On This Day: November 15th II Quiz Stats

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This Qatari media company launches their English-language news channel, the first such station to be headquartered in the Middle East.
2006
Al Jazeera
91.8%
Reuters
2%
Al Mayadeen
2.7%
NDTV
2%
Later becoming one of the Big Three American TV networks, the ______ radio network opens with 24 stations. They are sometimes called the ‘Peacock Network’ today.
1926
NBC
84.1%
ABC
4.8%
CBS
8.2%
FOX
2.5%
The independent State of ______ is proclaimed. In the following month, it is recognized by a handful of nations, including Egypt and Jordan.
1988
Palestine
74.5%
Somaliland
5.9%
Djibouti
11.7%
Kosovo
6.6%
Union General William Tecumseh Sherman leaves the captured city of ______, beginning his famed ‘March to the Sea’ which will end with the capture of the port of Savannah.
1864
Atlanta
73.3%
Jackson
5.4%
Raleigh
5.4%
Charleston
15.9%
Nicknamed ‘Macho Man’, this American wrestler and color commentator, often regarded as one of the greatest professional wrestlers in history, is born.
1952
Randy Savage
62.5%
Hulk Hogan
28.9%
Ric Flair
4.6%
Bret Hart
3.3%
This nation is declared a republic by Marshal Deodoro da Fonseca as Emperor Pedro II is deposed in a military coup.
1889
Brazil
39%
Portugal
18.8%
Mexico
20.6%
Chile
21.3%
This man and the Parti Québécois take power, becoming the first Quebec government of the 20th century clearly in favor of independence.
1976
René Lévesque
34.8%
Pierre Trudeau
45.2%
François Hollande
7.1%
Jacques Chirac
11.8%

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