On This Day: May 31st Quiz Stats

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The clock tower at the Houses of Parliament in London, which houses Big ______, starts keeping time.
1859
Ben
98.5%
Boy
0.4%
Bell
0.7%
Bull
0.4%
This American actor and director, who played anti-hero cop Harry Callahan in the ‘Dirty Harry’ film series, is born.
1930
Clint Eastwood
93%
Morgan Freeman
1%
Gene Hackman
1.9%
Robert Redford
2.1%
Gilmore's Garden in New York City is renamed this, and is opened to the public.
1879
Madison Square Garden
82.2%
Highland Botanical Park
14.3%
Barclays Center
1%
Island Garden
1.7%
In accordance with the Uniform ______ Holiday Act passed by the US Congress in 1968, observation of Memorial Day occurs on the last ______ in May for the first time.
1971
Monday
80.4%
Friday
4.7%
Sunday
10.1%
Saturday
1.8%
On this island nation in the Indian Ocean, the Jaffna library is burned down, a violent example of ethnic biblioclasm.
1981
Sri Lanka
69.9%
Madagascar
16%
New Zealand
5.8%
Cabo Verde
5.1%
The Treaty of Vereeniging ends the Second Boer War, and ensures ______ control of South Africa.
1902
British
55.4%
French
5.8%
American
1.2%
Dutch
36.1%
Imperial Japanese Navy submarines begin a series of attacks on this major Oceania city.
1942
Sydney
39.1%
Wellington
12.7%
Port Moresby
28.9%
Perth
16.6%

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