This Day in Sports (August 23)

Can you answer these multiple choice questions about sports events that happened on August 23rd?
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1. 1883: The Philadelphia Quakers lose 0-28 in what sport?
Soccer (football)
Baseball
American Football
Basketball
2. 1906: The Chicago White Sox beat this team based in Washington, DC to extend their win streak to 19.
Senators
Capitols
Wizards
Presidents
3. 1923: Paavo Nurmi runs a world record mile time that would stand until 1931. What country was he from?
Nigeria
Finland
Indonesia
Israel
4. 1933: The first televised competition in this sport is aired.
Wrestling
Rugby
Horse racing
Boxing
5. 1934: This Eagles and Redskins quarterback is born.
Donovan McNabb
Sonny Jurgensen
Robert Griffin III
Michael Vick
6. 1953: Phil Paine becomes the first former MLB player to play professionally in what country?
Japan
USA
Dominican Republic
Chile
7. 1968: The Yankees and Tigers tie because of what?
The umpires wanted to go home
A Brawl
Rain
1 AM Curfew
8. 1978: This Laker legend is born.
Jerry West
Magic Johnson
Kobe Bryant
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
9. 2003: The 9th Athletics World Championships opens in this suburb of Paris.
Créteil
Seine
Saint-Denis
Versailles
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