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4936 When the World Hockey Association folded after the 1978-1979 season, 4 WHA teams joined the NHL. Sports > Hockey 10/30/11
4937 While at Hogwarts, Oliver Wood played on the Gryffindor Quidditch team as a Keeper. Literature > Harry Potter 07/13/08
4938 While humans have 6 muscles in each ear, a cat has 32 muscles in each ear. Nature > Animals 04/13/15
4939 While WWII was being fought around the world, Hitler captured many Jews and sent them to concentration camps that killed 6 million Jews. History > War 11/28/10
4940 Who describes the subject; whom describes the object. Humanities > Linguistics 04/23/12
4941 Wiccaphobia is the fear of witches and witchcraft. Other 12/20/08
4942 Wikipedia was launched in January 2001 by Jimmy Wales and Larry Sanger. Other 06/12/09
4943 Wilhelm Ostwald won the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1909. Science > Chemistry 07/07/09
4944 Wilhelm Steinitz was the World Chess Champion from 1886 to 1894. Hobbies > Games 01/15/09
4945 Wilhelm Wien won the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1911. Science > Physics 07/05/09
4946 Willard F. Libby won the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1960. Science > Chemistry 07/27/09
4947 Willem Einthoven won the Nobel Prize in Medicine in 1924. Science 07/14/09
4948 William Alfred Fowler won the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1983. Science > Physics 07/09/09
4949 William Bradford Shockley won the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1956. Science > Physics 07/07/09
4950 William Butler Yeats won the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1923. Literature > Authors 07/05/09


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