On This Day: October 27th Quiz Stats

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This underground subway system, now among the biggest and oldest in the world, begins operating.
1904
New York City Subway
90.9%
Beijing Subway
1.9%
Berlin U-Bahn
3%
Rome Metro
3.5%
The United States annexes the former ______ colony of West Florida.
1810
Spanish
87.4%
Portuguese
4.4%
French
7.8%
Russian
0.4%
The Democratic Republic of the Congo is renamed this (but changed back in 1997).
1971
Republic of Zaire
83.6%
Tanganyika
5.3%
South West Africa
5.6%
Upper Volta
4.8%
This American statesman, author, explorer, soldier, and naturalist, who served as the 26th President of the United States, is born.
1858
Theodore Roosevelt
83%
William McKinley
7.2%
William Howard Taft
4.3%
Grover Cleveland
5.2%
Ronald Reagan suspends construction of the new US Embassy in this city due to covert listening devices discovered in the building's structure.
1988
Moscow
65.3%
Havana
11.7%
Tehran
18.4%
Mexico City
3.3%
After 12 years, this nation withdraws combat troops from Afghanistan, marking the end of Operation Herrick.
2014
United Kingdom
55.7%
France
7.4%
Denmark
9.5%
Russia
25.8%
The British government deregulates its Stock Exchange in an event now referred to as the ______.
1986
Big Bang
26.5%
Stock Smack
5%
Financial Flip
18.3%
London Leap
49.1%

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