On this day: February 5

POSTED: 10:36 PM PST Feb 04, 2013    UPDATED: 11:00 PM PST Feb 04, 2016 

The U.S. military scores its first aerial victory, Reader's Digest is first published, Disney's "Peter Pan" premieres, and Manuel Noriega is indicted, all on this day.

OTD February 5 - Tybee bomb
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1958: Following a midair collision between a B-47 bomber and F-86 fighter plane during a practice exercise, a 7,600-pound Mark 15 hydrogen bomb is jettisoned and lost in the waters off Tybee Island near Savannah, Georgia, never to be recovered.


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