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Top 10 July 14 facts that will blow your mind.

  1. Prince Harry took a HIV test live on July 14, 2016 to show how easy it is. It was hailed as a "groundbreaking moment in the fight against HIV." HIV awareness group THT has reported a 5 fold increase in the number of orders of HIV self-tests since the prince's broadcast.

  2. Spongebob Squarepants’ birthday is July 14, 1986. He is 31 years old.

  3. The US Army is older than the United States. The Continental Army was created by an act from the Continental Congress on June 14, 1775. The next day, George Washington was appointed as commander-in-chief of the new Army, and took command of his troops in Boston on July 3, 1775.

  4. On July 14, 1938, Howard Hughes set a record by completing a flight around the world in just 91 hours (three days, 19 hours, 17 minutes)

  5. July 9 Avenue in Buenos Aires is the world's widest street. One full city block in width, it has 14 lanes plus two parallel streets of two lanes each. All intersections have traffic lights and pedestrians need two or three green lights to cross the avenue.

  6. On July 13, 1908 the Washington Times reported that 3 contractors unearthed 14 human skeletons at Santa Monica Beach, at least one of which was over 9 feet tall

  7. A 14 August 1912 article from a New Zealand newspaper and a 17 July 1912 article from an Australian newspaper contained a brief story about how burning coal might produce future warming by adding carbon dioxide to the atmosphere.

  8. It is estimated that approximately 14,000 professional fireworks displays are put on each 4th of July in the United States.

  9. 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

  10. Concorde crashed on July 25, 2000. Concorde grounded all planes afterwards. 14 months later, British Airways flew a test flight with their Concorde staff. The day they flew was Sept. 11, 2001.

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From 14 July 2006 until 16 November 2007 the President of Poland and the Prime Minister of Poland were Identical Twin Brothers.

On July 14, 1942 a German submarine came within 30 miles of North Carolina, while patrolling the Allied shipping route, but was caught and sunk.

The highest recorded inflation in history was in Hungary when it hit 41.9 Quadrillion (419 followed by 14 zeroes) in July 1946

Although 7 people reached the top of the Matterhorn on July 14, 1865, only 3 of them made it down to the bottom because of a disaster during the descent.

There have been 2054 nuclear bomb detonations since July 14 1945

Even though Kingpin is considered Daredevil's arch-nemesis, it was almost 14 years from his debut in Amazing Spider-man #50 (July 1967) until his first appearance in Daredevil's comic in issue #170 (May 1981).

More United States Presidents have died in the month of June or July than any other time of the year (14 presidents died in June-July).