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Following is our collection of super amazing and curious facts and details explaining February 23. 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 February 23 so important!

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Top 10 February 23 facts that will blow your mind.

  1. Since February 23, 2016 The Bank of Canada Has No Gold Reserves & Is The Only G7 Nation That Does Not Hold At Least 100 Tonnes of Gold in its Official Reserves

  2. The International Space Station (ISS) can orbit "straight through" an aurora event. When it happened on 23 February 2016 Timothy Peake, a European Space Agency (ESA) astronaut aboard the ISS, said it was "eerie but very beautiful."

  3. On February 14, 1990, Michael Jordan wore a nameless no. 12 jersey because his no. 23 jersey had been stolen, he scored 49 points, setting a franchise record for players wearing that jersey number

  4. François Viète (1540 – 23 February 1603) was a French mathematician who was acused of sorcery by the King of Spain because he discovered the key to a Spanish cypher during a war between the two countries.

  5. On February 23, 1909, suffragettes Elspeth Douglas McClelland & Daisy Solomon mailed themselves for the price of a threepenny-stamp to the UK Prime Minister’s residence. Upon arriving, an official rejected them stating, “You cannot be delivered here. You must be returned; you are dead letters.”

  6. Gloria Ramirez, 31, died of Kidney failure at Riverside General Hospital, California, in February 1994, after being rushed there with chest pains. After opening her up 23 others got infected after finding white crystals in her blood.

  7. Light from SN 1987A, a supernova in the Large Magellanic Cloud, reached the Earth 30 years ago on February 23, 1987

  8. Wikipedia's first "Did You Know?" was in February 23, 2004, saying " that a pencil sharpener 'is a device for sharpening a pencil's point by shaving the end of the pencil'? Well, all right, you probably did.".

  9. Not only has Jose Mourinho only lost 92 games in his entire career but between 23 February 2002 and 2 April 2011, Mourinho went 150 home league matches unbeaten, Mourinho has also only lost a total of 3 home matches.