On This Day: May 19th II Quiz Stats

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This leader founds the Legion of Honour, the highest French order of merit for military and civil distinctions.
1802
Napoleon Bonaparte
88.7%
Maximilien Robespierre
9.5%
Arthur Wellesley
1%
Mikhail Kutuzov
0.7%
This nation announces that the Suez Canal is closed to Israeli ships and commerce.
1950
Egypt
88.2%
Lebanon
2.7%
Jordan
4.1%
Saudi Arabia
4.3%
This American minister and human rights activist, known as an advocate for Pan-Africanism, black self-determination, and black self-defense, is born.
1925
Malcolm X
82.2%
Medgar Evers
6.3%
Marcus Garvey
9%
James Baldwin
2.1%
This US President signs the Firearm Owners Protection Act, revising many provisions of the Gun Control Act of 1968.
1986
Ronald Reagan
77%
Jimmy Carter
6.9%
George H. W. Bush
9.6%
Bill Clinton
5.1%
The United States Congress passes the Emergency Quota Act, establishing national quotas on ______.
1921
Immigration
62.4%
Imported Goods
22.2%
Agricultural Production
12.4%
Pollution Emissions
2.8%
An oil spill north of Refugio State Beach deposits 3,400 barrels of crude oil into an area in ______ considered one of the most biologically diverse coastlines of the west coast.
2015
California
29.9%
Washington
9.6%
Oregon
9.7%
Alaska
49%
Though the Soviet Union had lost contact with the probe a month earlier, Venera 1 becomes the first man-made object to ______.
1961
Fly by Another Planet
25.2%
Orbit Earth
45.4%
Leave the Solar System
26.3%
Break the Sound Barrier
2%

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