On This Day: November 5th II Quiz Stats

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After being destroyed in World War II, the rebuilt ______ State Opera in Austria reopens with a performance of Beethoven's ‘Fidelio’.
1955
Vienna
91.7%
Linz
1.7%
Stuttgart
2.6%
Prague
3.3%
At age 45, this boxer KOs Michael Moorer to become the oldest Heavyweight boxing champion of all time, though he is perhaps best known today for the line of portable grills that bear his name.
1994
George Foreman
89.7%
Joe Frazier
3.7%
Larry Holmes
3%
Sonny Liston
2.2%
Once dubbed the ‘Butcher of Baghdad’, this former president of Iraq is sentenced to death for crimes against humanity, including his role in the 1982 massacre of 148 Shi'a Muslims.
2006
Saddam Hussein
89.5%
Muammar Gaddafi
4%
Bashar al-Assad
3%
Idi Amin
1.9%
With Rome under German occupation, ______ is bombed for the first time, despite the fact that Allied and Axis aircraft crews were generally commanded to respect its neutrality.
1943
Vatican City
83.6%
San Marino
6.1%
Monaco
3.5%
Liechtenstein
6.3%
At the 3rd Academy Awards, this WWI epic becomes the first film to win Oscars for both Best Picture and Best Director, a feat now common today.
1930
All Quiet on the Western Front
71.7%
The Bridge on the River Kwai
10.7%
Patton
3.1%
Wings
14.4%
Democratic candidate Woodrow Wilson is elected US President, defeating Republican incumbent William Howard Taft, and this third-party progressive candidate, who actually finished second.
1912
Theodore Roosevelt
53.1%
Eugene V. Debs
26.6%
William McKinley
8.4%
Warren G. Harding
11.8%
This English actress and performance artist, known for roles in films like ‘Michael Clayton’ and ‘We Need to Talk About Kevin’, is born.
1960
Tilda Swinton
51.9%
Cate Blanchett
24.5%
Rachel Weisz
11.2%
Frances McDormand
11.2%

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