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Number 23 Enigma part 1 – enigma fan

I watch Jim Carrey Movie title ‘The Number 23’ wich story about Walter Sparrow(Jim Carrey) becomes obsessed with a novel that he believes was written about him. As his obsession increases, more and more similarities seem to arise. Its all related to number 23. Then i found on the Internet about some through fact…and Number 23 was an enigma.

The 23 Enigma refers to the belief that most incidents and events are directly connected to the number 23, some permutation of the number 23, or a number related to the number 23. I want to share with you some interesting fact related to number 23 i found on the net. It give me creepy feeling. The number 23 appears in many mysterious coincidences but only to those who notice it.

True Fact

  • 2 + 3 = 5, which is (3 x 2) – (3 – 2).
  • 33 – 22 = 23
  • December 23, 2012 is the date the Mayan calendar ends, predicting an apocalyptic event. The Mayan calendar’s “Long Count” does indeed end on either the 21st or 23 December 2012, depending on calculation (see Maya calendar#End of the world?).
  • Both the ancient Egyptian and Sumerian calendars begin on 23 July. Both calendars were apparently calculated from the date of the heliacal rising of Sirius, which does occur at that latitude around that time of year.
  • W, the 23rd letter of the Latin alphabet has 2 points down, 3 points up.
  • Vanadium, the 23rd element is represented by the symbol V. In Roman numerals, V = 5 = 2 + 3.
  • 23 is the smallest number of integer-sided boxes that tile a box so that no two boxes share a common length.
  • The Knights Templar had 23 Grand Masters, the last being Jacques de Molay.
  • Alexander the Great was aged 23 when he cut the Gordian Knot.
  • Julius Caesar was stabbed 23 times when he was assassinated.
  • John F. Kennedy was assassinated on November 22, 1963 and his supposed assassin — Lee Harvey Oswald — was assassinated on November 24, 1963, the 23rd being in between.
  • Benjamin Harrison, the 23rd President of the United States, served between Grover Cleveland’s two non-consecutive terms.
  • “Franklin Delano Roosevelt” contains 23 letters.
  • The sum of the digits of the United States Bicentennial year (1976) equals 23: 1 + 9 + 7 + 6 = 23
  • Twenty-two organizations merged to create the “Department of Homeland Security”. This makes the DHS the twenty-third.
  • On a normal modern Latin alphabet, QWERTY keyboard, the 23rd letter W is right below and between 2 and 3.
  • Charles Darwin wrote his book on the theory of Evolution in 1859: 1 + 8 + 5 + 9 = 23
  • Hurricane Katrina, considered to be the costliest and one of the five deadliest hurricanes to ever strike the United States, was declared an official hurricane by the National Hurricane Center on August 23 2005. August is the 8th month, and 8 = 23.
  • Each parent contributes 23 chromosomes to the DNA of a child.
  • In humans the 23rd chromosome determines biological sex. True by convention; the numbering of chromosomes is actually arbitrary.
  • The Salt March, initiated by Mohandas Gandhi to protest the Salt tax, lasted 23 days.
  • Volkswagen’s VW logo contains the Roman numeral V (2 + 3 = 5) and the 23rd letter W. Volkswagen is based in Wolfsburg which starts with the 23rd letter.
  • On Microsoft Windows computers, a line break is stored as ASCII code 13, then ASCII code 10. On Apple Macintosh computers running Mac OS 9 or earlier, a line break is stored as ASCII code 13. On Linux and Unix systems, a line break is stored as ASCII code 10. Supposedly, in telegraphy a line break is or was transmitted as a 23, as referred to in the article 23.
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