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This American novelist and poet, best known as the author of ‘Little Women’, is born.
1832
Louisa May Alcott
86.3%
Jane Austen
9.2%
Margaret Fuller
2.1%
Edith Wharton
1.7%
Believing US strategy in Vietnam was failing, this Secretary of Defense announces his resignation, and becomes President of the World Bank.
1967
Robert McNamara
76.2%
Thomas Gates
10.6%
Clark Clifford
5.1%
Neil H. McElroy
5.7%
Atari announces the release of ______, the first commercially successful video game.
1972
Pong
71.1%
Pac-Man
18.7%
Donkey Kong
6.5%
Galaga
1.2%
This President-elect fulfills a campaign promise by traveling to Korea in an effort to find out what can be done to end the conflict.
1952
Dwight D. Eisenhower
68.3%
Richard Nixon
4.8%
Harry S. Truman
19%
Lyndon B. Johnson
5.7%
John VI of Portugal flees Lisbon from advancing Napoleonic forces during the Peninsular War, transferring the Portuguese court to ______.
1807
Brazil
63.9%
Guinea-Bissau
7.5%
Cabo Verde
20.2%
Mozambique
8.3%
The United Nations General Assembly approves a plan for the partition of ______.
1947
Palestine
61.8%
India
24.7%
Poland
10.1%
Mali
1.7%
US Admiral Richard E. Byrd leads the first flight over the ______, having taken off the previous afternoon.
1929
South Pole
40.3%
North Pole
52.4%
Siberian Taiga
1.6%
Mariana Trench
4.6%

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