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Top 10 July 24 facts that will blow your mind.

  1. On July 24, 1915, the ship SS Eastland rolled over onto her side while tied to a dock in the Chicago River. A total of 844 passengers and crew were killed in what was the largest loss of life from a single shipwreck on the Great Lakes.

  2. Tailed frogs have internal fertilization, which means that male injects sperm directly into female's body. This process lasts between 24 to 30 hours. Eggs will be released from the female's body in July.

  3. In 1964 an Englishmen placed a bet at 1000/1 that man would land on the moon by 1971. On 20th July 1969 he claimed his £24,000

  4. Life in a Day. A crowdsourced documentary comprised of scenes selected from 80,000 clips from 192 nations submitted to YouTube showing respective occurrences from around the world on a single day, July 24, 2010.

  5. The White House Plumbers were a covert White House Special Investigations Unit, established July 24, 1971, during the presidency of Richard Nixon, tasked with stopping the leaking of classified information.

  6. July 23, 2000, Tiger Woods became the youngest golfer to win a complete Grand Slam. At age 24, he held all four modern major championships simultaneously :the U.S. Open, The British Open Championship, the PGA Championship and the Masters. He won the British Open that year with a 19 under par.

  7. On 24 July 1999 the Sun generated an "eruptive prominence" -- not aimed at Earth -- that was "particularly large and looping," "extending over 35 Earths out from the Sun." Earth-directed erupting prominences "can affect communications, navigation systems, even power grids" and produce auroras.

  8. On July 24, 1954, a huge section of Prospect Point observation area at Niagara Falls. The section of rock that collapsed was in a pie shape, sending an estimated 185,000 tons of rock thundering into the Niagara River Gorge. It was caught on camera too!

  9. July 10th is known as Silence Day where followers of Meher Baba keep silent for 24 hours. Every July 10th Baba instructed his followers to performance task. His last task was for them to keep silent for a day. Before the next date Baba died finishing his own 44 years of silence.

  10. Michael Richards (born July 24, 1949), widely known for his portrayal of Cosmo Kramer on the sitcom Seinfeld, was almost 40 when he was cast.

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july 24 fact data chart about The nominal constellation of 24 GPS satellites as of July 1,
The nominal constellation of 24 GPS satellites as of July 1, 1993, Greenwich hour angle 18:36:14.4

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JULY 24, 2013 is National Tequila Day and National Amelia Earhart Day

Chroococcidiopsis has been thought of as an organism capable of living on Mars; and a space mission called EXPOSE-R2 was launched on 24 July 2014 that contains samples to possibly introduce it into the Martian environment.

In the summers of 1849 and 1855, King Maximilian travelled his kingdom. Between 24 June and 27 July 1858, he undertook a journey on foot through his country, which began in Lindau. However, because of frequent rain he repeatedly had to be carried physically

Dick Cheney twice served as Acting President of the United States while George W. Bush underwent routine colonoscopies. The first he served from 07:09 to 09:24 EDT June 29, 2002 and the second from 07:16 to 09:21 EDT July 21, 2007 totaling for 4 hours and 20 minutes as Acting President.

The Tomb of the Unknowns has been guarded continuously, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, since July 2, 1937. Inclement weather, terrorist attacks, et cetera, do not cause the watch to cease.

Current president of Turkey, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan once served four months in prison ( from 24 March 1999 to 27 July 1999) by saying "The mosques are our barracks, [...] and the faithful our soldiers...."

July 10th is known as Silence Day where followers of Meher Baba keep silent for 24 hours. Every July 10th Baba instructed his followers to performance task. His last task was for them to keep silent for a day. Before the next date Baba died finishing his own 44 years of silence.

July 2, 1917 for 24 hours, white mobs indiscriminately stabbed, shot and lynched anyone with black skin. The death toll likely ran as high as 200 people.

American cruise ship 'Eastland' overturned at port in the Chicago River on July 24, 1915, taking the lives of 844 people. This was caused by having too many life boats making the ship top heavy and list. Due to the lack of rich/famous passengers, this disaster has largely been forgotten.

On July 24, 1915, the ship Eastland rolled over onto her side while tied to a dock in the Chicago River, 844 passengers and crew were killed in what was the largest loss of life from a single shipwreck on the Great Lakes."

In 1973, during his stay in Vietnam, Henry Moak was issued a combat ration that included a can of pound cake, manufactured in 1969. He vowed to eat the pound cake when he retired from the Army. On July 24, 2009, Colonel Moak opened the forty-year-old can and kept his word

A 12-year-old boy named Santos Rodriguez who on July 24, 1973 was killed in Dallas by a police officer, Darrell Cain, while being interrogated with his brother about "theft of change from a soda machine". Cain was conducting Russian roulette on the brothers to force a confession from them.

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The last time the U.S. raised the minimum wage was in May 2007 — that decision increased wages to $7.25 an hour starting July 24, 2009. Cumulative rate of inflation has gone up 23.5% since 2007, $7.25 would equal $8.96. 20 states are currently locked in with the U.S. min. wage.

Tomorrow people get work off in Utah because of Pioneer Day, essentially another celebration like Independence Day. On July 24, 1847 the Mormon Pioneers arrived in Salt Lake City. The holiday has received criticism for its lack of inclusiveness for non-Mormons, but I'll be celebrating!

Zachary Taylor (November 24, 1784 – July 9, 1850) was the 12th President of the United States, serving from March 1849 until his death in July 1850. Before his presidency, Taylor was a career officer in the United States Army, rising to the rank of major general.

there are two June this year, per Lunar Calendar. The first June starts on June 24 of Gregorian calendar, the second June starts on July 23, making this year totaling 384 days. I wonder for those whose birthday falls in June can request for two birthday gifts and parties.