On This Day: November 8th Quiz Stats

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This TV network, now known for airing shows like ‘Game of Thrones’ and ‘Veep’, is first launched.
1972
HBO
91.6%
Showtime
4.7%
Starz
1.1%
Cinemax
1.3%
This British chef and TV personality, known for his fiery temper and common use of expletives, is born.
1966
Gordon Ramsay
89.5%
Jamie Oliver
2.8%
Wolfgang Puck
3.7%
Anthony Bourdain
2.6%
A rebel faction of troops under General ______ fail in their initial effort to capture Madrid, but begin what would become an almost 3-year Siege of Madrid afterwards.
1936
Francisco Franco
82.2%
Juan Carlos
10.3%
Miguel Primo
2.1%
Alfonso Fernando
4.6%
US President Lyndon B. Johnson signs into law an antitrust exemption allowing the National Football League to merge with the upstart ______.
1966
American Football League
77.1%
United States Football League
4.1%
United Football League
2.8%
American Football Association
14.8%
While experimenting with electricity, Wilhelm Röntgen discovers the ______.
1895
X-ray
72.5%
Light Bulb
4.6%
Lightning Rod
9%
Transistor
13.8%
In what would become the bloodiest battle of the Iraq War, more than 10,000 US troops and a small number of Iraqi army units participate in a siege of this insurgent stronghold.
2004
Fallujah
61.5%
Baghdad
14.4%
Mosul
19.2%
Raqqa
3.4%
In Munich, Adolf Hitler leads the Nazis in an unsuccessful attempt to overthrow the German government, an event known as this.
1923
Beer Hall Putsch
56.9%
Bavarian Coup
9.3%
Munich Massacre
12.2%
November Revolution
21.4%

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