TIL that the Captain of the USS Indianapolis was court-martialed for its’ sinking in 1945. In 1996, a history project by a sixth grader cleared his name. August 13, 2019 todayilearned Submitted By: MadTrendZ submitted by /u/dirtyleft [link] [comments] Related Posts TIL that if an acronym is said letter by letter, like FBI or ATM, it is called an initialism. To be a true acronym all of the letters must be said as a word, some examples are NATO, NASA and POTUS. TIL about the Dionne quintuplets. They lived in a specially built hospital nicknamed “Quintland” in the mid 1930’s in Ontario. They were the biggest tourist attraction at the time, bringing in more than $50 million in revenue and were also used in film and to promote Quaker Oats. About The Author MadTrendZ Posts by MadTrendZ No comments yet Facebook Comments You must log in to post a comment.