On This Day: October 20th Quiz Stats

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The United States Senate ratifies the ______ Purchase.
1803
Louisiana
93.3%
Gadsden
1.3%
Alaskan
4.2%
Virgin Islands
1.2%
This Australian landmark is opened by Elizabeth II after 14 years of construction.
1973
Sydney Opera House
86.6%
Cape Byron Lighthouse
0.6%
Sydney Harbour Bridge
8.4%
Sydney Tower
2.2%
National Transitional Council rebel forces capture this ousted Libyan dictator in his hometown of Sirte.
2011
Muammar Gaddafi
85.2%
Hosni Mubarak
3.6%
Idi Amin
6.4%
Omar Mukhtar
2.5%
This American singer-songwriter, known for hits like ‘Free Fallin'’ and ‘Learning to Fly’, is born.
1950
Tom Petty
82.5%
Stevie Nicks
3.5%
Roy Orbison
2.7%
Neil Young
9.3%
Yale, Princeton, Columbia, and Rutgers universities draft the first code of American ______ rules.
1873
Football
75.8%
Baseball
9.3%
Golf
1.3%
Rowing
12%
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
70.4%
Anti-Capitalist
6%
Socialist
14.1%
Red
7.4%
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
53.3%
39th
25.8%
29th
12%
59th
7.9%

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