150…

This, apparently, is my 150th post! So, I decided to do a little research into what else is significant about 150…

– 150 is the sum of eight consecutive primes (7+11+13+17+19+23+29+31).
– 150 is a Harshad number and an abundant number.
– The last Psalm in the Bible, Psalm 150, perhaps the one most often set to music.
– In cricket, 150 runs is a milestone for a batsman.
– A Professor’s Cube has 150 coloured squares.
– There is one Canadian highway numbered 150 (in Winnipeg) but 31 in USA.
– The United Nations Security Council Resolution 150, adopted unanimously on August 23rd 1960, after examining the application of the Republic of the Ivory Coast for membership in the United Nations recommended to the General Assembly that the Republic of the Ivory Coast be admitted.
– Year 150 (CL) was a common year starting on a Wednesday of the Julian calendar.

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