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Enter the Wiffle Ball, an alternative baseball with holes

Major League Wiffle Ball tourney in Michigan wraps up on Sunday 14 August 2022.

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The best blues singer you may not know

Big Mama Thornton recorded “Hound Dog” – a song written for her – on 13 August 1952.

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Hedy Lamarr, beauty and inventor

On 11 August 1942, Lamarr and her partner received a patent for radio “frequency hopping”.