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Today's Puzzle
A group of cattle is a herd, likewise it's a cauldron of bats, a murder of crows, and a pod of dolphins. But what's group of children called?



Today's History Trivia for August 5
Today's Trivia August 5, 1953: From Here to Eternity

1953 From Here to Eternity



1993 Family and Medical Leave Act



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1974 Watergate


1957 American Bandstand


1936 Jesse Owens


1933 National Labor Board


1924 Little Orphan Annie


1921 First baseball game broadcast over radio


1914 First U.S. electric traffic light


1864 Damn the torpedoes! Full speed ahead


1861 First U.S. income tax


1858 First transatlantic telegraph cable


1583 First English Colony in North America



Today's Birthdays for August 5

1862 Joseph Merrick d. 1890



1962 Patrick Ewing


1946 Loni Anderson


1946 Erika Slezak


1943 Sammi Smith d. 2005


1935 John Saxon


Today's Trivia August 5, 1932: Billie Hayes

1932 Billie Hayes


1930 Neil Alden Armstrong d. 2012


1914 Anita Colby d. 1992


1906 John Huston d. 1987


1850 Guy de Maupassant d. 1893


1815 Edward John Eyre d. 1901


Today's Trivia August 5, 1749: Thomas Lynch, Jr

1749 Thomas Lynch, Jr d. 1779


1540 Joseph Justus Scaliger d. 1609



Deaths for August 5

1962 Marilyn Monroe b. 1926



1888 Anna Swan b. 1846



2000 Sir Alec Guinness b. 1914


1992 Jeff Porcaro b. 1954


1991 Soichiro Honda b. 1906


1984 Richard Burton b. 1925


1955 Carmen Miranda b. 1909


1929 Dame Millicent Garrett Fawcett b. 1847


642 Saint Oswald b. circa 604


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