1915 in Review by BarkerC

Champion(s):

Vicun-YAH

KelsoT
I have to have a motto? NO ONE TOLD ME I HAD TO HAVE A MOTTO!


Runner(s)-Up:


Quiz Description

For each month of 1915, we'll ask you a question about something that happened that month. You answer it. Pretty straight forward.

Full Results:

Rank Player Total %ile 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Money Value (% Incorrect): 09 04 47 12 47 67 60 02 10 17 29 32
1 KelsoT 415 98 15
15
15
15
15
47
15
67
15
60
15
15
15
15
29
15
32
1 Vicun-YAH 415 98 15
15
15
15
15
47
15
67
15
60
15
15
15
15
29
15
32
3 RobinJRichards 361 95 15
15
15
15
12
15
15
67
15
60
15
15
10
15
15
15
32
4 ESB 344 94 15
15
04
15
15
15
47
15
67
15
15
15
15
17
15
29
15
5 KonkelT 328 92 15
15
15
00
00
15
67
15
60
15
02
15
15
17
15
15
32
6 IngramB 327 90 15
15
15
47
15
15
15
67
15
15
02
15
15
17
15
29
00
7 GoodmanDL 325 89 15
15
04
15
15
12
00
15
67
15
60
15
00
15
15
15
32
8 LaLondeM 318 87 15
15
15
15
12
15
47
00
15
60
15
02
15
15
15
15
32
9 PenningtonJ 312 84 15
15
15
15
00
15
67
15
15
02
15
15
17
15
29
15
32
9 JordanG 312 84 15
15
00
15
15
47
15
67
00
15
02
15
00
15
29
15
32
9 FryedBetaKappa 312 84 15
15
15
15
15
15
67
00
15
02
15
15
17
15
29
15
32
12 RichmondJ 302 80 15
15
04
15
15
15
15
67
15
15
02
15
15
17
15
15
32
13 SheahanJ 293 79 15
15
00
15
12
00
15
67
15
60
15
02
15
15
17
15
00
14 ConnorA 287 77 15
09
15
15
15
12
00
15
67
15
15
02
15
15
15
15
32
15 HightB 286 75 15
15
00
00
15
12
15
47
00
15
60
15
15
15
17
15
15
16 EmilyT 274 74 15
09
15
04
15
15
12
15
15
67
15
15
02
15
15
15
15
17 PerryS 271 72 15
15
04
15
15
00
00
15
15
60
15
15
10
15
15
15
32
18 LuskT 269 70 15
15
04
00
15
15
47
15
67
00
15
02
15
00
15
29
00
19 KaufmanK 267 69 15
15
04
15
47
15
15
47
00
00
15
02
15
00
15
15
32
20 DaviesML 260 67 15
15
15
15
12
15
47
00
00
15
02
15
15
17
15
15
32
21 UllspergerA 259 65 15
09
15
04
15
15
15
47
00
15
15
02
15
15
15
15
32
22 HealyT 257 63 15
15
04
00
15
15
47
00
00
15
15
10
15
15
29
15
32
22 BanksL 257 63 00
15
15
15
12
15
47
00
00
00
15
15
17
15
29
15
32
24 MatthewsP 248 60 15
15
15
15
12
00
00
15
67
15
15
02
15
15
17
15
00
25 GrahamJ 246 59 15
00
00
15
15
15
47
00
15
60
15
02
00
15
17
15
00
26 ChrisRosenberg 238 57 15
15
15
15
12
15
47
00
15
15
02
15
10
00
00
15
32
27 HessJa 230 55 15
15
15
47
15
15
00
00
15
02
15
15
17
15
29
00
00
28 JWright 226 54 15
15
00
00
15
00
00
00
15
60
15
02
15
15
15
29
15
29 BurgerM 224 52 15
09
15
04
00
15
12
15
47
00
00
15
15
15
00
15
32
30 AdelmanM 223 50 00
15
15
15
12
15
47
00
00
15
02
15
10
00
15
15
32
31 GrossB 221 49 15
09
15
04
15
15
12
15
00
00
15
15
15
17
15
29
15
32 BeningoS 217 47 15
15
04
15
15
15
47
00
00
00
15
02
15
15
15
29
00
33 WolfsbergE 215 45 00
00
15
00
15
12
00
15
67
00
15
00
15
17
15
29
00
33 RossS 215 45 15
15
04
00
15
15
47
00
00
15
02
15
10
15
00
15
32
35 elfm 214 42 15
15
04
00
15
12
00
00
00
15
15
15
17
15
29
15
32
36 WangS 210 40 15
15
00
15
12
00
00
00
00
15
15
15
17
15
29
15
32
37 WeikleB 200 38 15
15
04
00
15
15
15
00
15
02
15
10
15
17
00
15
32
37 randalleng 200 38 15
09
15
15
15
12
00
00
00
15
15
10
15
17
00
15
32
39 HulkaE 199 35 15
15
04
15
15
12
00
00
15
15
02
15
15
17
15
29
00
40 BoyleJ 192 34 15
09
15
00
15
12
00
00
00
15
02
15
15
17
15
15
32
41 CoenM 190 32 15
15
04
00
00
15
00
15
00
15
02
15
15
17
15
15
32
42 StahlhutJ 188 30 15
09
15
00
00
15
00
00
00
15
15
10
15
17
15
15
32
43 usuiw 187 28 15
15
04
00
15
12
00
00
00
15
02
15
15
17
15
15
32
43 SchroederS 187 28 15
09
15
04
00
15
12
15
47
00
00
15
15
10
00
15
00
45 PolinskyL 185 25 15
15
04
00
15
00
00
15
15
02
15
10
15
17
00
15
32
46 SorensonG 181 23 15
00
00
00
15
15
00
15
15
02
15
10
15
17
00
15
32
46 RoseM 181 23 15
09
15
04
00
15
15
00
00
15
02
15
15
17
15
29
00
48 PlotkinD 178 20 15
09
15
15
15
15
47
00
00
15
02
15
15
00
00
00
00
49 Neil 173 18 15
09
15
00
00
15
00
00
00
15
02
15
10
15
15
15
32
49 BoulierJ 173 18 15
09
15
00
00
15
47
00
00
00
15
15
10
15
17
00
00
51 wrightk 165 15 15
15
04
15
15
12
00
00
00
15
02
15
10
00
00
15
32
52 BoyerA 160 14 15
09
15
04
00
00
15
00
00
00
15
15
10
15
00
15
32
53 VaccaD 157 12 15
09
15
04
00
15
12
15
00
00
15
02
15
10
15
00
15
54 KingJA 149 10 15
09
15
04
15
00
00
00
00
15
15
02
00
15
15
29
00
54 SochackiA 149 10 15
15
00
00
15
00
00
00
00
15
02
15
10
15
00
15
32
56 ParkerJ 142 7 15
09
15
04
00
15
12
00
00
00
15
02
15
10
15
15
00
57 GersonA 123 5 00
15
04
15
47
00
00
00
00
15
02
15
10
00
00
00
00
58 LongD 113 4 15
15
04
15
47
00
00
00
00
15
02
00
00
00
00
00
00
59 MercureT 89 2 00
15
00
00
00
00
00
00
15
02
15
10
15
17
00
00
00
60 RaiaB 45 1 15
15
00
00
00
00
00
00
15
00
00
00
00
00
00
00
00

Questions:

January: TWO ANSWERS REQUIRED: The first long distance telephone call (between New York and San Francisco) is made by these two men, who made the inaugural phone call 39 years earlier.

Click to Reveal Answer
Alexander Graham Bell and Thomas Watson

February: Mary Mallon, while working as a cook at Sloane Hospital for Women, infects 25 people with this disease, earning her permanent quarantine and a lasting nickname.

Click to Reveal Answer
Typhoid

March: The National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics, the forerunner of this government agency, is founded.

Click to Reveal Answer
NASA

April: In this 32 minute film, Charlie Chaplin plays this title character, one which will go on to become his signature role.

Click to Reveal Answer
The Tramp

May: Canadian soldier John McCrae writes this well-known poem of World War I, featuring the lines: "To you from failing hands we throw The torch; be yours to hold it high."

Click to Reveal Answer
In Flanders Fields

June: This Secretary of State resigns his post in the Wilson Administration in disagreement with the President's policy in the wake of the Lusitania attack.

Click to Reveal Answer
William Jennings Bryan

July: A contingent of 330 U.S. Marines begins a 19-year long occupation of this Caribbean island.

Click to Reveal Answer
Haiti

August: Hurricane #2 of the Atlantic Hurricane Season hits New Orleans and this Texas port city just fifteen years after it had been nearly destroyed by another hurricane.

Click to Reveal Answer
Galveston

September: This instrument gains wide spread popularity in the continental United States thanks to its availability at the Hawaiian Pavilion at the Panama-Pacific International Exposition in San Francisco.

Click to Reveal Answer
ukulele

October: This Prague-born author's novella ~Die Verwandlung~ debuts in Germany.

Click to Reveal Answer
Franz Kafka

November: This civil rights leaders, author of "The Atlanta Compromise" speech and first leader of the Tuskegee Institute dies at the age of 59.

Click to Reveal Answer
Booker T. Washington

December: This 1954 Oscar winner for Best Supporting Actor is born in Hoboken, New Jersey.

Click to Reveal Answer
Frank Sinatra