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The Texas Provincial Government authorizes the creation of a horse-mounted police force, called the ______.
1835
Texas Rangers
93.8%
Dallas Cowboys
2%
Texas Troopers
3.5%
Western Wardens
0.7%
Charles Darwin publishes this, which today is considered to be the foundation of evolutionary biology.
1859
On the Origin of Species
83.9%
A Theory of Evolution
13.9%
Observations of Galápagos Finches
0.7%
A History of Mankind
1.1%
______ signs an interim agreement with the P5+1 countries, limiting its nuclear program in exchange for reduced sanctions.
2013
Iran
74%
Pakistan
8.7%
India
4.4%
China
10%
During a severe thunderstorm over Washington state, a hijacker known as this parachutes from a Northwest Orient Airlines plane with $200,000 in ransom money. He has never been found.
1971
D. B. Cooper
73.6%
John Hopper
12.8%
J. D. Potter
5.2%
William Conner
6.1%
In Ethiopia, Donald Johanson and Tom Gray discover the 40% complete Australopithecus afarensis skeleton, who gets her nickname ______ from a Beatles song.
1974
Lucy
72.3%
Eleanor
11.1%
Jude
8.5%
Penny
5.6%
Joseph-Désiré Mobutu seizes power in this nation and becomes President. He rules the country for over 30 years, until being overthrown by rebels in 1997.
1965
Democratic Republic of the Congo
61.9%
Sudan
13.4%
Kenya
17.8%
Mali
4.9%
This American basketball player and sportscaster, who became the first player in NBA history to average a triple-double for a season in 1961-1962, is born.
1938
Oscar Robertson
31.8%
Wilt Chamberlain
49.1%
Julius Erving
12.1%
Elgin Baylor
5.4%

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