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Apollo 14 lands

The landing took place at Fra Mauro formation. It was originally the target of the unfortunate Apollo 13 mission. Commander Alan Shepard hit two golf balls on the lunar surface with a makeshift club he had brought with him. As of December 2017, it was the first and only game of golf ever played on a foreign celestial body.

Pi = 3.2 by law

The General assembly of the American state Indiana passed Bill No.246 which in effect gave 3.2 exactly as the value of pi. It stated, in part, "the ratio of the diameter and circumference (pi) is as five-fourths to four." That is 3.2 exactly. The bill never became law, due to the intervention a mathematician, who happened to be present.

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