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|Disguised as Mohawks, the Sons of Liberty dumped crates of tea into the harbor during this pre-revolutionary uprising||The Boston Tea Party||83%|
|Death of this founder of KFC||Colonel Sanders||80.8%|
|This Italian volcano erupted, killing 4000||Mount Vesuvius||75.8%|
|Don McLean released this 8+ minute song||American Pie||72.9%|
|This man was the first African-American to be named Secretary of State||Colin Powell||72.7%|
|Birthdate of this German composer, as Schroeder would tell you||Ludwig van Beethoven||70.7%|
|This compiler of fairy tales died||Wilhelm Grimm||68.5%|
|This author of 'Sense and Sensibility' was born||Jane Austen||64.5%||
|The last recorded eruption of this Japanese mountain took place||Mount Fuji||61.7%|
|He became Lord Protector of the Commonwealth of England, Scotland and Ireland||Oliver Cromwell||54%|
|Germany began a surprise offensive against Allied Forces in this battle||Battle of the Bulge||51.3%|
|The Dennō Senshi Porygonan ('Computer Soldier Porygon') episode of this anime aired, allegedly inducing seizures in hundreds of Japanese children||Pokémon||46.8%|
|Jean-Bertrand Aristide was elected president in this country's first democratic elections||Haiti||46.5%|
|On Dec 16, this Portuguese explorer, the first European to sail to India, rounded the Cape of Good Hope, surpassing the voyage of Bartolomeu Dias||Vasco da Gama||42.2%|
|This wife of Henry the Eighth was born||Catherine of Aragon||41.7%|
|This Middle Eastern island state gained independence from British Protectorate status ||Bahrain||35.4%|
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