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Following is our collection of super amazing and curious facts and details explaining April 7. This list is intended for research in school, for college students or just to feed your brain with. Possible use cases are in quizzes, differences, homework facts legend, cover facts, and many more. But nevertheless learn why is April 7 so important!

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Top 10 April 7 facts that will blow your mind.

  1. On April 6. 1893 Andy Bowen and Jack Burke were involved in the longest boxing fight in history. The fight lasted 111 rounds (3 minute rounds each), it took 7 hours and 19 minutes until referee John Duffy called "no contest" after both men were too dazed and tired to come out of their corners.

  2. In 1977 The Guardian newspaper produced a 7 page supplement for April Fool's day detailing the discovery of a fictional island called San Serriffe that was in the shape of a colon. Thousands fell for the hoax leading to a tradition of April Fool's stories.

  3. As an April Fool's Day joke, Gamestation added a clause stating that users who placed an order on April 1, 2010 agreed to irrevocably give their soul to the company. 7,500 users agreed.

  4. Prairie skink hibernates 7 months per year (from September to April) in the underground burrows. It obtains all the energy it needs from the fat reserves stored in the body.

  5. On April 7, 1966, the US government recovered a hydrogen bomb off the coast of Spain that had been lost on January 17, 1966 in a plane accident where a B-52 bomber crashed into a KC-135 jet tanker. The Pentagon admits to at least 12 incidents like this one.

  6. Valerian develops pinnate leaves composed of 7 to 10 pairs of lance-shaped leaflets during the April. Leaves are covered with prickles and arranged in the form of rosette.

  7. National Beer Day is an unofficial holiday in the United States celebrated every year on April 7, celebrating the ending of prohibition when people could buy, sell and drink beer for the first time in 12 years.

  8. On April 7, 1989, a fully loaded, combat-ready Soviet Nuclear Submarine sank and currently rests at the bottom of the sea with its Nuclear Reactor and two Nuclear Warheads intact

  9. Females are able to delay pregnancy. Embryonic development starts 6.5 to 8 months after copulation and ends in one month. One litter consists of 3 to 7 kits. Babies are usually born during the March and April. They are blind, naked and helpless at birth. Kits depend on the mother's milk during the first 40 to 45 days of life.

  10. The longest recorded boxing match ever was 110 rounds long and lasted 7 hours, beginning around 9 p.m. on April 6, 1893 and ending the next day well after 4 a.m.

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Season 7, Episode 10 of the children's cartoon Arthur, titled, "April 9th," was an allegory for 9/11.

Carbondale, Illinois is almost dead center for not 1 but 2 total solar eclipses, 7 years apart (Great Eclipse of 2017 on August 21, 2017 and Total Eclipse on April 8, 2024)

The battle was fought form April 6 to April 7, 1862.

Female lays 5 to 7 bluish eggs in the second half of April. Both parents take part in the incubation of eggs (that lasts 15 days) and provide food for their chicks.

The population inside Andersonville Prison's walls in April, 1864 was 7,160. By the end of August the same year the population had risen to 31,693.

Makanda, Illinois Will Experience 2 Back-to-Back Total Solar Eclipses in the Span of 7 Years: One on August 21, 2017 and the Other on April 8, 2024

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.

North Korea only started blocking Facebook, Twitter and Youtube in April this year (7 years after China)

The New World Writing issue No. 7 in April of 1955 carried previews of two unclassifiable & unpublished authors. One was called 'Jazz of the Beat Generation' by Jack Kerouac (aka Jean-Louis) & the other was called Catch-18 by a Joseph Heller.