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5-Minute Quests Today's 5-Minute Quest

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5-Minute Quests
BEGINNERS

1. How many career home runs did Hank Aaron have to hit to break Babe Ruth's record on this date in 1974? (hint: the answer is found on this page)

2. In what country is the Hana Matsuri Flower Festival celebrated on this date? (hint: the answer is found on this page)

3. According to the University of Southern Mississippi, what was the first story Trina Schart Hyman learned to read? (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:
TALK HIRED HO
INTERMEDIATE

1. What international organization convened for the last time on this date in 1946? (hint: the answer is found on this page)

2. According to the United Nations, how many Secretaries-General did the United Nations have before Kofi Annan? (hint: you will need to use a link found on this page)

3. According to the International Buddhist Congregation, why do the Japanese Buddhists use a flower festival to honor the birth of Buddha? (hint: you will need to use a link found on this page)

Use all of these letters to spell the name of a singer born on this date:
JANE LIN NOLUN
EXPERT
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1. According to the White House, Betty Ford was born in what city?

2. What story did journalist Seymour Hersh break during the Vietnam War?

3. According to the Nobel Foundation, for what achievement was Melvin Calvin chosen as the 1961 Nobel Laureate for Chemistry?


Use all of these letters to spell the name of a book by Barbara Kingsolver (according to her official website):
MADRES LAMIAN
 
 

Melvin Calvin
Born on This Date 1911

[Nobel Foundation]

Biochemist 1961 Nobel Laureate for Chemistry


Betty Ford
Born on This Date 1918

[Betty Ford Center]

Leader in Drug Addiction Treatment


Kofi Annan
Born on This Date 1939

[United Nations]

Secretary General of the United Nations


Trina Schart Hyman
Born on This Date 1939

[Cheltenham H.S. HOF]

Primary Children's Author


Barbara Kingsolver
Born on This Date 1955

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Travelling with Lewis and Clark

Lewis: Set out early this morning, the wind blew hard against us from the N. W. we therefore traveled very slowly. I walked on shore, and visited the black Cat, took leave of him after smoking a pipe as is their custom, and then proceeded on slowly by land about four miles where I wated the arrival of the party, at 12 Oclock they came up and informed me that one of the small canoes was
behind in distress.

Capt Clark returned foud she had filled with water and all her loading wet. we
lost half a bag of bisquit, and about thirty pounds of powder by this accedent; the powder we regard as a serious loss, but we spread it to dry immediately and hope we shall still be enabled to restore the greater part of it. this was the only powder we had which was not perfectly secure from geting wet. we took dinner
at this place, and then proceed on to oure encampment, which was on the S. side opposite to a high bluff.

Clark: Set out verry early wind hard a head from the N. W. proceeded on passed all the villages the inhabitents of which flocked down in great numbers to view us, I took my leave of the great Chief of the Mandans who gave me a par of excellent mockersons, one Canoe filed with water every thing in her got wet. 2/3 of a barrel of powder lost by this accedent.

Ordway: clear and cold. we Set off eairly. proceeded on. passed the 2nd took breakfast at 2[nd] vil. & 3rd villages of Mandans the [wind] high from the W.

we Saw Some Snow on the N. S. of the hills, and thick Ice on and under the banks of the River. the current Swift. we passed two villages of the Grossvantares or Bigbelleys at the lowermost one comes in a handsom River called Knife River. these 2 vill. are in a bottom but little timber. back of which
is high open plains which is the Same on the N. S.

we halted on a Sand beach on N. S. for the crafts to come up which was
behind as we was informed that one of the Small perogues was in danger. capt Clark went back to see what was the matter. they Shortly returned the perogues had evidently filled and every thing in the perogue was wet damiged a keg of powder a bag of buiscuit and a nomber of other articles. we dined and proceeded on passed an Isld [(]covered with timber) on the N. S. high bluffs on the S. S. passed a timbered bottom on the N. S. in which is a Village of the Grossvantares in the lower part of the bottom of cottonwood timber. we
proceded 14 mls. to day and camped at the bottom N. S.

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1806
Travelling with Lewis and Clark

Lewis: The wind blew so violently this morning that we were obliged to unlode our perogues and canoes, soon after which they filled with water.

being compelled to remain during the day at our present station we sent out some hunters in order to add something to our stock of provision; and exposed our dryed meat to the sun and the smoke of small fires.

in the evening the hunters returned having killed a duck only; they saw two bear and some of the blacktailed jumping or fallow deer, such as are found about Fort Clatsop; this kind of deer are scarce in this neighbourhood, the common longtailed fallow deer being most abundant. we have seen the black bear only in this quarter.

the wind continued without intermission to blow violently all day.

I took a walk today of three miles down the river;

— late at night the centinel detected an old indian man in attempting to creep into camp in order to pilfer; he allarmed the indian very much by presenting his gun at him; he gave the fellow a few stripes with a switch and sent him off. this fellow is one of a party of six who layed incamped a few hundred years below us, they departed soon after this occurrence.—


Clark: This morning about day light I heard a Considerable roreing like wind at a distance and in the Course of a Short time wavs rose very high which appeared to come across the river and in the Course of an hour became So high that we were obliged to unload the canoes, at 7 oClock A. M. the winds Suelded and blew So hard and raised the Waves So emensely high from the N. E and tossed our Canoes against the Shore in Such a manner as to render it necessary to haul them up on the bank.

finding from the appearance of the winds that it is probable that we may be detained all day, we Sent out Drewyer, Shannon Colter & Collins to hunt with derections to return if the Wind Should lul, if not to Continue the hunt all day except they killed Elk or bear Sooner &c. we had the dried meat which was cured at our last encampment below exposed to the Sun.

John Shields Cut out my Small rifle & brought hir to Shoot very well. the party ows much to the injenuity of this man, by whome their guns are repared when they get out of order which is very often.

I observed an Indian Woman who visited us yesterday blind of an eye, and a man who was nearly blind of both eyes. the loss of Sight I have observed to be more Common among all the nations inhabiting this river than among any people I ever observed. they have almost invariably Sore eyes at all Stages of life. the loss of an eye is very Common among them; blindness in persons of middle age is by no means uncommon, and it is almost invariably a concammitant of old age.

I Know not to what cause to attribute this prevalent deficientcy of the eye except it be their exposure to the reflection of the Sun on the water to which they are constantly exposed in the Occupation of fishing.

about 1 P M Collins Shannon and Colter returned. Collins Saw 2 bear but could not get a Shot at them. neither Shannon nor Colter Saw any thing worth Shooting. Soon after Drewyer returned haveing only a Summer Duck. the Elk is gorn to the mountains as the hunters Suppose.

in the evening late an old man his Son & Grand Son and their Wives &c. Came down dureing the time the waves raged with great fury. the wife of the Grand Son is a woman of differant appearance from any we have Seen on this river, she has a very round head and pierceing black eyes. Soon after those people arived the Old man was detected in Stealing a Spoon and he was ordered away, at about 200 yards below our Camp they built themselves a fire and did not return to our fires after—.

The Wind Continued violently hard all day, and threw our Canoes with Such force against the Shore that one of them Split before we Could get it out.

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1861 The Confederate Government Requisitions Another 1,500 Men from Florida for Duty with the Confederate Army Florida American Civil War Florida Historical Society
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1871 Robert Louis Stevenson Gives Up Engineering to Be a Writer Robert Louis Stevenson Writer's Almanac
1886 Franz Liszt Plays for England's Queen Victoria at Windsor Castle Franz Liszt England Queen Victoria Classical Musicians Windsor Castle American Public Media
1893 In Texas, Ten Women, Mostly Members of the Woman's Christian Temperance Union, Issue a Call for a Statewide Women's Suffrage Convention Texas Women Suffrage Texas State Historical Association
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1913 The 17th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution Is Ratified Requiring Direct Election of Senators of Popular Vote U.S. Senate 17 Amendment National Archives University of Georgia
1918 Thousands Turn Out to Buy War Bonds From Douglas Fairbanks and Charlie Chaplin in New York City's Financial District Charlie Chaplin Douglas Fairbanks New York City World War I The History Channel
1925 In Florida, the University of Miami Is Chartered Miami, Florida Education University of Miami Florida Historical Society
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1935 President Franklin Roosevelt Signs the Emergency Relief Appropriation Act Authorizing the Works Progress Administration (WPA) U.S. Senate Franklin Roosevelt Works Progress Administration Library of Congress Writer's Almanac The History Channel
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1942 The U.S. War Production Board Orders a Halt to All Production Not Necessary to the War U.S. Government Economics World War II The History Channel
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1944 Soviets Attack Germans to Recover Crimea Soviet Union Nazi Germany World War II The History Channel
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1945 Nazi Troops Hang Dissident German Theologian Dietrich Bonhoeffer German Political and Social Leaders Nazi Germany Religious Leaders and Theologians Capital Punishment World War II Death The History Channel
1946 League of Nations Convenes in Geneva, Switzerland for the 21st and Last Time The League of Nations Indiana University
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1950 Wisconsin Senator Joe McCarthy Accuses Professor Owen Lattimore of Being a Communist Joe McCarthy Red Scare The History Channel
1951 A Military C-47 Transport Plane Carrying 21 Airmen Crashes Near Little Sandy Creek, West Virginia West Virginia Military Aviation History Death West Virginia State Achives
1952 President Truman Places Ohio Steel Mills Under Federal Control Ohio Harry Truman Labor Business The History Channel
1953 British Rulers Convict Jomo Kenyatta of Leading Mau Mau Violence Against White Settlers and the Colonial Government Great Britain Jomo Kenyatta Terrorism Law The History Channel BBC
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1956 Jack Burke Jr. Wins the Masters Golf Tournament Texas Sports Figures World Golf Hall of Fame The Masters Sports Illustrated University of Georgia
1964 The Supremes Record "Where Did Our Love Go" The Supremes Diana Ross VH1
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1966 NASA Launches OAO 1 Solar Cell-Powered Satellite to Make Precision Astronomical Observations Space Exploration NASA
1967 William Faulkner Publishes "The Wishing Tree," in the Saturday Evening Post William Faulkner American Authors Journalism National Council of Teachers of English
1968 Opening Day of the Major League Season Is Postponed Due to the Assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Baseball Major League Baseball African-American Heritage University of Georgia
In Texas, 10,000 Are in Attendance as Lady Bird Johnson Dedicates Padre Island National Seashore Padre Island National Seashore Lady Bird Johnson Texas State Historical Association
1970 Senate Rejects Nixon's Nomination of Carswell for the Supreme Court U.S. Senate Richard Nixon Supreme Court Nixon Archives New York Times
1974 Hank Aaron Hits Home Run 715 to Break Babe Ruth's Career Record Hank Aaron Babe Ruth Baseball CNNSI The History Channel New York Times University of Georgia
1986 Clint Eastwood Is Elected Mayor of Carmel, California Clint Eastwood Elections Actors Film BBC
1989 In Johannesburg, South Africa, Four Political Parties Merge to Form the Democratic Party Johannesburg, South Africa South African History
1990 England's Nick Faldo Wins His Second Consecutive Masters Golf Tournament English Sports Figures World Golf Hall of Fame The Masters Sports Illustrated University of Georgia
1992 African-American Tennis Great, Arthur Ashe, Announces He Has AIDS Arthur Ashe AIDS International Tennis Hall of Fame African-American Sports Figures New York Times
1993 Macedonia Is Accepted As a Member of the United Nations Macedonia United Nations
NASA Launches Space Shuttle Discovery (STS-56) with the ATLAS-2 Earth Science Laboratory Aboard Space Shuttle Earth Science NASA
1999 7.1 Magnitude Earthquake Shakes Parts of Russia, China and Japan Russia China Japan Earthquake USGS
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2001 Tiger Woods Wins His Second Masters Championship Defeating David Duval by Two Shots Tiger Woods Golf African-American Sports Figures Asian-American Sports Figures The Masters New York Times University of Georgia
2002 Suzan-Lori Parks Is the First African-American Woman to Receive a Pulitzer Prize for Drama for Her Play "Topdog/Underdog" Kentucky Authors American Authors African-American Authors Historic Firsts 2005 Pulitzer Prize for Drama for African American Registry
NASA Launches Space Shuttle Atlantis (STS-110) with a 43' Truss for the International Space Station. Space Shuttle International Space Station NASA
2005 Leaders from 200+ Nations Attend Funeral Mass for Pope John Paul II Pope John Paul II Religion Catholicism New York Times
Eric Rudolph Pleads Guilty to the Fatal Bombing at the 1996 Olympics in Atlanta, Georgia Atlanta, Georgia Notorious Floridians 1996 Summer Olympics Terrorism Death The History Channel