On This Day: May 22nd II Quiz Stats

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The ______ brothers are granted US patent number 821,393 for their ‘Flying-Machine’.
1906
Wright
98.5%
Rite
0.2%
Right
0.2%
Write
0.8%
To avoid alienating his WWII allies, this man disbands the Comintern, an international organization that advocated world communism.
1943
Joseph Stalin
83.4%
Mao Zedong
5.5%
Fidel Castro
3.4%
Leonid Brezhnev
6.6%
This English actor and director, a British film icon known for films like ‘Wuthering Heights’, ‘Rebecca’, and ‘Hamlet’, is born.
1907
Laurence Olivier
78.5%
Kirk Douglas
2.9%
Clark Gable
4.6%
Peter O'Toole
13.3%
The first ever ______ World Cup begins with New Zealand playing Italy at Eden Park in Auckland, New Zealand.
1987
Rugby
74.2%
Cricket
17.8%
Lacrosse
5.6%
Basketball
1.3%
The penal transportation of British convicts to the ______ colony in Australia is abolished.
1840
New South Wales
72.9%
New Brunswick
5.5%
Hawke's Bay
16%
Bristol
5.5%
A worldwide trade embargo against this Caribbean nation goes into effect, in an effort to punish its military rulers for not reinstating the country's ousted elected leader, Jean-Bertrand Aristide.
1994
Haiti
70.2%
Dominican Republic
7%
Cuba
18.3%
Jamaica
3%
This US President signs the Amnesty Act into law, restoring full civil and political rights to all but about 500 Confederate sympathizers.
1872
Ulysses S. Grant
67.4%
Andrew Johnson
19.4%
Rutherford B. Hayes
6.7%
James A. Garfield
6.2%

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