On This Day: September 20th II Quiz Stats

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In the Battle of the Alma, the first major battle of this war, Britain and France defeat Russia.
1854
Crimean War
85.3%
First Opium War
4.5%
Russo-Japanese War
6.4%
Second Serbian Uprising
2.9%
This ship, the world’s oldest commissioned naval vessel still afloat and often known by the nickname 'Old Ironsides,' is launched in Boston.
1797
USS Constitution
79.2%
USS Monitor
8.7%
USS Merrimack
7.4%
USS Ticonderoga
4.4%
This American writer, best known for his epic fantasy series ‘A Song of Ice and Fire,’ is born in New Jersey.
1948
George R. R. Martin
73.7%
Neil Gaiman
7.6%
Stephen King
4.7%
Ray Bradbury
11.8%
A Spanish expedition led by this Portuguese explorer sets off on the first circumnavigation of the globe (though the navigator in question would die en route).
1519
Ferdinand Magellan
70.8%
Vasco da Gama
23.3%
Vasco Núñez de Balboa
4.7%
John Cabot
1%
This US Vice President is sworn in as President after the death of President James A. Garfield, who was shot at a railroad station in Washington, D.C.
1881
Chester A. Arthur
56.4%
Theodore Roosevelt
7.9%
Rutherford B. Hayes
23.1%
Millard Fillmore
11.1%
An army of this king captures Rome, forcing Pope Pius IX to surrender the Papal States after a 1,000 year reign, which allows for the unification of a Italy as a nation-state.
1870
Victor Emmanuel
38.5%
Giuseppe Garibaldi
43.1%
Benito Mussolini
6.9%
Giuseppe Mazzini
10.3%
This Chicago gangster attempts to assassinate his rival Al Capone in a drive-by shooting that, despite his hotel being peppered with over 1,000 shots, Capone escaped.
1926
Bugs Moran
27%
Lucky Luciano
25.4%
Baby Face Nelson
16.8%
John Dillinger
28.9%

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