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5-Minute Quests Today's 5-Minute Quest

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5-Minute Quests
BEGINNERS

1. In what country was jazz pianist Marian McPartland born? (hint: the answer is found on this page)

2. Who became the first woman to win the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race on this date in 1985? (hint: the answer is found on this page)

3. According to the National Women's Hall of Fame, what was the name of the school begun by Mary McLeod Bethune in 1904? (hint: you will need to use a link found on this page)

Use all of these letters to spell the name of a children's author born on this date:
NONCLEO REFOLD
INTERMEDIATE

1. Who was convicted of armed robbery on this date in 1976? (hint: the answer is found on this page)

2. According to the Nursing Hall of Fame, how old was Mabel Keaton Staupers when her family immigrated to the United States? (hint: you will need to use a link found on this page)

3. According to her biography at Scholastic, what is the title of Lois Lowry's first book? (hint: you will need to use a link found on this page)

Use all of these letters to spell the title of a movie in which Holly Hunter has appeared (according to Biography.com):
SCARCE SKIER FIRM
EXPERT
(hint: all three questions will require you to use a link found on this page)

1. According to Arkansas Jazz Heritage, in what town was Rosetta Tharpe born?

2. According to the Track and Field Hall of Fame, who did Wyomia Tyus beat for the first time in the 100-meter finals at the 1964 Olympics?

3. According to the Internet Broadway Database, who played the role of Anna Leonowens when The King and I opened on Broadway on March 29, 1951?

Use all of these letters to spell the title of a song made popular by Vera Lynn (according to Historic UK):
VOICED WHIFFLE FROST
 
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Lois Lowery
Lois Lowry
Born on This Date 1937

[Lakewood Public Library , OH]

Young-adult Author

Mabel Keaton Staupers
Mabel Keaton Staupers

[African American Registry]


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Rosetta Tharpe
Rosetta Tharpe
Born on This Date 1915

[ASCAP]

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Mary McLeod Bethune
Mary McLeod Bethune



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Libby Riddles
Libby Riddles
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Dog Sledding
 
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1915 Rosetta Nubin Tharpe (Arkansas-born African-American Gospel Singer, Guitarist) Rosetta Nubin Tharpe Gospel Musician African-American Performing Artists
1917 Vera Lynn (English Popular Singer) English Performing Artists Popular Music World War II Internet Movie Database Historic UK
1920 Marian McPartland (English-American Jazz Pianist) English Performing Artists Jazz Internet Movie Database
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1348 Venice Is the First City to Implement a Quarantine Policy to Control Bubonic Plague Venice Italy Bubonic Plague Historic Firsts IntelliHealth
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1565 King of Spain Names Pedro Menendez de Aviles Governor and Captain-General of Florida Spain Florida Political and Social Leaders Hispanic Political and Social Leaders Florida Historical Society
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1602 The Dutch Republic Grants the Dutch East India a Monopoly on Trade in the East Indies The Netherlands Business Monopolies South African History
1653 Oliver Cromwell, Lord Protector of England, Dissolves the Long Parliament Oliver Cromwell English Government Historic UK
1680 Robert de la Salle Begins Trek As First Euro-American to Cross Michigan's Lower Peninsula Robert de la Salle Michigan Explorers and Pioneers Explorers Historic Firsts Historical Society of  Michigan (pdf)
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1721 Spanish Governor, Marqués de Aguayo, and a Force of 500 Cross the Rio Grande to Reestablish Spanish Control of East Texas Spain Mexico Texas Hispanic Heritage Texas State Historical Society
1760 Great Fire of Boston Destroys 349 Buildings Boston Fire Safety Massachusetts Foundation for the Humanities
1778 King Louis XVI Receives U.S. Representatives French Political and Social Leaders American Revolution History Channel
1779 In Ohio, British Troops and Their Indian Allies End the One-Month Siege of Fort Laurens Great Britain Ohio Native American Heritage Forts American Revolution Ohio Historical Society
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1803
Travelling with Lewis and Clark

Detachment Orders from Clark: While the commanding office and Captain Clark are absent from camp, the party will be commanded by Serg. Ordway. The sawyers are still working to cut enough planks. The blacksmiths are still working also. The four men are still working to make sugar and will do so until told otherwise. The practicing party will continue to discharge only one round each per day, which will be done under the direction of Serg. Ordway. All practices will be at the same target, and at the same distance of fifty years off hand. During each practice, the person who makes the best shot receives a gill of extra whiskey. Floyd will take charge of our quarters and store and be exempt from guard duty until our return.
Missouri Illinois Native Americans Camp DuBois
1806
Travelling with Lewis and Clark

Clark: It continued to rain and blow so violently to day that nothing could be done towards forwarding our departure.
we intended to have dispatched Drewyer & the 2 Field'es to hunt above Point William untill we joined them from hense but the rain renders our departure So uncertain that we decline this measure for the present.

nothing remarkable happened dureing the day. we have yet Several days provisions on hand, which we hope will be Sufficient to Serve us dureing the time we are compell'd by the weather to remain at this place.—.

Altho' we have not fared Sumptuously this winter & Spring at Fort Clatsop, we have lived quit as comfortably as we
had any reason to expect we Should; and have accomplished every object which induced our remaining at this place except that of meeting with the traders who visit the enterance of this river. our Salt will be very sufficient to last us to the Missouri where we have a Stock in Store.— it would have been very fortunate for us has Some of those traders arrived previous to our departure from hence; as we Should then have had it in our power to obtain an addition to our Stock of merchandize, which would have made our homeward bound journey much more comfortable.

Maney of our men are Still Complaining of being unwell; Bratten and Willard remain weak principally I believe for the want of proper food. I expect when we get under way that we Shall be much more healthy. it has always had that effect on us heretofore.

The Guns of Sergt. Pryor & Drewyer were both out of order. the first had a Cock screw broken which was replaced by a duplicate which had been prepared for the Locks at Harpers Ferry; the Second repared with a new Lock, the old one becoming unfit for use. but for the precaution taken in bringing on those extra locks, and parts of locks, in addition to the ingenuity of John Shields, most of our guns would at this moment been entirely unfit for use; but fortunate for us I have it in my power here to record that they are in good order, and Complete in every respect—

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1815 Napoleon Returns to Paris from Elba, Begins 100-day Rule Napoleon Bonaparte New York Times
1816 In Martin v. Hunter's Lessee U.S. Supreme Court Asserts in Superiority over State Courts U.S. Supreme Court U.S. Constitution Constitution Law Oyez
1836 State of Michigan Borrows Money for the First Time: $36,000 @ 6% Interest Michigan Business Markets and Investments Historic Firsts Historical Society of  Michigan (pdf)
1837 Michigan Passes Public Improvements Act to Build 3 Railroads and 2 Canals Across the State Michigan Government Law and Legal Resources Railroads Canals Historical Society of  Michigan (pdf)
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1839 Seminoles Fatally Wound One U.S. Officer in Florida Skirmish Florida Seminole Indians War Death Florida Historical Society
1841 Ralph Waldo Emerson's First Series of Essays is Published Ralph Waldo Emerson American Authors Historic Firsts American Collection
1843 Abraham Lincoln Loses Bid to Be Whig Candidate for Congress from Illinois' 7th District U.S. Congress Sangamon County, Illinois Abraham Lincoln Politics Lincoln Papers
1852 Harriet Beecher Stowe's Uncle Tom's Cabin Is Published Harriet Beecher Stowe Uncle Tom's Cabin Concordia Writer's Almanac History Channel
1854 The Republican Party Is Founded in Ripon, Wisconsin Ripon, Wisconsin Republic Party Writer's Almanac History Channel Wisconsin Historical Society
1858 Kandiyohi County, Minnesota Is Established Named with the Dakota Word Meaning "Where the Buffalo Fish Come" Kandiyohi County, Minnesota Dakota Minnesota Historical Society
1861 Willie & Tad Lincoln Are Diagnosed with the Measles Abraham Lincoln Disease History Channel Lincoln Papers
1863 President Lincoln Declares Public Land Sales in Washington Territory, Michigan, and Kansas Kansas Michigan Washington Abraham Lincoln Lincoln Papers
1864 U.S.S. Tioga Captures the Confederate Sloop Swallow Off Florida's East Coast Florida American Civil War Naval History Florida Historical Society
1865 President Lincoln Makes Plans to Visit General Grant in City Point, Virginia City Point, Virginia Abraham Lincoln Ulysses S. Grant American Civil War Lincoln Papers
1871 Nevada County, Arkansas Is Created Nevade County, Arkansas Arkansas History Commission
1872 Methodist Church Transfers East Alabama Male College (Auburn University) to the State of Alabama Alabama Education Eduction Auburn University Alabama Archives
Jacksonville, Pensacola, and Mobile Railroad Is Completed Between Quincy and Chattahoochee, Florida Florida Railroad Florida Historical Society
1874 A Railroad Bridge Completed Across the Red River Connects Texarkana, Arkansas and St. Louis, Missouri Texarkana, Arkansas St. Louis , Missouri Bridges Railroad Arkansas History Commission
1881 Saginaw's Bancroft Hotel Turns on Michigan's First Commercial Incandescent Lighting Saginaw, Michigan The Light Bulb Historic Firsts Historical Society of  Michigan (pdf)
1883 Jan Matzeliger Receives U.S. Patent 274,207 for the First Shoe Lasting Machine Jan Matzeliger Patents and Trademarks Inventors & Inventions African-American Scientists & Mathematicians Patent Document African American Registry
1889 Construction of Georgia's New State Capitol Is Completed Georgia State Capitol University of Georgia
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1890 The Arkansas Historical Society Is Organized Arkansas U.S. History Arkansas Historical Association Arkansas History Commission
1895 Newberry, Florida Is Incorporated Newberry, Florida Newberry, Florida Florida Historical Society
1896 U.S. Marines Land in Nicaragua Nicaragua New York Times
1899 Executed at New York's Sing Sing Prison, Martha Place Is First Woman to Die in the Electric Chair New York Women Crime Capital Punishment Historic Firsts New York Historical Society
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1911 New York's Winter Garden Theater Opens on Broadway NYC Stage & Theater Plays Shubert Theaters Internet Broadway Database
1913 The Delaware General Assembly Passes a Bill for the Creation of a Women's College in Newark Newark, Delaware Women Education State of Delaware
1914 Jacksonville Chapter of the American Red Cross Is Florida's First Jacksonville, Florida NE Florida Chapter of the American Red Cross Historic Firsts Florida Historical Society
1915 British and Russians Sign Secret Agreement About the Division of the Ottoman Empire Great Britain Russia Turkey World War I History Channel
1920 Two Pilots Complete the First Flight from Britain to South Africa in 4 Days, 13 Hrs, 30 Min England South Africa Aviation Historic Firsts Centennial of Flight
W. E. B. DuBois Gives a Lecture in St. Paul, Minnesota Sponsored by the Local Chapter of the NAACP St. Paul, Minnesota W. E. B. DuBois African-American Political and Social Leaders NAACP Minnesota Historical Society
1928 The New York Symphony and the New York Philharmonic Society Unite to Form the "The New York Philharmonic" New York Philharmonic Classical Musicians American Public Media
1933 President Franklin Roosevelt Signs Economy Act Slashing Federal Salaries FDR Great Depression History Channel U.S. Treasury
Heinrich Himmler Announces the Opening of the Dachau Concentration Camp 10 Miles NW of Munich Nazi Germany Dachau Judaism Dachau Concentration Camp Jewish Virtual Library
Guiseppe Zangara Is Executed for the Assassination of Chicago Mayor Anton Cermak in Miami Florida Chicago Political and Social Leaders Capital Punishment Florida Historical Society
1935 F. Scott Fitzgerald Publishes Taps at Reveille F. Scott Fitzgerald Publishes American Authors American Collection
1939 7,000 Jews Flee German-occupied Lithuania Lithuania Germany The Holocaust Judaism World War II
1940 Edouard Daladier Resigns as the French Premier French Government League of Nations Photo Archive
1942 City of Seattle Dismisses All Employees of Japanese Descent Seattle, Washington World War II Japanese-American Heritage History Link
1945 British Troops Liberate Mandalay, Burma Burma Great Britain World War II History Channel
1948 University of Michigan Wins the First NCAA Hockey Championship Michigan Sports Figures Ice Hockey Historic Firsts University of Michigan Ice Hockey State of Michigan
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1952 The U.S. Senate Ratifies a Peace Treaty Disarming Japan Japan U.S. Senate World War II Yale University
1953 Nikita Khrushchev 1 of 5 Men Named to the New Secretariat of the Communist Party Nikita Khrushchev Cold War History Channel
1954 King & I Closes in New York City After 1246 Performances Musical Theater Stage & Theater Internet Broadway Database
Bobby Plump's Last-Second Shot Wins the Indiana State Basketball Championship for Milan High School Indiana Sports Figures Indiana Basketball Hall of Fame New York Times
1955 The Detroit Red Wings Win Their 7th Consecutive NHL Championship Detroit, Michigan NHL Historical Society of  Michigan (pdf)
1956 Tunisia Gains Independence from France Tunisia France African History CIA World Factbook
1961 In England, the Shakespeare Memorial Theater at Stratford-upon-Avon Becomes the Royal Shakespeare Theater Stratford-upon-Avon William Shakespeare Plays The Royal Shakespeare Theatre Theatre History
1964 Two Cubans Land a Commandeered Cuban Military Helicopter in Key West, Seeking Political Asylum Cuba Key West, Florida Immigration Helicopters Florida Historical Society
1965 President Johnson Commits Federal Troops to Protect Alabama Civil-Rights Marchers March from Selma to Montgomery President Lyndon Johnson Civil Rights African-American Heritage History Channel
U.S. Senator, Bill Bradley of Princeton University, Scores 58 Points in His Final Collegiate Basketball Game Missouri Sports Figures Basketball Hall of Fame Princeton University New York Times
1966 6.75 Magnitude Earthquake Kills 140 in Uganda Uganda Earthquakes Death USGS
Soccer's World Cup Is Stolen from Exhibition at Central Hall in Westminster, London London, England Soccer FIFA World Cup BBC
1969 Federal Grand Jury Indicts the "Chicago Eight" for Democratic Convention Riots Chicago 7 Vietnam War Politics Law and Legal Resourcesr University of Missouri-Kansas City Law School
John Lennon and Yoko Ono Are Married in Gibraltar John Lennon The Beatles New York Times
1970 Arsonist Kills 20 and Injures 10 at the Ozark Hotel Fire in Seattle Seattle, Washington Fire Safety Death History Link
Georgia Makes It a Felony to Manufacture, Process, Distribute or Possess LSD Georgia Government Drug and Substance Abuse Laws and Legal Resources University of Georgia
Georgia Designates the Brown Thrasher as the Official State Bird Georgia State Symbols Brown Thrasher University of Georgia
Georgia Designates the Bobwhite Quail as the Official State Game Bird Georgia State Symbols Bobwhite Quail University of Georgia
1973 Roberto Clemente Is Voted into the Baseball Hall of Fame 11 Weeks After His Death Roberto Clemente Baseball Hall of Fame Hispanic Sports Figures New York Times
Inmates Riot at the West Virginia Penitentiary in Moundsville West Virginia Prison West Virginia
1974 Attempted Kidnapping of England's Princess Anne Fails Great Britain Princess Anne Crime BBC
1976 Patricia Hearst, Granddaughter of Newspaper Magnate William Randolph Hearst, Is Convicted of Armed Robbery William Randolph Hearst Notorious Americans Learn California
1982 French Conduct 20kT Underground Nuclear Test on Mururoa/Fangataufa Atolls France Nuclear Weapons The Cold War Geoscience Australia
1985 Libby Riddles Is the First Woman to Win the Iditarod Trail Dog Sled Race Libby Riddles Dog Sledding The Iditirod Library of Congress
1986 President Francois Mitterrand Names Paris Mayor, Jacques Chirac, Prime Minister of France French Political and Social Leaders TV News Archive
1987 FDA Approves Sale of AZT AIDS Treatment U.S. Government AIDS Medical Research New York Times
NASA Launches Palapa B2P Communications Satellite to Serve Southeast Asia Space Exploration History of Technology NASA
1990 Namibia Becomes an Independent Nation, Ending 75 Years of South African Rule Namibia South Africa New York Times
1994 El Salvador Holds First Election Following 12-year Civil War El Salvador Government Elections TV News Archive
1995 Japanese Cult Releases Sarin Nerve Gas in Tokyo Subway Japan Terrorism History Channel New York Times Technology and Society
1997 Liggett Group, Maker of Chesterfield Cigarettes, Settles Lawsuits with 22 States Tobacco Law Business New York Times
1999 The Azanian People's Liberation Army (APLA) Disbands Africa South African History
Historic Events that occurred on this date from 2000 to present
2002 Lima, Peru Car Bomb Kills 9 in Advance of Visit by President Bush Peru George W. Bush Terrorism Death CNN
2003 U.S. Begins Invasion of Iraq Iraq George W. Bush Iraq War BBC
2011 Egyptians Approve Constitutional Reforms by a 3-to-1 Margin Egypt Voting National Public Radio