On This Day: May 2nd Quiz Stats

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This famous English soccer player, who is married to a former member of the Spice Girls, is born.
1975
David Beckham
94.6%
Alan Shearer
0.8%
Wayne Rooney
0.9%
Michael Owen
0.7%
This Russian monarch, who came to power when her husband Peter III was assassinated, is born.
1729
Catherine II
86.8%
Anna
6.3%
Elizabeth
2.7%
Praskovia Saltykova
2.8%
This American playwright wins the Pulitzer Prize for ‘Cat on a Hot Tin Roof’.
1955
Tennessee Williams
80.6%
Arthur Miller
12%
Edward Albee
2.8%
August Wilson
1.9%
A pastel version of ‘The Scream’, by Norwegian painter ______, sells for $120 million in a New York City auction, setting a new world record for a work of art at auction.
2012
Edvard Munch
79.1%
Vincent van Gogh
9.9%
Rembrandt
3.6%
Claude Monet
4%
This central African territory is established by King Léopold II of Belgium.
1885
Congo Free State
75.4%
Togoland
14.8%
Río Muni
1.3%
Basutoland
6.2%
King Charles II of England grants a permanent charter to the Hudson's Bay Company to open up the ______ trade in North America.
1670
Fur
74.5%
Weapons
2%
Cotton
6.4%
Tobacco
17.1%
Osama bin Laden, the suspected mastermind behind the September 11 attacks and the FBI's most wanted man, is killed by the United States special forces in Abbottabad, ______.
2011
Pakistan
64.5%
Syria
2.2%
Iraq
6.5%
Afghanistan
23.6%

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