On This Day: October 18th II Quiz Stats

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This inventor of the phonograph dies in West Orange, New Jersey at age 84.
1931
Thomas Edison
86.1%
Guglielmo Marconi
8.7%
John Dunlop
2.4%
Raymond Kurzweil
2.4%
This musical, winner of Best Picture at the 34th Academy Awards, receives its theatrical release.
1961
West Side Story
85.4%
A Man for All Seasons
2.6%
The Music Man
7.6%
All About Eve
3.5%
The Second ______ War ends as the Treaty of Tientsin is ratified at the Convention of Peking.
1860
Opium
71.9%
Boer
12.4%
Sino-Tibetan
10.8%
Qing
4.8%
This actor, known for his roles in Young Frankenstein and Everybody Loves Raymond, is born.
1935
Peter Boyle
63.2%
Carl Reiner
10.4%
Marty Feldman
15.1%
Brad Garrett
10.8%
The Burning of Falmouth takes place during the American Revolution. Falmouth would later become the most populous city in Maine, and is now known by what name?
1775
Portland
62.9%
Augusta
17.8%
Bangor
17.2%
Auburn
1.9%
In Baku, the Supreme Council of _________ adopts a declaration of independence from the USSR.
1991
Azerbaijan
55.5%
Armenia
9.9%
Kazakhstan
22.9%
Estonia
10.5%
Venera 4, a Soviet probe, reaches this destination and becomes the first craft to measure another planet's atmosphere.
1967
Venus
41.2%
Mars
46.6%
Jupiter
4.8%
Mercury
6.3%

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