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4981 Willis Eugene Lamb won the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1955. Science > Physics 07/07/09
4982 Willis M. Hawkins won the National Medal of Science in 1988. Science 08/13/09
4983 Wilmer Valderrama played Fez on "That 70's Show". Television > Comedy 09/09/08
4984 Wilt Chamberlain scored 100 points in a single game. Sports > Basketball 12/14/14
4985 Windhoek is the capital of Namibia. Geography > Africa 08/22/08
4986 Winston Churchill won the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1953. People 06/05/08
4987 Wisconsin became a state on May 29, 1848. History > United States 12/13/08
4988 Wisława Szymborska won the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1996. Literature > Authors 07/12/09
4989 With 176 verses, Psalm 119 is the longest chapter in the Bible (King James Version). Religion > The Bible 07/23/08
4990 With a height of 20,320 feet, Mount McKinley in Alaska is the tallest mountain in the United States. Geography > United States 06/18/08
4991 With a height of 5,959 m (19,551 ft), Mount Logan in the Yukon is the tallest mountain in Canada and the second tallest in North America. Geography > North America 07/05/08
4992 With only 2 verses, Psalm 117 is the shortest chapter in the Bible (King James Version). Religion > The Bible 07/21/08
4993 Wole Soyinka won the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1986. Literature > Authors 07/12/09
4994 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart was born on January 27, 1756 in Saltzburg, Austria. People > Musicians 04/10/17
4995 Wolfgang Ketterle won the Nobel Prize in Physics in 2001. Science > Physics 07/12/09




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