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Quiz Updated Aug 3, 2012

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On September 11th 2001, twenty terrorists hijacked four planes, and crashed 3 of them into buildings, and one into a field in PennsylvaniaTwenty
87.4%
In 1912, the Titanic struck an iceberg during her maiden voyage from Belfast to New York City, causing her to sink in the North AtlanticBelfast
87.4%
In 2001, Halle Berry became the first African-American woman to win the Best Actress Oscar, for her role in GothikaGothika
83.4%
On September 11th 2001, twenty terrorists hijacked four planes, and crashed 3 of them into buildings, and one into a field in PennsylvaniaNineteen
79.4%
In 1914, Archduke Franz Ludwig was assassinated in Sarajevo, starting a chain of events leading to WWILudwig
79.3%
On December 17, 1903, Orville and Wilbur Wright made a controlled heavier-than-air human flight, at Charlotte, North CarolinaCharlotte
76.4%
Alexander the Great, King of Macedonia and student of Plato, died in the year 323BC after conquering much of the known worldPlato
75.8%
In 1788, the U.S. Constitution gets approved by Rhode Island, the 9th and final state needed for ratificationRhode Island
74.5%
In August, 1945, an American B-29 Bomber, the Enola Gay, drops an atomic bomb, nicknamed 'Fat Boy', on the city of HiroshimaFat Boy
72.9%
In 1914, Archduke Franz Ludwig was assassinated in Sarajevo, starting a chain of events leading to WWIFerdinand
72.6%
On May 6th, 1937, the German airship LZ 129 Hindenburg caught fire during a landing attempt at a Naval Station at Lakehurst, New York.New York
66.5%
In 1881, James Abram Garfield, 20th President of the U.S., is shot by Charles Guiteau in Buffalo.Buffalo
65.1%
Headline Answer % Correct
In 1903, the first recognized World Series is played, as the Boston Americans upset the Philadelphia Athletics 5 games to 3.Philadelphia Athletics
55%
On December 17, 1903, Orville and Wilbur Wright made a controlled heavier-than-air human flight, at Charlotte, North CarolinaKitty Hawk
50.4%
In June of 1815, Napoleon's forces were defeated near Waterloo, in present day Belgium, by coalition forces led by Horatio Nelson and Gebhard von BlucherHoratio Nelson
49.4%
Alexander the Great, King of Macedonia and student of Plato, died in the year 323BC after conquering much of the known worldAristotle
49.3%
In 2001, Halle Berry became the first African-American woman to win the Best Actress Oscar, for her role in GothikaMonster's Ball
48.9%
On May 6th, 1937, the German airship LZ 129 Hindenburg caught fire during a landing attempt at a Naval Station at Lakehurst, New York.New Jersey
39.6%
In August, 1945, an American B-29 Bomber, the Enola Gay, drops an atomic bomb, nicknamed 'Fat Boy', on the city of HiroshimaLittle Boy
33.6%
In 1788, the U.S. Constitution gets approved by Rhode Island, the 9th and final state needed for ratificationNew Hampshire
28%
In 1912, the Titanic struck an iceberg during her maiden voyage from Belfast to New York City, causing her to sink in the North AtlanticSouthampton
22.9%
In 1881, James Abram Garfield, 20th President of the U.S., is shot by Charles Guiteau in Buffalo.Washington, D.C.
18.3%
In June of 1815, Napoleon's forces were defeated near Waterloo, in present day Belgium, by coalition forces led by Horatio Nelson and Gebhard von BlucherArthur Wellesley, Duke of Wellington
14.4%
In 1903, the first recognized World Series is played, as the Boston Americans upset the Philadelphia Athletics 5 games to 3.Pittsburgh Pirates
10.2%

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