On This Day: May 5th Quiz Stats

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While in exile in Saint Helena, this world leader and military mastermind succumbs to stomach cancer.
1821
Napoleon Bonaparte
88.7%
Simon Bolivar
4.3%
Louis XVI
3.4%
King George III
2.3%
This namesake of the MLB's top pitching award throws the first perfect game of the Modern era, as the Boston Americans defeat the Philadelphia Athletics 3-0.
1903
Cy Young
85.9%
Addie Joss
2.5%
Rube Waddell
4.7%
Bill Carrick
4.5%
This horse wins the Kentucky Derby, setting a record time that still stands at Churchill Downs, the first victory on its way to a Triple Crown.
1973
Secretariat
79.9%
Seattle Slew
7.3%
War Admiral
4.9%
American Pharoah
4.9%
Italian forces march into this Ethiopian capital, bringing an end to the Second Italo-Ethiopian War and seizing control of the nation.
1936
Addis Ababa
72.4%
Bamako
4.4%
Mogadishu
16.1%
Kinshasa
4.3%
Known as a forefather of Existentialism, this Danish philosopher, and author of 'Sickness Unto Death' and 'Fear and Trembling', is born in Copenhagen.
1813
Søren Kierkegaard
60.2%
Arthur Schopenhauer
7.5%
Immanuel Kant
25.9%
Ludwig Feuerbach
5.9%
Mexican forces defeat the French at this battle, celebrations of which are today known unofficially as the Cinco de Mayo holiday.
1862
Battle of Puebla
39.9%
Battle of Camarón
9.1%
Battle of Acapulco
11.7%
Battle of San Jacinto
37.3%
Mary Dixon Kies becomes one of the first women to receive a US patent on receipt of one from this president, for her technique of weaving straw through silk for hats.
1809
James Madison
37.3%
Thomas Jefferson
33%
John Quincy Adams
18.3%
Martin Van Buren
11.4%

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