On This Day: September 6th II Quiz Stats

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The Funeral of Diana, ______ takes place in London, becoming one of the most watched events in history.
1997
Princess of Wales
94.3%
Princess of London
0.7%
Duchess of Sussex
1.3%
Duchess of Scotland
0.5%
A group of Israeli athletes (and one policeman) die at the hands of the Palestinian ‘Black September’ terrorist group after being taken hostage during the ______ Olympic Games.
1972
Munich
90.9%
Barcelona
2.6%
Los Angeles
2%
Mexico City
2%
American poet and philosopher ______ leaves Walden Pond and moves in with Ralph Waldo Emerson and his family in Concord, Massachusetts.
1847
Henry David Thoreau
85.8%
Herman Melville
4.8%
Charles Dickens
2.5%
William Faulkner
6.9%
This MLB star plays in his 2,131st consecutive game, breaking a record that had stood for 56 years.
1995
Cal Ripken, Jr.
80.4%
Tony Gwynn
4.2%
Rickey Henderson
6.3%
Chipper Jones
6%
This country, today called eSwatini, gains independence from Britain.
1968
Swaziland
78.8%
Lesotho
6.5%
Upper Volta
5%
Zaire
7.6%
The name Saint Petersburg is restored to Russia’s second largest city, which had been known as this since 1924.
1991
Leningrad
71%
Stalingrad
23.5%
Volgograd
2.1%
Novosibirsk
0.5%
This American sociologist, author, and Nobel Prize laureate, considered the ‘mother of social work’, is born.
1860
Jane Addams
38.2%
Ida B. Wells
13%
Susan B. Anthony
21.3%
Elizabeth Cady Stanton
26.6%

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