On This Day: October 17th Quiz Stats

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______ imposes an oil embargo against a number of Western countries, considered to have helped Israel in its war against Egypt and Syria.
1973
OPEC
93.8%
OECD
2.5%
BOAD
0.9%
IBRD
1%
American rapper Marshall Mathers, known professionally by this stage name, is born.
1972
Eminem
91%
50 Cent
3.7%
Dr. Dre
3.2%
Nas
0.4%
This notorious American mobster and crime boss, sometimes known by the nickname Scarface, is convicted of income tax evasion.
1931
Al Capone
90.9%
John Dillinger
3.2%
Bugsy Siegel
4%
Eliot Ness
1.1%
The Department of Education Organization Act is signed into law, codifying the US Department of Education and the US Department of Health and ______ Services.
1979
Human
89.6%
Personal
6.8%
Helpful
0.7%
Valuable
1%
This German-born theoretical physicist flees Nazi Germany and moves to the United States.
1933
Albert Einstein
76%
Niels Bohr
5.5%
Enrico Fermi
1.8%
J. Robert Oppenheimer
15.3%
This now defunct American electronics company, at one time the dominant communications firm in the United States, is incorporated.
1919
RCA
68.4%
Casio
9.8%
JVC
12.9%
Sharp
8.5%
This golf tournament, the oldest of the four major championships in professional golf, takes place for the first time.
1860
The Open Championship
40.7%
US Open
18.2%
PGA Championship
8.8%
Masters Tournament
32.3%

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