On This Day: October 13th II Quiz Stats

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In Washington, DC, the cornerstone of the ______ (known today as the White House), is laid.
1792
Executive Mansion
88.6%
Managerial Building
1.3%
Governing Estate
5.5%
Commander’s Palace
4.6%
This American singer-songwriter is awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature ‘for having created new poetic expressions within the great American song tradition.’
2016
Bob Dylan
87.7%
Bruce Springsteen
5.1%
Neil Young
2.4%
Johnny Cash
2.9%
The Boston Americans win the first modern World Series, defeating the Pittsburgh ______ in Game 8.
1903
Pirates
79.3%
Penguins
4.4%
Steelers
10.8%
Phillies
4.9%
Written by Juan José Espinosa de los Monteros, the Declaration of Independence of the ______ Empire against Spain is publicly proclaimed.
1821
Mexican
76.1%
Brazilian
11.7%
Philippine
5.5%
Cuban
6.2%
‘52nd Street’, the 6th studio album by ______, is released, eventually winning a Grammy Award for Album of the Year.
1978
Billy Joel
73%
Elton John
11.3%
Paul McCartney
5.9%
Eric Clapton
8.2%
This English chemist and politician, who served as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1979 to 1990, is born.
1925
Margaret Thatcher
69.9%
Tony Blair
8.4%
Edward Heath
7.5%
John Major
13.2%
The IOC agrees to posthumously reinstate gold medals won in the 1912 Olympics by this versatile Native American athlete, who had controversially been stripped of them.
1982
Jim Thorpe
67.8%
Red Grange
9.8%
Jesse Owens
12.9%
Knute Rockne
7.7%

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