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Interesting facts about January 24

Following is our collection of super amazing and curious facts and details explaining January 24. 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 January 24 so important!

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Top 10 January 24 facts that will blow your mind.

  1. David Bowie holds the world record for number of music video plays over a 24-hour period with 51 million plays, occurring January 11th, 2016, the day after his death.

  2. The record for the greatest 24-hour temperature change ever recorded on earth occurred in 1972 in Loma, Montana when the temperature rose from -54°F (-47°C) on January 14th to 49°F (9°C) on January 15th: an astonishing 103°F (56°C) rise

  3. National holidays in Mexico include Independence Day (September 16), Día de Nuestra Señora de Guadalupe, Las Posadas (December 16 to December 24), Noche Buena (December 24), Navidad (December 25), Año Nuevo (December 31 to January 1), Twelfth Night of Christmas (January 5), and the Day of the Dead (November 2).

  4. There was a catastrophic dam failure in Brazil on January 25, 2019 where 206 people died as a result of the collapse. Subsequently, the stock of the company that owned the mine, Vale, fell 24% [$19 billion] - the biggest single day loss in Brazilian history.

  5. The greatest 24-hour temperature change recorded in the U.S. was a swing from −54 to +49°F caused by a chinook wind on 15 January 1972, in Loma Montana.

  6. In 2003 China accounted for the largest number of coal-mining fatalities, accounting for about 80% of the world’s total, although it produced only 35% of the world’s coal. Also on 4 January 2014 The Chinese Government stated that 1,049 people died in the year 2013, down 24 percent from 2012

  7. Winston Churchill died on the morning of Sunday, 24 January 1965, 70 years to the day after his own father's death.