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Top 10 February 24 facts that will blow your mind.

  1. Sky ran the 1993 movie "Groundhog Day" 13 times consecutively for 24 hours on February 2nd to celebrate the annual Pennsylvania Groundhog Day holiday.

  2. United Airlines Flight 811, a regularly scheduled flight between Sydney and San Francisco that on February 24, 1989 had a cargo door fail at 22,000 feet resulting in explosive decompression. 9 passengers were blown out and killed. Two flight attendants were nearly lost as well

  3. The longest time breath held voluntarily (male) is 24 min 3.45 secs and was achieved by Aleix Segura Vendrell in Barcelona, Spain, on 28 February 2016.

  4. The traditional Japanese calendar has 24 major divisions, or sekki, from Risshun (Beginning of spring) in early February until Daikan (Greater cold), each of which is split again into three for a total of 72 microseasons

  5. On February 24, 1896 he reported details of his experiment to the French Academy of Sciences outlining the use of photographic plates, a phosphorescent mineral and bright sunlight.

  6. Following the Attack on Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941, the government of Canada passed Order-in-Council P.C. no. 1486 on February 24, 1942, forcing Japanese-Canadians in British Columbia to either be deported back to Japan or sent to internment camps.

  7. The record 24-hour snowfall for Hawaii was 6.5 inches that fell on the Haleakalā volcano on February 2, 1936

  8. Sully Sullenberger testified before the U.S. House of Representatives's Subcommittee on Aviation of the Committee on Transportation & Infrastructure on February 24, 2009, that his salary had been cut by 40 percent, and that his pension, like most airline pensions, was terminated.

  9. The dean of the United States Military Academy, Brigadier General Patrick Finnegan, visited the set of 24 in February 2007 to urge the show's makers to reduce the number of torture scenes

  10. Record for holding their breath the longest is held by Aleix Segura Vendrell, who held his breath for 24 minutes and 3.45 seconds in February 2016.

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24 years ago, students filled a time capsule with newspapers and artefacts from the 20th century and wrote about their visions of the 21st century. The capsules will be opened on February 20, 2020 and everyone involved can dig up their capsule to see if their vision of the future has come true.

The longest time spent without breathing(voluntarily) is 24 minutes. It was set by ALEIX SEGURA VENDRELL on February of 2016. I might believe in Super Humans now.

Light from SN 1987A, a supernova in the Large Magellanic Cloud, reached the Earth 30 years ago on February 24, 1987

29 Feb is not a leap day. 24 Feb was the original leap day, that took place after the ancient Roman month of February, which only had 23 days.

The Viacom V of Doom logo was reused in a widescreen version for episode of WWE Monday Night Raw, episodes of WWE Smackdown X, episodes of WWE Smackdown, episodes of WWE Superstars, and WWE NXT episodes from January 18, 2010, February 23, 2010 until December 24, 2012.

TEENick name was discontinued on February 1, 2009 to give a separation of time between the block's end and the September 28, 2009 launch of TeenNick, the replacement name for "The N", a 24-hour network which had progressed from taking half of the broadcasting day on Noggin from 2002-2009