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
56%
Tom Hiddleston
16%
Tom Hardy
15%
Dominic West
11.9%
This unemployed anarchist shoots and fatally wounds US President William McKinley at the Pan-American Exposition in Buffalo, New York.
1901
Leon Czolgosz
55.3%
Charles J. Guiteau
27.3%
Sara Jane Moore
3.6%
Samuel Byck
13%
Israel executes an air strike, Operation Orchard, to destroy a suspected nuclear reactor in this neighboring country.
2007
Syria
45.8%
Turkey
2.7%
Iran
35.2%
Jordan
14.7%
Forces under Union General Ulysses S. Grant bloodlessly capture Paducah, Kentucky, giving the Union control of the ______ River's mouth.
1861
Tennessee
35.4%
Ohio
49.9%
Hudson
9.3%
Snake
5.1%
This British scientist, the first to use symbols to represent the atoms of different elements, is born.
1766
John Dalton
28.9%
Michael Faraday
23.4%
Isaac Newton
31.4%
Henry Cavendish
16.1%
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
28.9%
B. J. Vorster
11.2%
P. W. Botha
26.6%
F. W. de Klerk
32.4%
Led by Puritans, the English Parliament issues an ordinance suppressing all ______ in theaters.
1642
Stage Plays
26%
Booing
8.9%
Clapping
25.3%
Drinking
39.8%

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