Numbers can be involved in everything, from the happiest to the most heart wrenching information, the weight of a baby, to the time of death of a loved one.
The number 25 is no exception, and here we’re going to look at twenty-five facts about the number 25!
- The 25th President of the United States was William McKinley, Jr.
- There are 25 playable characters in ‘Mario Kart Wii‘ and ‘Super Smash Bros. Melee‘.
- India’s national board game “Pachisi” actually means “25” in Hindi.
- Johnny Marr and Johnny Cash both have songs with 25 in the title, they are “25 hours” and “25 minutes to go” respectively.
- The number of Florida electoral votes that won the 2000 U.S. presidential election was 25.
- In a Major League Baseball team, 25 is the size of a full roster team for most of the season.
- Scottish poet Robert Burns was born on the 25th day of the year.
- ‘World Pasta Day’ is held on the 25th October every year.
- In roman numerals, the number 25 is XXV.
- The PAL video standard has a per second frame rate of 25.
- Lawrence Bragg won the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1915 aged 25.
- Francesco Boggian set a Guiness World Record in 2008 by making 25 tortelloni in 3 minutes.
- The 89th and 90th numbers of pi is 25.
- Estonia holds word record for the world’s largest Battery Mosaic. It’s made from 180,00 batteries, and is 25 square meters in size (269 Square foot), it was made by a team of 10 art students to promote a Euronics store.
- Queen Alexandra’s birdwing butterfly is the largest known butterfly in the world, it weighs 25g (0.9oz).
- Tupac, Peaches Geldof, Wilfred Owen, John Keats and Clyde Barrow all died age 25.
- The number 25 in baseball is usually held by the team’s best slugger.
- In the Qur’an there are twenty-five prophets who make an appearance.
- Adele‘s album, 25, named after her age, became the U.S’ bestselling album in a week.
- Manganese has the atomic number of 25.
- The smallest square that can be written by adding two consecutive squares is 25 (32+42=52).
- In Portugal the maximum life sentence is 25 years imprisonment.
- According a 2016 World Happiness Report, Panama is the 25th happiest country in the world.
- In the Bible the numbers 600 and 12,000 are both used 25 times.
- The average week worth of coffee costs an American $25.