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This couple announce the discovery of radium in 1898Pierre and Marie Curie
88.4%
This British Prime Minister became the first to address US Congress in 1941Winston Churchill
87.8%
This natural disaster killed 250,000 people in South East Asia in 2004Tsunami
87%
This US President died in 2006Gerald Ford
77.6%
In 1620 the Pilgrims reached land which would eventually become this stateMassachusetts
72.8%
This large US city was buried under 25.8 inches of snow in 1947, causing 80 deathsNew York
72.5%
This Chinese statesman was born in 1893Mao Zedong
68%
The song Purple Haze was released by this artist in 1966Jimi Hendrix
65.4%
The US government took control of this system of transportation in 1917Railroad
61.9%
This former Indian Prime Minister was released from prison in 1978Indira Gandhi
58.9%
Events Answers % Correct
The first of these annual African-American celebrations took place in 1966Kwanzaa
58.1%
This US President died in 1972Harry Truman
57.5%
This Shakespeare tragedy about a fictional British monarch was performed for the first time in King James' court in 1606King Lear
56.7%
The unofficial truce on this front ended in 1914Western Front
50.8%
This famous horror movie was released in 1973The Exorcist
43.9%
This Beatles song (with a 6-word title) was released in 1963 and later became their first single to top the US Billboard chartsI Want to Hold Your Hand
42.3%
This country's parliament voted itself out of existence in 1991Soviet Union
41.3%
This band's first US tour began in Denver in 1968, where concert-goers got Dazed and ConfusedLed Zeppelin
35.7%
In 1946, this mobster opens the Pink Flamingo Hotel in Nevada to a $300,000 loss in the first weekBugsy Siegel
34.5%
George Washington's army won this battle after he crossed the Delaware RiverBattle of Trenton
26.5%

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