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  1. People with Alzheimer's can get severly dehydrated, as they may forget it is necessary to drink or even how to do it. To help his grandmother, an inventor came up with colorful balls containing 90% water, which grandma can pound 7 in 10 minutes.

  2. 7 people possess physical keys to the internet. By combining at least 5 of them, they may together control the authenticity of the internet

  3. From 7 September 1978 to 9 May 1989 skateboards were illegal in Norway. For 11 years Norway was the only country in the world where it was forbidden to buy, sell or stand on a skateboard.

  4. 7 May 1999, the United States bombed a Chinese Embassy and claimed it was a mistake. The incident is still brought up in meetings.

  5. On May 7, Grant's men disengaged from the fighting and moved southeast. The next battle would occur at Spotsylvania Court House the next day.

  6. Nuevo Leon was the fifteenth state to join the United Mexican States on May 7, 1824.

  7. Hazelnut is wind-pollinated plant. Wind carries pollen to the female flowers during the winter. Pollen remains dormant 7 to 8 months (until the May or June), when fruit starts to develop.

  8. The 27th Amendment was submitted to the United States for ratification on September 25, 1789. It was adopted May 7, 1992, meaning it took 202 years, 7 months, and 12 days to become an Amendment.

  9. On May 26, 1824 he became a professor at the University of Giessen and on December 7, 1825 accepted the chair in chemistry.

  10. Coahuila joined the United Mexican States on May 7, 1824, become the sixteenth state to join the federal union.

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The first SAS mission in 1941 was a complete failure, with only 22 men out of 65 surviving due to adverse weather conditions and German resistance, however by May 8th 1945 they had killed or wounded 7,733 and captured 23,000 enemy soldiers, all while taking only 330 casualties

In May 2016, Portugal ran on renewable energy for 4 consecutive days. The renewable energy came from various sources such as: Wind, Solar and hydropower. The run went from 6:45 am on Saturday May 7 to the following Wednesday until 5:45 pm.

The battle took place from May 5 to May 7 in 1864.

Most of the human body's tissues are under constant renewal. The surface layer of the skin is recycled every two weeks; the entire skeleton is replaced every 10 years. The average age of all the cells in an adult's body may be as young as 7 to 10 years.

A man injected his penis using a high-pressure pneumatic grease gun in hopes that it may increase it's girth but instead it caused him to have erectile dysfunction and he waited 7 years to seek medical advice.

"Carrie": The Musical. It ran from May 12th to May 15th 1988 for a total of 5 shows and is considered one of the biggest musical flops in history. It lost $7 Million.

Kim Jong-un may have a son that no one knows about. People assumed that Ri Sol-ju was pregnant again when she disappeared from the world for over 7 months back in 2015. Sources have said that Kim Jong-un has been “desperate” to have a son — and some believe that he already may have one.

Nuclear power may have saved 1.8 million lives otherwise lost to fossil fuels, may save up to 7 million more.

Transits of Mercury occur in May or November. The last four transits occurred on November 15, 1999; May 7, 2003; November 8, 2006; and May 9, 2016. The next will occur on November 11, 2019, and then on November 13, 2032.

The sinking of the Cap Arcona and Thielbek on May 3, 1945. Just a day before the German government surrendered, the British Royal Air Force mistakenly believed the vessel to be a war ship and sank it. The ship actually contained 7,000 Holocaust survivors, only 350 of whom survived the attack.

Ocelots are active 12 hours per day. During that time, ocelot may travel up to 7 miles while it searches for the food.

The 33rd Waffen Grenadier Division of the SS Charlemagne (1st French) had a strength of between 7,400 to 11,000 men in 1944. In may 1945 only 60 men remained.

Today, 7 May, is the 70th Anniversary of the official end of WW II. At 2:41 am CET, General Jodl, Chief of Staff of the German High Command, signed the unconditional surrender in a schoolroom in Reims, France.

Earthquakes may be seasonal: >7 earthquakes tend to happen April-October, but scientists don't know exactly why

Paul Geidel was convicted of second degree murder in 1911, he was released from a New York state prison on May 7, 1980.

Trace amounts of lithium may be good for you (even if you don't have bipolar disorder), and that they used to put it in 7-Up

Pizza and foods similar to pizza may go back 7,000 years. This could mean that pizza is older than written language.

World heavyweight boxer Ezzard Charles (July 7, 1921 – May 28, 1975), fought and knocked out a young contender named Sam Baroudi. When Baroudi died from the injuries, Charles was so devastated he almost gave up fighting. After that fight he moved up to heavyweight.

Napoleon Bonaparte was not short. He was slightly taller than the average Frenchman of his time. His height was recorded as 5' 2" in French feet, which is 5' 7". His nickname, "le Petit Caporal" (The Little Corporal), may have been a term of affection.

Depending on the convention, the number of continents may vary from 4 to 7.

The "RE Engine" used for Resident Evil 7, Resident Evil 2 Remake, and Devil May Cry 5 means "Reach for the moon"

An extremely fertile woman may have given birth to 16 sets of twins, 7 sets of triplets, and 4 sets of quadruplets. That's a grand total of 69 children.

The world record for the most pull ups in 24 hours was 7,306 REPETITIONS - which was completed on 14 May 2016

On May 24, 1987, the Golden Gate Bridge dropped 7 feet in its center, lost its arch, and its towers pulled inward as it nearly collapsed, endangering the 300,000 people on it.

Nuclear power may have saved 1.8 million lives Nuclear power may have saved 1.8 million lives otherwise lost to fossil fuels, may save up to 7 million more.