On This Day: October 12th Quiz Stats

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This Australian actor, known for his long-running role as Wolverine in the ‘X-Men’ film series, is born.
1968
Hugh Jackman
92.8%
Russell Crowe
3.4%
Christian Bale
2.2%
Ryan Reynolds
0.9%
This book by Douglas Adams, the first of five in his popular science fiction series, is published.
1979
The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy
81.5%
Dune
8%
Brave New World
4%
Ender's Game
5.5%
The Provisional Irish Republican Army attempts to assassinate this Prime Minister by detonating a bomb at the Grand Brighton Hotel.
1984
Margaret Thatcher
76.8%
James Callaghan
6.2%
John Major
9.9%
Harold Wilson
5.8%
The first celebration of this holiday in the United States is held in New York City.
1792
Columbus Day
75.8%
Halloween
15.8%
Guy Fawkes Night
2.2%
Oktoberfest
6.1%
The Criminal Tribes Act is enacted by British rule in ______, naming over 160 communities as ‘Criminal Tribes’.
1871
India
75.4%
Iraq
3.8%
Egypt
7.8%
Sudan
12.7%
President Theodore Roosevelt officially renames the ______ to the White House.
1901
Executive Mansion
61.1%
Presidential Palace
23.7%
Executive Estate
7.3%
White Residence
7.4%
Equatorial Guinea becomes independent from ______.
1968
Spain
23.1%
France
37.5%
Portugal
34.5%
Denmark
4.1%

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