On This Day: November 12th Quiz Stats

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In response to the hostage situation in Tehran, US President Jimmy Carter orders a halt to all ______ imports into the United States from Iran.
1979
Petroleum
91%
Agricultural
4%
Automobile
1.5%
Lead
1.2%
This French sculptor and illustrator, known for his work, ‘The Thinker’, is born.
1840
Auguste Rodin
88.1%
Constantin Brâncuși
1.9%
Edgar Degas
6.7%
Alberto Giacometti
3.2%
Captain Robert Scott and his crew are discovered to have perished during their expedition to ____.
1912
the South Pole
84.8%
El Dorado
1.9%
Lake Ninococha
0.7%
Mount Everest
11.9%
This man is expelled from the Soviet Communist Party, leaving Joseph Stalin in undisputed control of the Soviet Union.
1927
Leon Trotsky
83.8%
Alexander Kerensky
2.6%
Mikhail Tukhachevsky
3.1%
Leo Tolstoy
9.3%
In Tokyo, the International Military Tribunal for the Far East sentences seven Japanese military and government officials, including this general, to death for their roles in World War II.
1948
Hideki Tojo
73.7%
Kuniaki Koiso
3%
Kanji Ishiwara
17.4%
Nobusuke Kishi
4.2%
This man publishes a formal proposal for the World Wide Web.
1990
Tim Berners-Lee
68.7%
Robert Cailliau
7.9%
Vint Cerf
4.6%
Robert E. Kahn
16.4%
A team of rock climbers led by Warren Harding completes the first ascent of The Nose on El Capitan in this national park.
1958
Yosemite
62.6%
Yellowstone
20.2%
Grand Canyon
8.9%
Zion
6.3%

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