On This Day: October 20th Quiz Stats

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The United States Senate ratifies the ______ Purchase.
1803
Louisiana
94%
Gadsden
1%
Alaskan
3.8%
Virgin Islands
1.1%
This Australian landmark is opened by Elizabeth II after 14 years of construction.
1973
Sydney Opera House
87.8%
Cape Byron Lighthouse
0.6%
Sydney Harbour Bridge
8.2%
Sydney Tower
2.1%
National Transitional Council rebel forces capture this ousted Libyan dictator in his hometown of Sirte.
2011
Muammar Gaddafi
85.8%
Hosni Mubarak
3.7%
Idi Amin
6.7%
Omar Mukhtar
2.4%
This American singer-songwriter, known for hits like ‘Free Fallin'’ and ‘Learning to Fly’, is born.
1950
Tom Petty
83.8%
Stevie Nicks
3.3%
Roy Orbison
2.6%
Neil Young
9.2%
Yale, Princeton, Columbia, and Rutgers universities draft the first code of American ______ rules.
1873
Football
76.7%
Baseball
9.1%
Golf
1.2%
Rowing
12.3%
The House ______ Activities Committee begins its investigation into Communist infiltration of the film industry, resulting in a blacklist that prevents some from working for years.
1947
Un-American
71.2%
Anti-Capitalist
6%
Socialist
14.4%
Red
7.3%
The Convention of 1818 is signed between the United States and the United Kingdom, which settles the Canada–United States border on the ______ parallel for most of its length.
1818
49th
54%
39th
25.7%
29th
11.9%
59th
8.1%

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