On This Day: September 1st II Quiz Stats

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Nazi Germany begins World War II by invading this country to its east.
1939
Poland
93.9%
Denmark
1%
Hungary
3.3%
Slovakia
1.4%
This ex-Vice President of the United States, who shot and killed Alexander Hamilton in a duel, is acquitted of treason for allegedly seeking to set up an empire of his own.
1809
Aaron Burr
90.1%
John Jay
1.8%
Elbridge Gerry
2.1%
John C. Calhoun
5.8%
In Libya, this man assumes power in a coup over King Idris; he would rule the country over 40 years.
1969
Muammar Gaddafi
86.3%
Saddam Hussein
4.5%
Haile Selassie
4.7%
Gamal Abdel Nasser
3.3%
This ‘Sun King’ of France dies at his lavish Palace of Versailles after reigning 72 years, the longest reign of any European monarch.
1715
Louis XIV
69.6%
Louis XVI
21.4%
Napoleon Bonaparte
1.3%
Charlemagne
7.6%
This Tony-, Grammy-, and Emmy-award winning actress and comedian, co-star of the show ‘Grace and Frankie,’ is born.
1939
Lily Tomlin
55.6%
Barbara Streisand
10.9%
Liza Minnelli
13.7%
Jane Fonda
19.2%
At the instigation of this European president, the first meeting of ‘Non-Aligned Countries’ is held in Belgrade during the Cold War.
1961
Josip Broz Tito
52.7%
Konrad Adenauer
17%
Francisco Franco
23.2%
Jawaharlal Nehru
6.2%
In the 'Match of the Century,' Bobby Fischer, a 29 year-old American, beats this defending champion from Russia to become world chess champion.
1972
Boris Spassky
51.3%
Garry Kasparov
35.6%
Anatoly Karpov
10.3%
David Bronstein
1.3%

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