On This Day: May 8th II Quiz Stats

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The German ______ launches a bombing raid on Nottingham and Derby.
1941
Luftwaffe
90.3%
Kriegsmarine
2.7%
Waffen-SS
5.1%
Heer
1%
Branded a traitor during the ______ by revolutionists, influential chemist Antoine Lavoisier is, in just one day, tried, convicted, and guillotined in Paris.
1794
Reign of Terror
85.9%
Great Fear
1.7%
French Fright
5.6%
Rule of Tyranny
6.7%
This English environmentalist and TV host, best known for writing and presenting the natural history documentaries that form ‘The Life Collection’, is born.
1926
David Attenborough
83.3%
Alastair Fothergill
2.7%
Stephen Fry
4.9%
Richard Dawkins
8.5%
‘Great American Revolution’, the first steel roller coaster featuring this, opens at Six Flags Magic Mountain.
1976
Vertical Loop
71.6%
On-ride Camera
3%
Inverted Coaster Car
18.2%
Tunnel
2.7%
The 71-day standoff between federal authorities and the American Indian Movement members occupying the town of Wounded Knee, ______, ends with the surrender of the militants.
1973
South Dakota
63.7%
Wyoming
14.2%
Montana
9.1%
Oklahoma
8.8%
This future US President defeats a Mexican force north of the Rio Grande in what is the first major battle of the Mexican-American War.
1846
Zachary Taylor
52.2%
William Henry Harrison
8.8%
Martin Van Buren
4.5%
Andrew Jackson
34.2%
The Buddhist Crisis begins when soldiers of this country, under the Roman Catholic President Ngo Dinh Diem, open fire on Buddhists protesting a ban of the Buddhist flag.
1963
South Vietnam
48.4%
Laos
12.6%
Cambodia
30.9%
Singapore
4.2%

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