On This Day: September 12th II Quiz Stats

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The UN lifts sanctions against Libya after the country took responsibility for the 1988 bombing of Pan Am Flight 103 over this Scottish town. Libya also agreed to compensate the victims’ families.
2003
Lockerbie
82.5%
Oban
1.5%
Glasgow
9.5%
Inverness
5.4%
This singer and actress, who rose to fame on American Idol and later won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for ‘Dreamgirls,’ is born in Chicago.
1981
Jennifer Hudson
82.2%
Kelly Clarkson
13.5%
Viola Davis
2.2%
Katharine McPhee
1.7%
This NBC western, which ran for 14 years and launched the career of Michael Landon, premieres as the first regularly-scheduled TV program in color.
1959
Bonanza
67.4%
Gunsmoke
9.7%
Little House on the Prairie
21.7%
Wagon Train
1.2%
Archaeologists announce that they may have uncovered the remains of this king, who was the last English king to die in battle and was portrayed as a villain by Shakespeare in the play bearing his name.
2012
Richard III
64.8%
Henry V
8.9%
Henry VIII
9.1%
Richard I (the Lionheart)
15.6%
This MLB pitcher for the New York Mets, known as ‘Dr. K,’ sets the record for most strikeouts by a rookie with 246. He would finish the season with 276.
1984
Dwight Gooden
59.4%
Roger Clemens
26.8%
Mike Scott
6.8%
Ron Darling
6.1%
This anti-apartheid activist and a leader of the Black Consciousness Movement in South Africa dies in police custody. 20,000 people would come to his funeral.
1977
Steve Biko
57.4%
Desmond Tutu
23.2%
Walter Sisulu
14%
Stokely Carmichael
5.3%
At the Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia, this anti-Federalist Virginian, for whom a university is named, suggests adding a bill of rights similar to the document he wrote for his home state, but the measure is defeated.
1787
George Mason
42.4%
Thomas Jefferson
23.8%
James Madison
28.3%
James Monroe
5.5%

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