Guinness World Records List
Guinness World Records List

13141Most rivetsJohn MoirUnited Kingdom (Northern Ireland only)Most rivetsThe world record for riveting is 11,209 in 9 hours, by John Moir at the Workman Clark Ltd shipyard, Belfast in June 1918. His peak hour was his 7th, with 1409 rivets, an average of nearly 23∞ per minute.
13142Heaviest weightlifting 48 kg clean & jerk (female)Nurcan TaylanTurkey, Antalya17 September 2010The heaviest weightlifting 48 kg clean & jerk (female) was 121 kg by Nurcan Taylan (Turkey) in Antalya, Turkey, on 17 September 2010.
13143Largest double bassErwin LustenbergerSwitzerland, Doppleschwand28 October 2006The largest double bass measured 5.55 m (18 ft 2.7 in) tall and 2.13 m (7 ft) wide. It was made by Gigezunft Doppleschwand in Switzerland and completed on 28 October 2006.
13144Largest legal banknoteGiesecke & Devrient GmBhGermany, MunichOn 22 May 1998, the Central Bank of Manila, the Philippines, issued a special commemorative 100,000-peso legal tender banknote, measuring 22 x 33 cm (8 ½ x 11 in) printed by Giesecke Devrient of Munich, Germany.Only 1,000 notes, which commemorated the centenary of the first declaration of Philippine independence, were issued.
13145First microwavePercy SpencerfirstUSA, Raytheon Company,Lexington,Mass01 January 1947In 1946 Percy Spencer (US), an engineer at the Raytheon Company, Lexington, Mass, USA, demonstrated the first microwave, named a Radarange by employees, in 1947. Spencer happened upon the invention in 1946 - during a tour of lab. facilities he stopped in front of a magnetron, the power tube that drives a radar set. Spencer felt a strange sensation, and the chocolate bar in his pocket began to melt. Spencer then returned to the lab with a bag of unpopped popcorn, and watched as they exploded next to the magnetron. Their demonstration microwave stood 167cm (5'6") tall.
13146Most dreidles spinning simultaneouslyUnited Synagogue YouthUnited States, Philadelphia, PA28 December 2011The most dreidles spinning simultaneously for at least 10 seconds is 734, and was achieved by United Synagogue Youth (USA), in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA, on 28 December 2011.
13147Miss World - shortest reignGabriella BrumUnited Kingdom, London01 January 1980The shortest reign of the Miss World title was a mere 18 hours by 18-year-old Miss West Germany (Gabriella Brum) in 1980, the 30th woman to have won the pageant title.
13148Most tractors ploughing simultaneouslyBritish Tractor Challenge 2006United Kingdom, Hullavington Air Base,Wiltshire25 June 2006The most tractors ploughing simultaneously was 2,141 at The British Tractor Challenge 2006, organised by John and Lynda Collingborn and held at Hullavington Air Base, Wiltshire, UK, on 25 June 2006.
13149Highest score for barefoot waterskiing tricks (male)David SmallUnited States, Adna12 June 2010The highest score in barefoot water skiing tricks (men) was 12,150 points by David Small (UK) on Lake Silverado in Adna, Washington, USA, on 12 June 2010.
13150Largest gaming vesselCaesars5324 peopleUnited States, Bridgeport01 September 2011The Legend, owned by Caesars, Indiana, USA and based at Bridgeport, Indian, is the largest riverboat casino in the world with an overall gaming space of 8,640m (93,000ft)and the capacity to hold 5,324 passengers.
13151Tallest umbrella plantKonstantinos XytakisUnited States, Richmond04 January 2002The world's tallest umbrella plant (Schefflera arboricola) measured 8.22 m (27 ft) on 4 January 2002. It is currently growing inside Konsta's Restaurant, Richmond, Virginia, USA, which is owned and managed by Konstantinos Xytakis and Sara Guterbock (both USA).
13152Largest collection of drumsticks autographedPeter LavingerUnited States, New York21 February 1999Peter Lavinger of New York, New York, USA has collated since 1980 over 1,300 drumsticks all of which have been played and handed to him by drummers representing various popular bands including Ringo Starr of The Beatles. His first drumstick was caught form the front row of a Good Rats concert in 1980Of the collection, he sees it as the best way to pay tribute to the bands. "The collection traces my movements through life. If ever I need an alibi, I'm set. I was at a concert."
13153Longest windsurfing journeyFlavio Jardim and Diogo GuerreiroBrazil, Chui18 July 2005The longest windsurfing journey was 8,120 km (5,045 miles) by Flavio Jardim and Diogo Guerreiro (both Brazil) who travelled from Chui to Oiapoque on the Brazillian Coast between 17 May 2004 - 18 July 2005 as part of the Blue Destination Expedition.The Blue Destination Expedition is a project to raise awareness about sustainable development amongst children.
13154Highest jump, Moto X Step Up jumpRonnie RennerUnited States29 June 2012The greatest height achieved in the X Games Moto X Step Up event is 14.33 m (47 ft), by Ronnie Renner (USA), at X Games 18 in Los Angeles, California, USA, on 29 June 2012.
13155Worst drought famineNorthern China13000000 peopleChina, 01 January 1879The worst famine caused by drought was in northern China in 1876-79, when between 9 and 13 million people are estimated to have died after the rains failed for three consecutive years.At around the same time (1876-78), approximately 5 million Indians died when the monsoon failed in successive years.
13156Tallest paddy plantTanaji NikamIndia, Kolhapur01 January 2005The tallest paddy plant (Oryza sativa) in the world measured 2.8m (9 ft 2 in) tall in 2005 and was grown by Tanaji Nikam (India) in Kolhapur, Maharashtra, India.
13157Most chromosomesOphioglossum reticulatumNot ApplicableThe organism with the highest chromosome number recorded in to date is estimated to be 1,440 (or 720 pairs) found in the adder's tongue fern Ophioglossum reticulatum.Original text presents information as: "to date is 2n = ca. 1440 found in..."Ca refers to circa, 2n means the ‘diploid number’- Diploid means having 2 sets of chromosomes. (This is true of most cells - reproductive cells have one set, and some plants have more than 2 sets).
13158Highest maiden Test match hundred (male)Gary SobersBarbados27 October 1957The highest maiden Test century is 365 not out by Sir Garfield St Aubrun Sobers (Barbados) for the West Indies against Pakistan at Kingston, Jamaica on 27, 28 February and 1 March 1958.
13159Largest okonomiyakiUnknown1.6 tonne(s) (metric ton)Japan, Osaka03 November 2002The largest okonomiyaki was made by Kamigata Okonomiyaki Takoyaki Cooperative Association, Osaka, Japan and weighed 1.6 tonnes (3,527.3 lb). The giant okonomiyaki was displayed at Nishinomaru Garden, Osaka Castle park, Osaka, Japan on 3 November 2002.An okonomiyaki is a thin, flat cake made from unsweetened batter fried with ingredients such as vegetables, meat and seafood.
13160Largest animal orchestra - most membersThai Elephant OrchestraThailand, Lampang01 January 2000The animal orchestra with the most members is the 12-piece Thai Elephant Orchestra at the Thai Elephant Conservation Centre, Lampang, Thailand. The orchestra was founded by Richard Lair and David Soldier (both USA) in 2000, with the aim of conserving the Asiatic elephant species.The elephants, aged between 7-18, improvise their own music on a variety of percussion and wind instruments. Their music is now commercially available on their 13-track CD, and a second, Elephonic Rhapsodies, (produced by the Mulatta label) will soon be released.The animals' combined weight is approximately 23 tonnes (50,706 lb) which makes them the largest orchestra in every sense!
13161Sun -Closest approach by spacecraftHelios, Solar orbit16 April 1976The unmanned spacecraft Helios 2 approached within 43.5 million km 27million miles of the Sun, carrying both US and West German instrumentation, on April 16, 1976 (™ Highest velocity).
13162Smallest rocketThe Pegasus rocket05 April 1990The smallest satellite launch vehicle was Pegasus - the three-stage booster was 15.5 m (50 ft 10 in) long. Pegasus has now been succeeded by an operational Pegasus XL version. The original Pegasus, first launched in 1990, was air-launched from an aircraft jet called Stargazer.
13163Largest asteroid in the main asteroid belt1 CeresItalyLargest asteroidThe largest asteroid is 1 Ceres (the first discovered, by G. Piazzi at Palermo, Sicily on 1 Jan 1801) with an average diameter of 941km 584.7miles.
13164Largest gathering of womenATTUKAL BHAGAVATHY TEMPLE TRUST2500000 peopleIndia, THIRUVANANTHAPURAM10 March 2009The largest annual gathering of women is achieved by 2.5 million women in an event organised by ATTUKAL BHAGAVATHY TEMPLE TRUST in Kerala, India, on 10 March 2009.Attukal Pongala festival is a tradition of Hinduism.
13165First crossing of the English Channel swimming, double (male)Antonio Abertondofirst, English Channel22 September 1961The first double crossing of the English Channel was by Antonio Abertondo (Argentina), in 43 hr 10 min on 20-22 September 1961.CS&PF list this as the Longest time (2-way).
13166Telephone - smallestJan Piotr KrutewiczUSAThe smallest operational telephone was created by Jan Piotr Krutewicz, Munster, USA on 16 September 1996. It measured just 47.5mm x 10mm x 21mm 1.8in x 0.3in x 0.8 in.
13167Victoria Cross - oldest recipientCapt. William RaynorNot Applicable11 May 1857Capt. William Raynor was the oldest person to receive the medal. It was awarded when he was 62, for the part he played in blowing up an arms store in Delhi besieged by insurgents on 11 May 1857, the second day of the Indian Mutiny.
13168First successful separation of conjoined twinsDr Jac S. Geller1952/12/14 year(s), month(s), day(s)United States, Cleveland14 December 1942The earliest successful separation of Siamese twins was performed on xiphopagus (joined at the sternum) girls at Mount Sinai Hospital, Cleveland, Ohio, USA by Dr Jac S. Geller on 14 Dec 1952.
13169Worst avalanche disaster - death tollUnknown40000 - 80000 peopleAustria, Tyrolean Alps01 January 1918An estimated 40,000 - 80,000 men lost their lives during the First World War in the Tyrolean Alps, with avalanches triggered by gunfire.A total of 18,000 Austrian and Italian troops were reported to have been lost in the Dolomite valleys of northern Italy on 13 Dec 1916 in more than 100 snow avalanches.On 31 May 1970, 18,000 people perished when an avalanche hit the village of Yungay, Huascaran, Peru.
13170First theatre named after an actorThe Garrick Theatre01 January 1889The first theatre to be named after an actor was The Garrick Theatre in London, UK, which was opened in 1889 and named after the actor David Garrick (UK, 1717-1779).

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