5,000, as recounted in Mark 6:38-44.
2. Almost 172. Delaware
achieved statehood on December 7, 1787; Hawaii, on August 21,
3. As told in Exodus
7-12, the plagues were: the waters of Egypt turning into blood;
frogs; lice; flies; cattle disease; boils; hail; locusts; darkness;
and the slaying of the firstborn.
4. Jumbo the Elephant,
of Barnum & Bailey Circus fame. After Jumbo died in a train
accident in 1885, showman P.T. Barnum had him stuffed and in
1889 donated him to Tufts, where he became the university mascot.
5. April Fish or
Poisson d'Avril, which is the phrase French youngsters
shout after taping paper fish of pictures of a fish onto the
backs of friends.