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Facts You May Not Know About This Day In History

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  1. Johnny Cash
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    Johnny Cash
    Jimi Hendrix
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    Jimi Hendrix
    Elvis Presley
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    Elvis Presley
    Buddy Holly
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    Buddy Holly
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Elvis Presley

    Presley's nickname was well-deserved after winning three Grammys and the Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award at the age of 36. Long live The King!

  2. Correct!
    Wrong!

    Japan

    At a televised banquet dinner, Bush fainted and subsequently vomited on Prime Minister Kiichi Miyazawa who was seated beside him. Bush later attributed the incident to a stomach bug.

    Japan
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  3. Polka dot
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    Polka dot
    Gingham
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    Gingham
    Tie-Dye
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    Tie-Dye
    Argyle
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    Argyle
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Argyle

    The pattern has been used by Scottish highlanders for kilts and socks since at least the 17th century.

  4. Barack Obama
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    Barack Obama
    Queen Elizabeth II
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    Queen Elizabeth II
    Kim Jong-un
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    Kim Jong-un
    Vladimir Putin
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    Vladimir Putin
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Kim Jong-un

    After meeting Kim Jong-un in 2013, Rodman developed positive relations with the leader who allowed him to return to the secluded country to help train the North Korean basketball team.

  5. Correct!
    Wrong!

    Alcohol

    Mississippi was the first to ratify The Eighteenth Amendment which made alcohol an illegal substance until the end of The Prohibition in 1933.

    Alcohol
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  6. Correct!
    Wrong!

    California

    Milk's contributions to the gay rights movement posthumously earned him a Presidential Merit of Freedom in 2009. He was assassinated along with Mayor George Moscone after 11 months in office.

    California
    Via REUTERS/Elijah Nouvelage
  7. Correct!
    Wrong!

    African American men

    This was the first law in U.S. history to extend any voting rights to African Americans. African Americans were not extended the right to vote for president in the United States until 1965.

  8. Sir Isaac Newton
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    Sir Isaac Newton
    Charles Darwin
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    Charles Darwin
    Benjamin Franklin
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    Benjamin Franklin
    Galileo Galilei
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    Galileo Galilei
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Galileo Galilei

    Galileo is heralded for his discoveries in observational astronomy during the Renaissance.

Facts You May Not Know About This Day In History

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You got the D.

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C stands for Cool, amirite?

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Swell!

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It must be your birthday or something, because why else would you know so much about January 8?

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