On This Day: May 20th Quiz Stats

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______ and Jacob Davis receive a US patent for blue jeans with copper rivets.
1873
Levi Strauss
94.3%
Henry David Lee
3.8%
Bernard Lichtenstein
1%
Barry Perlman
0.8%
This pilot takes off from Newfoundland to begin the world’s first solo nonstop flight across the Atlantic Ocean by a female pilot, landing in Ireland the next day.
1932
Amelia Earhart
88.5%
Bessie Coleman
3.4%
Harriet Quimby
1.9%
Amy Johnson
4.4%
In Operation Redwing, the first United States airborne hydrogen bomb is dropped over this region of the Marshall Islands.
1956
Bikini Atoll
83.9%
Toke Atoll
4.9%
Knox Atoll
4.9%
Majuro
3.1%
This American singer-songwriter and actress, known for hit songs like ‘Believe’ and ‘Dark Lady’, is born.
1946
Cher
72.1%
Tina Turner
11.6%
Celine Dion
4.4%
Barbra Streisand
9.4%
In a referendum in ______, the population rejects, by 60% of the vote, a government proposal to move towards independence from Canada.
1980
Quebec
71.8%
British Columbia
8.8%
Saskatchewan
3.1%
Prince Edward Island
12.7%
The independence of this nation is recognized by Portugal, formally ending 23 years of Indonesian rule and three years of provisional UN administration.
2002
Timor-Leste
55.1%
Papua New Guinea
21.7%
Sri Lanka
14.3%
Taiwan
5.1%
This Caribbean country gains independence from the United States. Tomás Estrada Palma becomes the country's first President.
1902
Cuba
47.5%
Haiti
14.1%
Dominica
16.2%
Bahamas
21.2%

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