On This Day: October 13th Quiz Stats

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Ankara replaces this city as the capital of Turkey.
1923
Istanbul
95.7%
Antalya
1.6%
Adana
1%
Konya
0.4%
The International Meridian Conference votes on a resolution to establish the meridian passing through the Royal Observatory of ______, in London, as the initial meridian for longitude.
1884
Greenwich
93.1%
Camden
3.5%
Bexley
1.5%
Sutton
1.7%
This English comedian and actor, known for creating and portraying fictional characters like Ali G, is born.
1971
Sacha Baron Cohen
86.5%
Simon Pegg
4.5%
Richard Ayoade
1.6%
John Oliver
5.2%
Uruguayan Air Force Flight 571 crashes in these mountains near the border between Argentina and Chile. The story of the 16 rescued survivors would gain worldwide attention.
1972
Andes
85.5%
Sierra Madres
6.9%
Maya
1%
Sierra Nevadas
4%
The mining accident in Copiapó, ______, comes to an end as all 33 miners arrive at the surface after surviving 69 days underground awaiting rescue.
2010
Chile
82.1%
Peru
10.6%
Panama
1.6%
El Salvador
3%
The new government of this nation sides with the Allies and declares war on Germany.
1943
Italy
50.5%
Finland
16.2%
Hungary
21.6%
Romania
10%
The ‘Miracle of the Sun’ is witnessed by an estimated 70,000 people in the Cova da Iria in Fátima, ______.
1917
Portugal
44.9%
Spain
21.8%
Brazil
19.1%
Mexico
13.4%

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