On This Day: September 8th II Quiz Stats

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In Florence, Italy, this famous Renaissance sculptor unveils his statue 'David.'
1504
Michelangelo
90.8%
Leonardo da Vinci
8.1%
Gian Lorenzo Bernini
0.8%
Lorenzo Ghiberti
0.3%
This iconic English actor and comedian, known for playing Chief Inspector Clouseau in ‘The Pink Panther’ series of films, is born.
1925
Peter Sellers
89.5%
George C. Scott
2%
Alec Guinness
1.5%
John Cleese
6.2%
Known as Black Friday, soldiers massacre hundreds of protesters in Tehran, marking the beginning of the end of the monarchy in ______.
1978
Iran
88.2%
Iraq
5.6%
Kuwait
2.2%
Syria
2.4%
In San Francisco, 48 nations sign a peace treaty with this country, formally recognizing the end of the Pacific War.
1951
Japan
85.5%
China
4.1%
Vietnam
4.2%
Philippines
4.7%
The first episode of this long-running American talk show, named after its Oscar-nominated host, is aired nationally.
1986
The Oprah Winfrey Show
76.7%
Late Night with David Letterman
14%
The Ellen DeGeneres Show
3.8%
The Jerry Springer Show
3.8%
German forces begin a siege on this city. It becomes one of the longest sieges in history, lasting 872 days.
1941
Leningrad
65.8%
Warsaw
15.8%
Paris
14%
Vienna
3.3%
The Pacific Fur Company's first ship, the Tonquin, sets sail from New York Harbor. Six months later, the ship arrives at the mouth of the ______ River, and Astoria, Oregon is founded.
1810
Columbia
64.3%
Rio Grande
5%
Colorado
22.5%
Sacramento
7.6%

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