Ripley's Believe It or Not by Ripley’s Believe It or Not! for August 10, 2015
The United States did not have a president between 11:35 a.m. and 12:05 p.m. on August 9, 1974. The lapse occurred between Richard Nixon signing his resignation and Gerald Ford being sworn in. 70s rocker! In 1977, during a rocking chair marathon, Maureen Weston of England went without proper sleep for 18 days! Punked payroll! After adding biometric scanning to attendance records in 2009, the city of Delhi, India, discovered 22,853 fake employees on its payroll!