On This Day: November 30th Quiz Stats

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American novelist Samuel Clemens is born. He is better known by this pen name.
1835
Mark Twain
94.6%
Edgar Allan Poe
3.3%
Jack London
1%
William Faulkner
1.2%
Michael Jackson releases this album, which eventually becomes the best-selling record album in history.
1982
Thriller
87.9%
Off The Wall
2%
Bad
6.3%
Ben
0.3%
This Jeopardy! contestant's 74 game winning streak, reportedly responsible for a 22% rise in the show's ratings, comes to an end.
2004
Ken Jennings
80.9%
Jason Sterlacci
5.3%
Brad Rutter
6.8%
Julia Collins
2.4%
Soviet forces cross the Finnish border in several places, bombing Helsinki and other Finnish cities, and thus starting the ______.
1939
Winter War
76.4%
Finnish Civil War
12%
Great Patriotic War
4.5%
Battle of Moscow
6.4%
The first modern instance of a person being struck by a _____ occurs in Sylacauga, Alabama.
1954
Meteorite
58.7%
Satellite
13.9%
Lightning bolt
25.3%
Smooth criminal
0.7%
Barbados gains its independence from this nation.
1966
United Kingdom
57.5%
United States
2.3%
France
17.3%
Spain
20.5%
In this US city, demonstrations against a World Trade Organization meeting by anti-globalization protesters catch police unprepared, forcing the cancellation of opening ceremonies.
1999
Seattle
50.5%
Portland
5.8%
San Francisco
15.4%
Los Angeles
23.9%

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