Statistics for On This Day (August 21st) Multiple Choice

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1901 – Six hundred American school teachers, Thomasites, arrived in which city on the "USAT Thomas" ?Manila
1911 – Which painting is stolen by Louvre employee, Vincenzo Peruggia ?"Mona Lisa" by Leonardo da Vinci
1331 – King Stefan Uroš III, after months of anarchy, surrenders to his son and rival Stefan Dušan, who succeeds as King of where ?Serbia
1770 – James Cook formally claims eastern Australia for Great Britain, naming it what ?New South Wales
1944 – World War II: Canadian and Polish units capture the strategically important town of Falaise in which French region ?Normandy
1821 – Jarvis Island is discovered by the crew of the ship, "Eliza Frances". Where is Jarvis Island ?South Pacific Ocean
1952 – Joe Strummer, English singer-songwriter and guitarist is born on this day. He is best known as a member of which British punk rock band ?The Clash
1961 – Motown releases what would be its first #1 hit on the Billboard Hot 100, what was the song ?"Please Mr. Postman" by The Marvelettes
1969 – Gap Inc. open their first store in which city ?San Francisco
1883 – A tornado strikes Rochester, Minnesota, leading to the creation of what ?The Mayo Clinic
1852 – Tlingit Indians destroy Fort Selkirk. Where was Fort Selkirk ?Yukon Territory
1991 – Which nation declares renewal of its full independence after its occupation by the Soviet Union since 1940Latvia
959 – Eraclus becomes the 25th bishop of which city ?Liege
1897 – Which American automobile manufacturer and marque, is founded ?Oldsmobile
1888 – The first successful model of which type of machine is patented in the USA by William Seward Burroughs ?Adding machine

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