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Top 10 April 24 facts that will blow your mind.

  1. A song on the radio started a revolution — literally. It was played over the Portuguese airwaves on 24 April 1974 to signal the coup leaders that they had taken control of strategic parts of the country, leading to the overthrow of the authoritarian regime that ruled Portugal from 1933 to 1974.

  2. At 00:20 of 24 April 1974, the music "Grândola, Vila Morena" was played in the radio show "limite" as code to start the bloodless revolution "Revolução dos Cravos" that ended the dictatorship in Portugal.

  3. The record for the most snowfall in the United States in a 24 hour period occurred in 1921, in Silver Lake, Colorado. 75.8 inches fell between April 14 and April 15.

  4. It was 52 years ago -on April 24, 1967- that the first spaceman died. Cosmonaut Vladimir Komarov died upon re-entry in the Soyuz 1 when the capsule's parachute failed to open.

  5. On April 24, 2013 a building in Bangladesh collapsed killing 1,129 people and injuring ~2,500. It is considered the deadliest accidental structure failure in history.

  6. In April 1974, a "Super Outbreak" of tornadoes swept across 13 US States and Ontario in 24 hours, killing 315 people

  7. On April 24, 1914 their paper was presented which detailed the first electrical measurement of the quantum nature of atoms.

  8. Depending on where you are in Australia, you will celebrate Queen Elizabeth II's birthday on either June 11, September 24, or October 1. This is despite the fact that the Queen's actual birthday is April 21

  9. Aloha Airlines Flight 243 which on April 28, 1988 suffered an explosive decompression in flight at 24,000ft (7,315m) that ripped over 18.5ft (5.6m) of the fuselage away and sucking out flight attendant Clarabelle "C.B." Lansing, 58, whose body was never found. The passengers were all belted.

  10. The Pennsylvania Lottery was successfully fixed on April 24, 1980 when the number, 666, was drawn.

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April 14-15th, 2018 saw the rainiest 24 hours in recorded U.S. history. The Hawaiian island of Kauai received nearly 50 inches of rain in under a day, with a notable 3 hour period in which 8 inches fell.

24 People died at the Mount Everest Base Camp (which is considered a "safe" area) on April 25th due to the Nepal Earthquake

On April 24, 1989, Claudia Mijangos Arzac, killed her three children, aged 6, 9 and 11 y/o, in her house located in the city of Queretaro, Mexico. She came from a wealthy family, was a beauty queen in her teens, and taught catechism at the same school where her children went.

A woman, later identified by police as college graduate April Teale, 24, was filmed twerking and grinding up against an arresting officer as as he puts her in cuffs

April 05, 2018) Satoshi Nakamoto, inventor of bitcoin and initiator of first decentralized digital current, claimed that his/her birthday is April 05, 1975. Also, he/she is exactly 24 years older than me because today is my birthday.

The first tank-versus-tank battles took place 24 April 1918. It was an unexpected engagement between three German A7Vs and three British Mk. IVs at Villers-Bretonneux.

40 years ago today “Georgia On My Mind” became Georgia’s official state song on April 24, 1979 when Gov. George Busbee signed it into law. The song was originally written and recorded in 1930 by Hoagy Carmichael and Stuart Gorrell, but is well known thanks to Georgia native Ray Charles.

New Beer’s Eve - an unofficial US holiday that originated on April 6th, 1933, when alcohol was legalized again. On that night, hundreds of bars were drunk dry, with an estimated 1.5 million gallons of beer consumed in the first 24 hours.

Starting the day after Easter, the state of Arkansas is scheduled to execute eight men in 11 days. Two men will die each day on April 17, 20, 24 and 27.

The 1867 Manhattan earthquake struck Riley County, Kansas, in the United States on April 24 at 20:22 UTC, or about 2:30 local time. The strongest earthquake to originate in the state, it measured 5.1 on a seismic scale that is based on an isoseismal map or the event's felt area.

On this day, 20 December in 1946, “It's A Wonderful Life,” premiered at the Globe Theater in New York. The film entered the public domain in 1974, but was reclaimed on 24 April, 1990 via a Supreme Court decision. It will re-enter the public domain in 2038 (story) and 2041 (score).