On This Day: October 22nd Quiz Stats

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Using a filament of carbonized thread, this man successfully tests the first practical electric incandescent light bulb.
1879
Thomas Edison
91.3%
Nikola Tesla
6.5%
Henry Ford
0.8%
Hiram Maxim
0.5%
This group becomes the first all-female group to have an album reach number one on the US Billboard 200.
1966
The Supremes
88.9%
The Marvelettes
1.6%
The Shirelles
3.2%
The Ronettes
4.4%
The Kashmir conflict, a territorial conflict primarily between India and ______, begins following the partition of India.
1947
Pakistan
84.4%
Bhutan
1.9%
China
4.3%
Nepal
8.1%
US President John F. Kennedy announces that American reconnaissance planes have discovered Soviet ______ in Cuba.
1962
Nuclear Weapons
79.5%
Spies
6.6%
Leaders
0.7%
Airfields
11.7%
______ is released, popularizing a genre of open-world video games, as well as spurring controversy around violence in video games.
2001
Grand Theft Auto III
68.1%
GoldenEye 007
3.5%
Halo: Combat Evolved
23.5%
Half-Life 2
2.8%
This man is inaugurated as the first President of the Republic of Texas.
1836
Sam Houston
64%
Stephen F. Austin
28.9%
James K. Polk
4.4%
James Bowie
2.6%
This man, one of the leading figures in 20th-century French philosophy, is awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature, but turns down the honor.
1964
Jean-Paul Sartre
56.7%
Albert Camus
15.6%
René Descartes
16.7%
Franz Kafka
9.1%

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