On This Day: September 6th Quiz Stats

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This English actor, known for playing the narcotrafficker Stringer Bell in the HBO series ‘The Wire’, is born.
1972
Idris Elba
57%
Tom Hiddleston
15.3%
Tom Hardy
14.6%
Dominic West
11.7%
This unemployed anarchist shoots and fatally wounds US President William McKinley at the Pan-American Exposition in Buffalo, New York.
1901
Leon Czolgosz
55.8%
Charles J. Guiteau
26.8%
Sara Jane Moore
3.9%
Samuel Byck
12.7%
Israel executes an air strike, Operation Orchard, to destroy a suspected nuclear reactor in this neighboring country.
2007
Syria
46.2%
Turkey
2.8%
Iran
34.7%
Jordan
14.6%
Forces under Union General Ulysses S. Grant bloodlessly capture Paducah, Kentucky, giving the Union control of the ______ River's mouth.
1861
Tennessee
35.6%
Ohio
49.1%
Hudson
9.6%
Snake
5.3%
This British scientist, the first to use symbols to represent the atoms of different elements, is born.
1766
John Dalton
29.9%
Michael Faraday
23.6%
Isaac Newton
30.4%
Henry Cavendish
16%
In Cape Town, South Africa, this Prime Minister, regarded by some as the architect of apartheid, is stabbed to death during a parliamentary meeting.
1966
Hendrik Verwoerd
29.2%
B. J. Vorster
11%
P. W. Botha
26.3%
F. W. de Klerk
32.4%
Led by Puritans, the English Parliament issues an ordinance suppressing all ______ in theaters.
1642
Stage Plays
27%
Booing
9.2%
Clapping
25.1%
Drinking
38.7%

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