France who was burned at the stake for heresy.
1920
Joan of Arc
92.9%
Marie Antoinette
2.8%
Isabelle Romée
0.9%
Madame du Barry
0.9%
In Hollywood, the first of these award ceremonies takes place.
1929
Academy Awards
87.2%
Tony Awards
1.7%
Grammy Awards
4.6%
Emmy Awards
3.8%
Junko Tabei becomes the first woman to reach the summit of this mountain.
1975
Mount Everest
83.6%
K2
7.9%
Mount Kilimanjaro
7.8%
Aconcagua
0.7%
This American actor, known for his roles in ‘The Grapes of Wrath’ and ‘12 Angry Men’, is born.
1905
Henry Fonda
74.2%
James Stewart
11.5%
Cary Grant
7.2%
Clark Gable
6.4%
A report by the Surgeon General of the United States C. Everett Koop states that the addictive properties of this are similar to those of heroin and cocaine.
1988
Nicotine
71.4%
Marijuana
10.3%
Alcohol
4.4%
Sugar
10.8%
The Sedition Act of 1918 is passed by the US Congress, making criticism of the ______ during wartime an imprisonable offense. It will be repealed less than two years later.
1918
Government
70%
Armed Forces
14.7%
Press
4.1%
USA
9.3%
The Communist Party of China issues the ‘May 16 Notice’, marking the beginning of the ______ Revolution.
1966
Cultural
50.8%
People's
34.9%
Capitalist
2.3%
Chinese
9%

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