The Royal Greenwich Observatory begin broadcasting the hourly time signals known as the Greenwich Time Signal or the "BBC pips".
On February 5, 1924
Largest Jell-O made (9,246 gallons of watermelon-flavor) in Brisbane
On February 5, 1981
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