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Chile’s population is 16.6 million. Source: CIA World Factbook
March 1, 1692, marked the beginning of the Salem Witch Trials. Source: Library of Congress
The last time the U.S. men’s Olympic hockey team won the gold medal was in 1980 in Lake Placid, N.Y. Source: U.S. Olympic Committee/Associated Press
Feb. 28 is the deadline for individuals and corporations to donate to charities providing earthquake relief in Haiti and claim those contributions on 2009 tax returns. Source: IRS.gov
The highest medal count for the United States in the Olympic Winter Games is 34, which the U.S. team attained in 2002 in Salt Lake City. Source: U.S. Olympic Committee
In the first Olympic Winter Games, in 1924, the Canadian hockey team won all five of their games and outscored their opponents 110 to 3. Source: Vancouver Organizing Committee