This Day in Sports (August 19)

Can you answer these multiple choice questions about sports events that happened on August 19th?
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1. 1909: The Indianapolis Motor Speedway opens. What event happens annually there?
Indianapolis 500
Indiana 500
Formula 1 National Championship Cup
Super Bowl
2. 1921: This Detroit Tiger reaches the 3,000 hit milestone.
Al Kaline
Lou Whitaker
Ty Cobb
Miguel Cabrera
3. 1951: The St. Louis Browns send Eddie Gaedel to the plate and he is walked in four pitches. How tall was he?
3’ 7” (109 cm)
4’ 8” (142 cm)
6’ 8” (203 cm)
7’ 3” (221 cm)
4. 1957: The New York Baseball Giants vote to move their team to which city?
San Antonio
San Francisco
Philadelphia
Green Bay
5. 1988: The NHL’s Rangers sign this ex-Canadien legend.
Maurice Richard
Jean Beliveau
Guy Lafleur
Serge Savard
6. 2001: This German Ferrari driver wins the Hungarian Grand Prix.
Adolf Müller
Sebastian Vettel
Moritz Wagner
Michael Schumacher
7. 2016: Dilshod Nazarov wins this country’s only Olympic gold medal in history.
Mozambique
Tajikistan
East Timor
Moldova
8. 2016: This country beats Sweden for the Olympic soccer gold medal
Germany
Poland
Brazil
United Kingdom
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Level 71
Aug 19, 2020
I got 6/8 ! Admittedly most were guesses, I can't lie !