On This Day: November 21st Quiz Stats

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This man publishes a paper in the journal ‘Annalen der Physik’ which eventually leads to the mass-energy equivalence formula, E = mc².
1905
Albert Einstein
97.3%
Nikola Tesla
1.1%
Max Planck
0.5%
Werner Heisenberg
0.7%
Thomas Edison announces his invention of the ______, a machine that can record and play sound.
1877
Phonograph
95%
Microphone
1.9%
Radio
2.1%
LP Record
1%
National Security Council member Oliver North and his secretary start to shred documents allegedly implicating them in the ______.
1986
Iran–Contra Affair
89.5%
House Banking Scandal
4.4%
Wedtech Scandal
2%
Plame Affair
1.3%
In an event known as this, 31 people are killed in Dublin during the Irish War of Independence.
1920
Bloody Sunday
81.2%
Monday Massacre
5%
Dublin Disaster
2.2%
Irish Uprising
10.5%
US President Richard Nixon and Japanese Prime Minister Eisaku Satō agree on the return of this island to Japanese control. The US retains rights to bases on the island.
1969
Okinawa
64.3%
Kyushu
1.2%
Yakushima
2.5%
Iwo Jima
30%
Voters in this country overwhelmingly approve a new constitution, giving legitimacy to Park Chung-hee and the Fourth Republic.
1972
South Korea
60%
China
7.1%
Taiwan
16.6%
Vietnam
13.8%
This American actor and director, known for playing Egon Spengler in ‘Ghostbusters’ and for directing the film ‘Groundhog Day’, is born.
1944
Harold Ramis
59.6%
Dan Aykroyd
7.6%
Bill Murray
28.2%
Rick Moranis
3.1%

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