On This Day: November 24th Quiz Stats

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The Texas Provincial Government authorizes the creation of a horse-mounted police force, called the ______.
1835
Texas Rangers
94.3%
Dallas Cowboys
1.8%
Texas Troopers
3.2%
Western Wardens
0.6%
Charles Darwin publishes this, which today is considered to be the foundation of evolutionary biology.
1859
On the Origin of Species
84%
A Theory of Evolution
14.1%
Observations of Galápagos Finches
0.6%
A History of Mankind
1%
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
74.2%
John Hopper
12.5%
J. D. Potter
5.1%
William Conner
5.9%
______ signs an interim agreement with the P5+1 countries, limiting its nuclear program in exchange for reduced sanctions.
2013
Iran
73.8%
Pakistan
8.9%
India
4.4%
China
10.2%
In Ethiopia, Donald Johanson and Tom Gray discover the 40% complete Australopithecus afarensis skeleton, who gets her nickname ______ from a Beatles song.
1974
Lucy
72.9%
Eleanor
10.8%
Jude
8.1%
Penny
5.7%
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
61.2%
Sudan
13.8%
Kenya
18.1%
Mali
4.8%
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
32.4%
Wilt Chamberlain
49.3%
Julius Erving
11.6%
Elgin Baylor
5%

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