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Following is our collection of super amazing and curious facts and details explaining April 9. 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 9 so important!

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Top 10 April 9 facts that will blow your mind.

  1. One man won $6 million in one night from one casino. Don Johnson singlehandedly ruined the Tropicana's April 2011 revenue through blackjack; he'd already won $9 million at two other casinos. He is now banned from most Atlantic City casinos.

  2. Ahmad Shah Massoud was an Afghan resistance leader, who in April 2001 warned the European Parliament about a large-scale terrorist attack on U.S. soil being imminent. He was assassinated on September 9, 2001, 2 days before the 9/11 attacks.

  3. Pitch is a viscous liquid which flows extremely slowly. In an experiment started in 1930, only 9 drops have dripped; the latest being April 17, 2014

  4. Ahmad Shah Massoud, leader of the anti-Taliban forces, warned of an imminent, large-scale attack against the USA in April 2001. He was assassinated on September 9, 2001. John O'Neill, referring to the assassination, said "We're due for something big". He died one day later on September 11, 2001.

  5. On 1 April 1976, a radio prank convinced listeners that a rare astronomical event that day would cause a temporary decrease in Earth's gravity, such that listeners would feel a floating sensation at that exact moment. Soon after 9:47 that morning, phone calls poured in confirming the phenomenon.

  6. On midnight April 9,1984, 200 miles east of Japan; a mushroom cloud appeared climbing at 500mph above a 14000ft cloud deck. It was witnessed by more than one aircraft crew. No radiation was ever detected.

  7. Female gives birth to 9 to 12 babies usually from March to April. Spiny bush vipers are 6 inches long at birth and have dark green bodies covered in wavy stripes. Young snakes attain adult coloration at the age of 3 to 4 months.

  8. Female gives birth to 4 to 9 babies (kits or cubs) from April to May, after gestation period of 31 to 32 days. Babies are naked, blind and helpless at birth. Only mother takes care of the babies. Young animals will start independent life 6 weeks after birth. Groundhogs reach sexual maturity at the age of two years and produce one litter per year.

  9. On 9 April 1918 a soldier fought against 2 german regiments alone to cover the retreat of Portuguese and Scots on Battle of La Lys till got out of ammo. Months later he held back a German assault single-handed with his Lewis gun to cover Belgium soldiers retreat to a safer place.

  10. Isambard Kingdom Brunel designed the Box rail tunnel near Bath such that the sunlight would flood the tunnel on April 9 - his birthday

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april 9 fact data chart about Lightning covered only the territory of Lithuania during 12h
Lightning covered only the territory of Lithuania during 12h storm yesterday (April 9)

Funny april 9 details

Interesting definitions that can be fact checked.

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.

The oldest recognizable recording of a human voice was made on April 9,1860.

After Henry IV died on March 20, 1413, Henry V was crowned king at Westminster Abby on April 9.

The shortest battle of World War II was the German invasion of Denmark, which took place April 9, 1940, and which resulted in Hitler receiving the surrender of King Christian X in less than six hours.

Sheridan served alongside General Grant during the Appomattox Campaign and prevented General Lee's retreat at the Battle of Appomattox Courthouse on April 9, 1865.

Female lays 9 to 12 eggs during the April and May. After incubation period of 34 to 36 days, baby ducks (called ducklings) will hatch.

The Tooth Fairy was created by Spanish writer Luis Coloma Roldán, who lived from January 9 of 1851 - Madrid , April 14 of 1915