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
56.5%
Tom Hiddleston
14.8%
Tom Hardy
14.3%
Dominic West
11.4%
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
26.1%
Sara Jane Moore
3.9%
Samuel Byck
12.3%
Israel executes an air strike, Operation Orchard, to destroy a suspected nuclear reactor in this neighboring country.
2007
Syria
45.6%
Turkey
2.8%
Iran
33.7%
Jordan
14.3%
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
47.9%
Hudson
9.7%
Snake
5.3%
This British scientist, the first to use symbols to represent the atoms of different elements, is born.
1766
John Dalton
29.8%
Michael Faraday
23.2%
Isaac Newton
29.7%
Henry Cavendish
15.9%
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
28.8%
B. J. Vorster
11%
P. W. Botha
25.7%
F. W. de Klerk
31.7%
Led by Puritans, the English Parliament issues an ordinance suppressing all ______ in theaters.
1642
Stage Plays
28.6%
Booing
8.9%
Clapping
24.6%
Drinking
37.9%

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