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  1. 1 in 5 organ donations comes from the victim of a vehicular accident, and self-driving cars may end up exacerbating the shortage.

  2. On 5th May 1945, 5 days after Hitler's suicide, American and German soldiers fought together against the Nazi SS to free prominent French prisoners of war from Itter Castle. It is believed to be the only battle in the war in which Americans and Germans fought together as allies.

  3. In medieval times it was common to have "2" sleeps per night. You would fall asleep for 4 to 5 hours, wake up for 2 hours or so and fall back to sleep for another 3 to 4. It's been suggested that we may have evolved this way to tend to the fire in order to keep us warm and safe.

  4. 7 people possess physical keys to the internet. By combining at least 5 of them, they may together control the authenticity of the internet

  5. The 22nd Amendment to the US Constitution, which delays laws affecting Congressional salary from taking effect until after the next election of representatives, took 202 years to pass. It was outstanding from Sept 25, 1789 until May 5, 1992.

  6. According to moderate estimates, the Romans possibly lost over 40,000 men in a single day at the Battle of Cannae (216 BC), which may have accounted for somewhere between 5 to 10 percent of the total Roman male population during the late 3rd century BC period.

  7. The first aerial refueling occurred when Wesley May climbed from a Lincoln Standard to a Curtiss Jenny with a 5 gallon can strapped to his back in 1921.

  8. The southern United States converted all its railroads from broad gauge (5 feet/1.524 meters) to standard gauge (4 feet 8 1⁄2 inches/​1.435 meters) in 36 hours starting on May 31, 1886

  9. In 2011 a 6 year old boy was charged with sexual assault and may be forced to register as a sex offender for the rest of his life - because he played "doctor" with a 5 year old girl.

  10. Napoleon III of France tried to invade Mexico, and lost on May 5, 1862, the origin of the holiday Cinco de Mayo

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Teri Horton, a 73-year-old former long-haul truck driver who purchased a painting from a thrift shop for $5, only to find out that it may be a Jackson Pollock, turned down an offer of US $9 million from a Saudi Arabian buyer.

It's estimated that between 5 and 13% of the population hears voices in their heads that may or may not be associated with a mental health problem. Many otherwise healthy people have been reported to hear voices.

President Cleveland said to 5-year-old FDR, "My little man, I am making a strange wish for you. It is that you may never be president of the United States."

"On May 5, 1971, Scottie Dunning discovered a tiny male harbor seal pup on the shore of Cundy’s Harbor, Maine." After living in captivity, the seal pup now named Hoover "began to utter phrases such as: “Hello, there!” and “Come Over Here!” in a thick New England accent"

Scrubs season 5 episode 20 'My Lunch' was based on a real case from 2004. The plot is based on the May and June 2004 deaths of four Texas patients who received donor organs from a patient whose cause of death was originally determined to be a cocaine overdose, but later turned out to be rabies.

in the US all men between the ages of 18 and 25, must register for selective service (Formely the draft), failing to so may result in fines up to $250k, and up to 5 years of prison (felony), and may have impact on future rights, voting, grants etc. It has never applied to Women.

Great Scott" may have referred to US General Winfield Scott, who at 6'5" remains the tallest man to receive a US presidential nomination

On 5 May 2000 two young Filipino programmers created the Iloveyou virus that attacked tens of millions of Windows personal computers causing US$5.5–8.7 billion in damages worldwide. Since there were no laws in the Phils. against writing malware at the time the two were released.

Cultural baggage may cause plane crashes and mountain climbing disasters. In a study of 5,000 Himalayan expeditions, scientists found that Chinese alpinists, for instance, were more likely to die on the mountain than Austrians.

During the world war 2 battle for Castle Itter American and German soldiers fought side by side to defend the castle from a SS division attack [5 may, 1945]

On May 12th, 2007 a US Army patrol was attacked by insurgents. 5 soldiers were killed and 3 abducted. The remains of 1 soldier was found shortly afterwards and the others assumed executed. The last 2 remains were found a year later and 1 showed signs of being tortured for months.

A poster with the words "BONG HiTS 4 JESUS" is the subject of the Supreme Court case Morse v. Frederick. The Court decided in a 5-4 decision that educators may suppress student speech if it promotes illegal drug use.

Older Folks May Be Twice As Likely To Develop Dementia Within 5 Years If They Cannot Smell Peppermint, Fish, Orange, Rose Or Leather.

On 1 May 1950 Mosinee, WI staged a communist take over where the mayor was dragged from his bed and "surrendered". The excitement caused him to have a heart attack, killing him 5 days later. The local minister also died after showing how he would hide a Bible from communists in a church organ.

German general Johannes Blaskowitz agreed to the surrender of all German forces in the Netherlands on 5 May 1945. However, no typewriter was found in the building, meaning that the surrender document couldn't be typed. Instead both parties had to meet the next day to sign the surrender document.

Crazy Horse surrendered to the Army at Red Cloud Agency on May 5, 1877, which is near Fort Robinson, Nebraska.

He was injured by friendly fire at the Battle of the Wilderness, which took place in Virginia on May 5-7. 1864. The wound kept him out of service until late 1864, in time to join General Lee on the Appomattox Campaign.

At 14:28 on May 12, 2008, an 8.0-magnitude earthquake happened in Sichuan, China. Over 5,000 students in primary and secondary schools perished in the earthquake, yet their names went unannounced.

In 5 states an applicant who has not attended law school may take the bar exam after study under a judge or practicing attorney for an extended period of time. This method is known as "reading law" or "reading the law".

Dholes live in a group, called pack, composed of 5 to 12 members. Males are much more numerous. Certain groups may have only one female. Sometimes, dholes gather in large groups composed of up to 40 members.

The Rotokas language of Papua New Guinea may have the smallest sound inventory of any language on Earth, distinguishing just 6 consonants and 5 vowels

Females are able to store and use sperm for the fertilization of eggs during a period of 4 years. They lay 3 to 8 (usually 4 to 5) eggs from May to July in the nests in the sand. Incubation period lasts 3 months.

Planting of peanuts takes place from April to May. 5 months later, peanuts can be harvested.

Yosemite toad is active only 4 to 5 months per year (usually from April, May to September). It hibernates the rest of the year.

Marie and Louis were married on May 16th, 1770 at the royal chapel in Versailles in front of 5,000 wedding guests.