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______ and Jacob Davis receive a US patent for blue jeans with copper rivets.
1873
Levi Strauss
94.4%
Henry David Lee
3.9%
Bernard Lichtenstein
1%
Barry Perlman
0.7%
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 Northern Ireland the next day.
1932
Amelia Earhart
87.3%
Bessie Coleman
3.3%
Harriet Quimby
1.9%
Amy Johnson
5.2%
In Operation Redwing, the first United States airborne hydrogen bomb is dropped over this region of the Marshall Islands.
1956
Bikini Atoll
82.9%
Toke Atoll
4.9%
Knox Atoll
5.3%
Majuro
3.5%
In a referendum in ______, the population rejects, by 60% of the vote, a government proposal to move towards independence from Canada.
1980
Quebec
72.1%
British Columbia
9.1%
Saskatchewan
3.4%
Prince Edward Island
11.5%
This American singer-songwriter and actress, known for hit songs like ‘Believe’ and ‘Dark Lady’, is born.
1946
Cher
71.3%
Tina Turner
11.3%
Celine Dion
4.5%
Barbra Streisand
10%
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
57.1%
Papua New Guinea
20.9%
Sri Lanka
12.8%
Taiwan
5%
This Caribbean country gains independence from the United States. Tomás Estrada Palma becomes the country's first President.
1902
Cuba
48.2%
Haiti
14.6%
Dominica
15.6%
Bahamas
20.4%
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