On This Day: October 29th II Quiz Stats

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The New York Stock Exchange crashes in what will be called ‘Black Tuesday’, ending the Great Bull Market of the 1920s and beginning the ______.
1929
Great Depression
98.2%
Deep Recession
1%
Long Panic
0.1%
Big Bust
0.2%
The Suez Crisis begins when Israeli forces invade the ______ Peninsula, pushing Egyptian forces back toward the Suez Canal.
1956
Sinai
83.3%
Iberian
6.8%
Balkan
3.9%
Yucatan
5.3%
This American actress, who gained widespread recognition for early roles in ‘Beetlejuice’ and ‘Edward Scissorhands’, is born.
1971
Winona Ryder
72.4%
Christina Ricci
6.9%
Natalie Portman
5.2%
Helena Bonham Carter
14.4%
Leon Czolgosz, the assassin of this US President, is executed.
1901
William McKinley
68.5%
James A. Garfield
24.1%
Warren Harding
3.3%
Zachary Taylor
4%
______ merges with Northwest Airlines, creating the world’s largest airline at that time, and reducing the number of US legacy carriers to five.
2008
Delta Air Lines
63.2%
JetBlue
5.3%
Southwest Airlines
17.4%
Frontier Airlines
13%
Republican Congressman Paul Ryan is elected Speaker of the US House of Representatives, succeeding this man.
2015
John Boehner
63%
Mitch McConnell
15.9%
Orrin Hatch
7.1%
Rand Paul
12.8%
King ______ of Italy appoints Benito Mussolini as Prime Minister.
1922
Victor Emmanuel III
38.6%
Umberto I
50.5%
Otto II
8.8%
Conrad II
1.6%

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