What do our state’s world records say about us? Second only to Texas (10) and New York (9) in total records, Michigan has 8 total Guinness World Records. Check out the list of the current feats held by The Great Lakes State.
Largest rubber chicken toss (925 participants) I’m not sure why rubber chickens are funny, but maybe the effect is cumulative?READ MORE: The University of Michigan Research Found Vaping Marijuana Associated with More Lung Damage
Largest sandwich (5,440 pounds) Leave it to Roseville. Held by Wild Woody’s Chill and Grill located there.
Largest working rifle (33 feet, 4 inches long) You’d think the world’s largest rifle would be in Texas.
Longest fingernails (combined length of 32 feet 3.8 inches) RIP Melvin Boothe of Pontiac.READ MORE: Detroit Bus Drivers Receives First Raise In Three Years
Largest snowball (32.94 feet in circumference) This is what happens when you isolate mechanical engineers in a remote Upper Peninsula college. Specifically they were at ASME Michigan Technological University in Houghton, Michigan.
Largest swing dance (756 participants) It’s a wonder nobody gets hurt at these things.
Tallest man ever (8 foot 11 inches / shared with Illinois) He died in Manistee, Mich. How that gives us any claim to his record is a mystery.MORE NEWS: Michigan Senator, Gary Peters, Expects $1.9T Coronavirus Package Approved By The Weekend
Thanks to Estately.com blog for putting together the list of all 50 states’s Guinness World Records.