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Top 10 January 14 facts that will blow your mind.

  1. When Martha Washington recalled the two saddest days of her life the first was December 14, 1799 when her husband died. The second was in January 1801 when Thomas Jefferson visited Mt Vernon. "Next to the loss of her husband" Jefferson’s visit was the “most painful occurrence of her life.”

  2. The 2038 Problem, a computer science problem theorized to be worse than Y2K. 2038 day will occur on January 19th at 3:14:07 UTC, when the number of seconds since the clock started (January 1st 1971), passes the maximum integer in 32 bits (2^31).

  3. In January 1967 The Beatles recorded a 14-minute avant-garde performance that remains unreleased to this day, known as "Carnival of Light" and is considered the holy grail of missing Beatles' songs.

  4. Many probes have imaged Titan, however only one has landed - the Huygens Lander. It visited on January 14, 2005 and this visit was the most distant landing of any mission in the Solar System.

  5. Mark Antony was born Marcus Antonius on January 14, 83 BC in Rome to Marcus Antonius Creticus and Julia Antonia.

  6. About the 2038 problem. A technological glitch that after 03:14:07 UTC, January 19, 2038, clocks on various devices will revert back to December 13, 1901.

  7. The Japanese evacuation, known as Operation Ke, began on January 14.

  8. Italian astronomer Giuseppe Piazzi discovered Ceres on January 1, 1801 at Palermo. He classified it as a planet, but then it was demoted to an asteroid in the 1850s when other objects in similar orbits were discovered. In 2006, it was promoted as a dwarf planet, a classification it shares with Pluto that is 14 times more massive.

  9. Year 2038 will face the same issue as the Y2K problem on digital systems. The latest time it can represent is 03:14:07 on Tuesday, 19 January 2038 and will follow by 13 December 1901 at 20:45:52

  10. On January 20, 1985 (the day that President Ronald Reagan was sworn-in for his second term) a man gained access to the White House and was able to wander around for 14 minutes before being apprehended by Secret Service agents.

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About Greyfriars Bobby (May 4, 1855 – January 14, 1872), a Skye Terrier who became known in 19th-century Edinburgh for spending 14 years guarding the grave of his owner until he died himself on January 14th, 1872.

80 percent of people who joined a gym in January 2012 quit within five months. 4 percent of new gym goers don’t even make it past the end of January and 14 percent drop out in February

About the 2038 problem. In which computer time values cannot exceed, "03:14:07 UTC on 19 January 2038".

On 14 January 1995, 133 people playing the National Lottery had to split a £16,293,830.00 jackpot, which came out to £122,510.00 each. In total, 1,932,744 people won at least £10, which ironically cost the lottery more money (roughly £3m more) than the actual jackpot itself

A decision by the Ontario government to recognize a marriage that took place in Toronto, Ontario, on January 14, 2001, retroactively makes Canada the first country in the world to have a government-legitimized same-sex marriage

100 years ago the most successful German U-boat submarine in WWI, U-35, sunk the British Lesbian in January of 1917. Then in WWII another British Lesbian was scuttled by the Vichy French on 14 July 1941

A medieval, Christian feast was observed on January 14 to celebrate the Flight to Egypt known as Festum Asinorum or Feast of the Ass.

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

At 03:14 UTC on Tuesday, 19 January 2038, 32 bit computer systems will not be able to calculate the date and time beyond that and will reset to 13 December 1901. There is no universal fix.

The first legal gay marriage in modern times took place on January 14, 2001, but it wasn't legally recognized for 2 more years

The Feast of the Ass, a medieval Christian feast observed on January 14 celebrating the donkey-related stories in the Bible, particularly the Flight into Egypt.

At 03:14:07 UTC on 19 January 2038 we will face the 'Y2K bug' again

On 19 January, 2038, at 03:14:07 UTC, 32 bit systems will run out of memory and reset to zero.

Four daughters of King Abdullah were held captive for 14 years with limited access to food and water, at one point surviving off distilled sea water and food covered with mites. Starting January 2015, their twitter accounts were inactive.