Statistics for Events in U.S. History

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Date Year Event % Correct
Sep 301935The {Hoover} Dam is dedicated on the Colorado River
93%
Apr 171961The start of the Bay of {Pigs} invasion
93%
Dec 11955{Rosa} {Parks} refuses to give her bus seat to a white passenger
93%
Aug 151969{Woodstock} music festival begins
90%
Mar 301867U.S. buys {Alaska} from Russia
89%
Mar 21836{Texas} declares independence from Mexico
85%
Dec 71787{Delaware} becomes the 1st state to ratify the Constitution
70%
Jan 11863Lincoln issues the {Emancipation} Proclamation
70%
Nov 111620The {Mayflower} makes landfall in Massachusetts
69%
Dec 51933{Prohibition} is repealed by the 21st amendment
69%
Jun 261876{Custer}'s last stand
68%
Jul 11863The Battle of {Gettysburg} begins
67%
Dec 261919{Babe} {Ruth} is sold to the Yankees
61%
Oct 261825The {Erie} Canal opens, connecting the Great Lakes to the Hudson River
61%
May 211927{Lindbergh} makes the first non-stop flight between New York and Paris
59%
Apr 261607Settlers land at {Jamestown}, the first permanent English settlement in the Americas
54%
-1891James Naismith invents {basketball}
49%
Dec 291890Native Americans are massacred by U.S. soldiers at {Wounded} {Knee}
47%
July 131925Start of the {Scopes} "monkey trial" in Tennessee
41%
Jan 81964LBJ declares war on {poverty}
38%

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