On This Day: October 16th II Quiz Stats

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‘The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe’ by this author is published, beginning ‘The Chronicles of Narnia’ series.
1950
C.S. Lewis
87.6%
J. R. R. Tolkien
5%
T. S. Eliot
3.5%
George R. R. Martin
3%
At the October 1978 Papal conclave, Karol Wojtyla is elected Pope ______, the first non-Italian pontiff since 1523.
1978
John Paul II
81.6%
Benedict XVI
7.4%
Paul VI
4.6%
Pius XII
4.7%
This Irish playwright, novelist, and poet, known for his novel ‘The Picture of Dorian Gray’, is born.
1854
Oscar Wilde
77.8%
James Joyce
14.5%
Charles Dickens
1.8%
Arthur Conan Doyle
5.7%
A commemoration of the Library of Alexandria that was lost in antiquity, the Bibliotheca Alexandrina in the ______ city of Alexandria is officially inaugurated.
2002
Egyptian
73.9%
Greek
13.9%
Turkish
8.2%
Israeli
1.9%
The Sixth Coalition attacks Napoleon Bonaparte in the Battle of ______, the largest battle in Europe prior to World War I.
1813
Leipzig
72%
Saipan
3.9%
Midway
10.8%
Berlin
13.2%
Chinese Communists begin the ______. It ends a year and four days later, by which time Mao Zedong had regained his title as party chairman.
1934
Long March
68%
Far Journey
2.4%
Great Leap Forward
26.2%
Enduring Progress
2.8%
This nation detonates its first nuclear weapon, becoming the world’s fifth nuclear power.
1964
China
61%
United Kingdom
14.6%
North Korea
13.8%
Soviet Union
9.2%

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