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Following is our collection of super amazing and curious facts and details explaining February 25. 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 25 so important!

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Top 10 February 25 facts that will blow your mind.

  1. On February 25, 1991 28 US soldiers died when a previously reported software glitch in the Patriot Missile system's clock prevented it from shooting down an Iraqi SCUD missile. A software patch to fix it was released on the following day.

  2. On February 25, 1942, an unidentified flying object was detected on military radars hovering over Los Angeles, California. Air raid sirens were sounded and the army began shooting at the object but it was never brought down and to this day is still not known what the flying object was.

  3. On February 25, 1942, an unidentified object was detected on military radars hovering over Los Angeles California. Air raid sirens were sounded in Los Angeles and Over 1400 shells were shot at the object but nothing was ever brought down. To this day it’s still unknown what cause the alarm.

  4. On February 25, 1942, an unidentified object was detected on radars hovering over Los Angeles, California. Over 1400 bullets were shot at the object but was never brought down and no wreckage was ever found it’s still a mystery what exactly the object that caused the alarm was.

  5. A 25-year-old man, Justin Smith, miraculously survived extreme hypothermia after he was found lying frozen in a snow drift last February in temperatures of -4 degrees Fahrenheit (-20 degrees Celsius) for 12 hours — a first in medical science.

  6. In February 1968, Ceser Chavez started a 25 day fast to promote nonviolence

  7. 100 years ago there wasn't a tax on gas. The first US state tax on fuel was introduced on February 25, 1919 in Oregon. It was a 1¢/gal tax. In the following decade, all of the US states (48 at the time), along with the District of Columbia, introduced a gasoline tax.