Number 38

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[Chemistry]  The atomic number of Strontium (Sr).

[Geology]  The North 38th parallel (38o latitude line) currently divides North Korea and South Korea.

[Language]  The number of letters in the (both eastern and western) Armenian alphabet.

[History]  Colorado became the 38th state of the U.S. on 1 August 1876.

[History]  The 38th U.S. President: Gerald Rudolph Ford (Republican, Nebraska, 1974-1977).

[History]  The shortest war ever recorded was in 1896 between Britian and Zanzibar and lasted 38 minutes.

[History]  The Winchester Mystery House in San Jose, Silicon Valley, California is an unfinished 160-room Victorian mansion with 47 fireplaces, which was built continuously in 38 years (1884 to 5 September 1922).

[Math.] Two cube numbers using the same digits: 353 = 42875 and 383 = 54872. Others: 53 = 125 and 83 = 512.

[Math.]  The sum s(n) = 2^(2n)+3^(2n)+5^(2n) is always divisible by 19 for any integer n³ 1: s(1) = 22+32+52 = 38.

[Money]  A Diners Club/Carte Blanche credit card number starts with either 2 digits 36, 38 or 3 digits 300, 301, 302, 303, 304 or 305.

[Sport]  The loft angle of iron golf clubs is increased by 4o from the vertical, from 2-iron to 9-iron; for pitching wedge is 52o and sand wedge 58o.

2-iron: 18o         3-iron: 22o     4-iron: 26o      5-iron: 30o

6-iron: 34o         7-iron: 38o     8-iron: 42o      9-iron: 46o.

36 & 38

[History]  The 36th U.S. President: Lyndon Baines Johnson (Democrat, Texas, 1963-1969).

His Vice President, Hubert Horatio Humphrey, Jr. (Minnesota, 1965-1969), was the 38th U.S. Vice President. There was no Vice President in the period 1963-1965.

38 & 41

[History]  The 38th U.S. President: Gerald Rudolph Ford (Republican, Nebraska, 1974-1977).

His Vice President, Nelson Aldrich Rockefeller (New York, 1974-1977), was the 41st U.S. Vice President. There was no Vice President in some period of 1974.