On This Day: October 14th II Quiz Stats

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While flying over this island, a US reconnaissance plane photographs Soviet missiles being installed, eventually leading to an international crisis.
1962
Cuba
95.7%
Madagascar
0.9%
Jamaica
0.9%
Samoa
1%
This American Air Force officer and flying ace becomes the first human to officially break the sound barrier.
1947
Chuck Yeager
82.2%
Alan Shepard
5.9%
Charles Lindbergh
8.2%
Buzz Aldrin
2.5%
This team defeats the Detroit Tigers to clinch the World Series. The franchise won’t win the World Series again until 2016.
1908
Chicago Cubs
74%
Boston Red Sox
18.8%
Cleveland Indians
4%
Philadelphia Phillies
3.1%
This man becomes President of Egypt one week after the assassination of Anwar Sadat. He will remain in power until 2011.
1981
Hosni Mubarak
71.7%
Muammar Gaddafi
7%
Yasser Arafat
15.2%
Mohamed Morsi
4.3%
Burmese opposition leader ______ is awarded the Nobel Peace Prize.
1991
Aung San Suu Kyi
61.2%
Benazir Bhutto
21.1%
Indira Gandhi
8.1%
Malala Yousafzai
7.8%
This American basketball coach, nicknamed the ‘Wizard of Westwood’ and winner of ten NCAA national championships, is born.
1910
John Wooden
59.8%
Bill Russell
15.3%
Dean Smith
8.8%
James Naismith
15.7%
Isolated on the international scene and surrounded by hostile neighbors, ______ joins the Central Powers.
1915
Bulgaria
58.1%
Germany
13.3%
Italy
21.2%
Russia
6.7%

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